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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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My Struggle: Salvador Dalí’s Credo, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
My Struggle: Salvador Dalí’s Credo, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple

“Against simplicity/ for complexity . . . against the collective/ for the individual.”

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Kevin Stanton’s Cut-Paper Illustrations of Romeo and Juliet
Kevin Stanton’s Cut-Paper Illustrations of Romeo and Juliet

A tactile take on literature’s most tragic love story.

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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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Thoughtful Alphabets: Edward Gorey’s Lost Cryptic 26-Word Illustrated Stories
Thoughtful Alphabets: Edward Gorey’s Lost Cryptic 26-Word Illustrated Stories

A delightfully dark journey into the love of language.

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Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading
Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading

“There’s a future in books…and a book in your future!”

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