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Pipe dreams

Pipe dreams

Push Pin founders Seymour Chwast (pronounced ‘kwast’) and Milton Glaser instigated a…
 

Spectacle and knowledge

This elegant mini-brick of a book, designed by Irma Boom, reproduces a selection of 700…
 
All the juice that fits, in bite-size bits

All the juice that fits, in bite-size bits

Shortly after it began trading, Innocent received a letter from the Trading Standards…
 

Not exactly kid’s stuff

As children’s books go, both of the above represent the ambitious end of the market.…
 

Pieced together in Ambleside

I’m sure that most designers will know about some aspect of Kurt Schwitters’ work…
 

Design’s virtual Woodstock

I was spoilt for choice. The speakers had all been outstanding, the line-up stellar, the…
 

The font now arriving at Platform 1

Stories in the glossier design books usually have neat endings: the project is completed…
 
Bauhaus

Bauhaus

‘Arguing is part of the Bauhaus,’ says Philipp Oswalt, director of the current Dessau…
 
Iron curtain Vegas

Iron curtain Vegas

In the mind’s eye, the Eastern Europe of the cold war is painted with a grey wash…
 
Boy’s Own inventions

Boy’s Own inventions

American Heritage, a hardcover quarterly, was my favourite magazine in the 960s for…
 
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