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Visualize This: How to Tell Stories with Data
Visualize This: How to Tell Stories with Data

How to turn numbers into stories, or what pattern-recognition has to do with the evolution of journalism.

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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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A Brief History of Film Title Sequence Design in 2 Minutes
A Brief History of Film Title Sequence Design in 2 Minutes

What elementary school geometry has to do with the cornerstones of creativity in cinema.

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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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