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Evolution: A Coloring Book
Evolution: A Coloring Book

A die-cut history of how the dinosaurs became birds and humans rose from the sea.

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Iconic Italian Graphic Artist Bruno Munari’s Rare Vintage “Interactive” Picture-Books
Iconic Italian Graphic Artist Bruno Munari’s Rare Vintage “Interactive” Picture-Books

Pioneering visual storytelling that endures as a manifesto for the magic of paper books.

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Things I Have Learned in My Life So Far: Sagmeister’s Typographic Maxims on Life, Updated
Things I Have Learned in My Life So Far: Sagmeister’s Typographic Maxims on Life, Updated

Lived wisdom in living lettering.

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Flashlight: A Whimsical Wordless Story about Curiosity and Wonder
Flashlight: A Whimsical Wordless Story about Curiosity and Wonder

Shedding light on the wonderland that unfolds when you simply dare, and care, to look.

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The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My: Tove Jansson’s Playful and Philosophical Vintage Masterpiece
The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My: Tove Jansson’s Playful and Philosophical Vintage Masterpiece

The gloriously illustrated story of an errand turned adventure turned existential parable.

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Reinventing the Wheel: A Design History of the Circle as a Visual Metaphor for Information
Reinventing the Wheel: A Design History of the Circle as a Visual Metaphor for Information

How nature’s perfect shape came to contain the imperfections of the human condition.

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