Italian education is pretty good. Partly because the publications used by students are so appealing. From textbooks, like the 1945 Aritmetica (below) to the wonderful Fascist era quaderni used for writing lessons and tests. The quaderno below (commemorating the Italian navy) is filled with handwritten notes for a class on minerals.
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About Steven HellerSteven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →