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High Times: An Illustrated History of Aviation
High Times: An Illustrated History of Aviation

From Icarus to the Wright Brothers, by way of hot air balloons and dirigibles.

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My Brother’s Book: Maurice Sendak’s Posthumous Love Letter to the World
My Brother’s Book: Maurice Sendak’s Posthumous Love Letter to the World

“Because love is so enormous, the only thing you can think of doing is swallowing the person that you love entirely.”

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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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How Cinelli Revolutionized the Art and Design of the Bicycle
How Cinelli Revolutionized the Art and Design of the Bicycle

A visual history of how Italian designer Cino Cinelli shaped the standards for modern cycling.

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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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Life in Five Seconds: Minimalist Pictogram Summaries of Pop Culture and Historical Events
Life in Five Seconds: Minimalist Pictogram Summaries of Pop Culture and Historical Events

From The Matrix to Marie Antoinette’s execution, irreverent visual synopses of pop culture staples.

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