Steven Heller

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Decoration Is Not A Four Letter Word

This unique 1928 volume Talens, which is a textbook on making decorative design for fabric, textiles was illustrated by J. Van Lerven from the school of Art and Design in Arnhem and text by C. Vakahuizen Van Den Brink from Utrecht.

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When Comics Were Comic

From the '20s through the '50s, our favorite comics were not stand-up stars or talk show hosts, they were the masters of vaudeville transformed on screen.

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Letter Heads

This artifact of letterhead virtuosity is one of the choice items in the pantheon of designed stationery.

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Money Worth Its Weight in Ink

This collection of useless money—German notgeld—won't buy you anything, but being broke never looked so good.

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An Interactive Documentary

In a new documentary titled "One Shared House," Irene Pereyra tells her story of growing up in a communal house—and gets the viewer involved.

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ModernDesign.doc

These vintage issues of "Design & Paper" comprise a history of American Modernism that is invaluable to both scholar and practitioner today.