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Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich on Art vs. Design and the Joy of Losing Yourself in Purposeful Work
Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich on Art vs. Design and the Joy of Losing Yourself in Purposeful Work

“Art pushes the limit of human experience and language for its own sake, while Design might do this but only to humanize and integrate people’s lives in the context of an economy.”

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Iconic Designer Massimo Vignelli on Intellectual Elegance, Education, and Love
Iconic Designer Massimo Vignelli on Intellectual Elegance, Education, and Love

“Intellectual elegance [is] a mind that is continually refining itself with education and knowledge. Intellectual elegance is the opposite of intellectual vulgarity.”

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Illustrator Sophie Blackall on Subversive Storytelling, Missed Connections, and Optimism
Illustrator Sophie Blackall on Subversive Storytelling, Missed Connections, and Optimism

What Aldous Huxley’s misogyny has to do with children’s books, darkness, and modern love.

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Building Stories: Cartoonist Chris Ware Explores the Architecture of Being Human
Building Stories: Cartoonist Chris Ware Explores the Architecture of Being Human

What the inner life of a brownstone reveals about empathy, gender, and the human condition.

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