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A Design Ethnography of South African Barbershops & Salons
A Design Ethnography of South African Barbershops & Salons

What the history of Apartheid has to do with signage design and communal storytelling.

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Cultural Connectives: Understanding Arab Culture Through Typography
Cultural Connectives: Understanding Arab Culture Through Typography

What typography has to do with cross-cultural understanding and linguistic minimalism.

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The Filter Bubble: Algorithm vs. Curator & the Value of Serendipity
The Filter Bubble: Algorithm vs. Curator & the Value of Serendipity

How the web gives us what we want to see, and that’s not necessarily a good thing.

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In The Wilds: Illustrating the Charm of the Countryside
In The Wilds: Illustrating the Charm of the Countryside

An antidote to urbanity by way of bails of hay, or what Irish quasi-postmen have to do with art.

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Before Muybridge: Pioneering Nineteenth-Century Motion Photography by French Scientist Étienne-Jules Marey
Before Muybridge: Pioneering Nineteenth-Century Motion Photography by French Scientist Étienne-Jules Marey

What biking in the nude has to do with bird flight and the dawn of cinema.

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Kurt Vonnegut’s Fictional Interviews with Luminaries
Kurt Vonnegut’s Fictional Interviews with Luminaries

What near-death experiences have to do with Shakespeare, Jesus and Isaac Asimov.

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