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Iron Fists: A Design History of Totalitarian Regimes
Iron Fists: A Design History of Totalitarian Regimes

What Mao’s poetry and Mussolini’s pulp fiction have to do with crimes against humanity.

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Justin Gignac on Idea Envy and Embracing Imperfection
Justin Gignac on Idea Envy and Embracing Imperfection

What the garbage of New York City has to do with monetizing the starving artist archetype.

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Breaking In: Advice from 100 Advertising Rockstars
Breaking In: Advice from 100 Advertising Rockstars

Phoenix from the ashes of advertising, or what the big idea has to do with collaboration.

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A Peek Inside the Notebooks of Great Creators, from Architecture to Advertising to Street Art
A Peek Inside the Notebooks of Great Creators, from Architecture to Advertising to Street Art

What Brazil’s favelas have to do with field science and Milton Glaser’s creative process.

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Railway Maps of the World
Railway Maps of the World

What the evolution of standardized time zones has to do with train travel in Zimbabwe.

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Enchantment: Guy Kawasaki’s Guide to Success
Enchantment: Guy Kawasaki’s Guide to Success

De-fluffing authenticity, or why your cause is your only yellow brick road to success.

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