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ISIS Translated

While everyone is jittery about ISIS, designer Meital Gueta decided to transform its trademark ISIS (Daesh) flag into a Jewish New Year (Rosh Ha’shana) greeting card.

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The Very First Principle of Typography

Stanley Morison, designer and historian of printing, design of the Times New Roman typeface (1931) and other historical revivals wrote First Principles of Typography in 1929. Take a look inside this book.

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Early Chwast

It is always fun to look at the early work of great artists and designers. Here is Seymour Chwast from 1961 when he worked in linocut.

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Weekend Heller: Hot Show at Bard

The current exhibition Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life, curated by Douglas Dodds, Senior Curator, Word and Image Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London is a essential piece of illustration history and practice. Learn more.

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My Favorite Favoriten

The covers of Favoriten (Favorite) journal were so different as to suggest they were completely different magazines, or at least very different art directors.

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Is Copying the Highest Form of Flattery?

Art and Craft, which opens tomorrow, is a film about an enigmatic art forger who gives (he does not sell) his forgeries to museums, libraries and other institutions throughout the U.S. Hear what the directors have to say about it and the forger.

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Chalk Talk

Take a look at this vintage chalk packaging, which is an example of what Steven Heller calls “typography parlant.”

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When The Sky Fell In New York

During World War II every American city and town needed to have a strong civil defense authority. Take a look inside a cautionary guide to civilian defense that mixes wit, humor, and comic drawings.