W. A. Dwiggins

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The man who invented graphic design

Issue 23, Winter 1996

Feature

When W.A. Dwiggins called himself a graphic designer, he coined the phrase that would define…

Cult of the ugly

Issue 9, Summer 1993

Feature

Designers used to stand for beauty and order. Now beauty is passé and ugliness is smart. How did…

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A century of lick and stick

28 November 2013

Michael Russem’s Postage Stamps By AIGA Medalists features graphic design in miniature from 1909-2007
Michael Russem’s book Postage Stamps by AIGA Medalists,  showcases almost every known stamp designed by a medallist, writes Meredith Thomas.