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The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design
The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design

Six centuries of seminal design history, condensed into a stunning artifact.

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On “Pure Design” and What Beauty Really Means
On “Pure Design” and What Beauty Really Means

“Pure Design appeals to the eye just as absolute Music appeals to the ear.”

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David Byrne on How Music and Creativity Work
David Byrne on How Music and Creativity Work

“Presuming that there is such a thing as ‘progress’ when it comes to music is typical of the high self-regard of those who live in the present. It is a myth. Creativity doesn’t ‘improve.'”

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Dan Ariely on the Truth About Dishonesty, Animated
Dan Ariely on the Truth About Dishonesty, Animated

“It’s all about rationalization.”

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The Last Pictures: A Time-Capsule of Humanity in 100 Images Sent into Space for Eternity
The Last Pictures: A Time-Capsule of Humanity in 100 Images Sent into Space for Eternity

“Just as the topology of space is at odds with everyday human experience, the ‘time’ of space is utterly foreign.”

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How to Raise a Child: 10 Rules from Young Susan Sontag
How to Raise a Child: 10 Rules from Young Susan Sontag

Be consistent. Always speak well of his pop. Do not discourage childish fantasies.

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