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Milton Glaser: To Inform & Delight
Milton Glaser: To Inform & Delight

What Bob Dylan has to do with civic pride and Ancient Rome’s views on the purpose of art.

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A Brief Visual History of Vintage Typographic Scripts
A Brief Visual History of Vintage Typographic Scripts

From Victorian letters to modernist lettering, or what Venice has to do with children’s penmanship.

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Beauchamping: Simple Design for a Better World
Beauchamping: Simple Design for a Better World

Transcending self-judgement, or what getting away has to do with being fully present.

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How Alex Steinweiss Invented the Album Cover
How Alex Steinweiss Invented the Album Cover

A brief history of music for the eyes, or how to go from brown paper to design revolution in 7 pounds.

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The Lists, To-dos and Illustrated Inventories of Great Artists
The Lists, To-dos and Illustrated Inventories of Great Artists

What a 21-point scale of self-confidence has to do with Adolf Konrad’s carry-on and Picasso’s favorite artists.

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Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day Two
Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day Two

How to get eaten by mushrooms, why we’re all African, and what language has to do with genetics.

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