Wednesday, 12:22pm
30 November 2011

Noted #21

Hebrew letters, famine posters, IBM typewriter ads and early mag covers

Here are some links to sites that grabbed our attention this week.

Hebrew typography
A site packed with content about Hebrew lettering and alphabets.

Step-free tube map of London
What the London Underground system looks like if you have difficulty with stairs.

Graphic activism
Work from the 50/50 famine relief poster initiative (including top, by Joe Newton). See also ‘Working for peanuts’ on the Eye blog.

Ads and machines
A short history of the IBM typewriter (and its ads).

Famous firsts
The front covers of the first editions of famous magazines.

new-yorker2

See also the latest New Yorker cover by Dan Clowes.

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