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Iconic Designer Henry Dreyfuss on Beauty, Serenity, and Shaping Public Taste
Iconic Designer Henry Dreyfuss on Beauty, Serenity, and Shaping Public Taste

“Man achieves his tallest measure of serenity when surrounded by beauty.”

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A Design History of Childhood
A Design History of Childhood

“Children help us to mediate between the ideal and the real.”

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Celebrating Cassandre: Gorgeous Vintage Posters by One of History’s Greatest Graphic Designers
Celebrating Cassandre: Gorgeous Vintage Posters by One of History’s Greatest Graphic Designers

“He translated the essence of a thing — like a train, a ship, or a person — to the most ‘graphic’ expression.”

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Sign Painters: What a Disappearing Art Teaches Us About Creative Purpose and Process
Sign Painters: What a Disappearing Art Teaches Us About Creative Purpose and Process

“It is at the moment o f a craft’s disappearance that its cultural value suddenly becomes plain to see.”

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Famous Graphic Designers Offer Advice on Design and Life to the Young
Famous Graphic Designers Offer Advice on Design and Life to the Young

“Work your ass off + Don’t be an asshole”

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Popular Lies About Graphic Design
Popular Lies About Graphic Design

Debunking the misconceptions, half-truths, and dangerous mythology of creativity.

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