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Michael Dooley talks with the authors of 20 Over 80: Conversations on a Lifetime in Architecture and Design.
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Michael Dooley shares a post-finale essay on advertising for the hit TV series Mad Men.
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David Ogilvy and other advertising greats are constantly referenced in Mad Men. Here, we take a look at Ogilvy's background and wisdoms—and his work.
Milton Glaser brings back his style and some street artists leave their typographic mark.
Milton Glaser was enticed to return to a style that helped put him on the map in the '60s for the campaign promoting the new season of "Mad Men." Take a deeper look at Glaser's iconic work.
Canadian Club Whiskey's brand legacy includes a 2008 renaissance with the ever-popular "Damn Right Your Dad Drank It" ad campaign. Find out how two directors send the typical creative brief into a tailspin and turn around a 16 year sales decline, all while highlighting the intersection of sex and design...
Film Director Steve Fuller discusses the inspiration behind Mad Men's title sequence with Steven Heller, divulging sources of inspiration.