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The Enduring Power of Posters to Promote and Provoke

As Carol A. Wells sees it, “The best posters are powerful and influential. The worst are quickly forgotten.” Wells is an art historian and curator who also oversees the largest collection of socially engaged post-WWII graphics in the U.S. And she’s one of seven design experts who curated Serigrafía, a survey of posters that...

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Design Activism

It is no secret that design has infiltrated every aspect of our lives from the styling of the icons on our smart phones to the ads we see in the newspaper and on billboards and even the jewelry we wear. One of the up and coming uses of design is in activism. From the...