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Street haunting

Street haunting

Ghost signs have long been popular as landmarks, historical devices, ornaments and…
 
Paradise debunked

Paradise debunked

The consensus among designers is that the middle of the last century was the golden…
 
Grignani

Grignani

‘Franco Grignani: Art as Design 1950-1990’ at London’s Estorick Collection (5 July –…
 
Hippie shake-up

Hippie shake-up

What do Victor Moscoso’s psychedelic music posters, Harley Davidson’s Captain America…
 
Animals fight back

Animals fight back

This book of 115 black-and-white woodcut illustrations and few words carries an…
 
Bruce Rogers in the twentieth century

Bruce Rogers in the twentieth century

The Centaur types are arguably the greatest achievement of the Indiana-born…
 
Stuck in neutral

Stuck in neutral

The scope of Mapping Graphic Design History in Switzerland is expansive. The editors…
 
Non-woolly mammoth

Non-woolly mammoth

There are few publications that can boast the depth of resource, aspiration and…
 
In praise of infrastructure: BR’s corporate identity manual is resurrected

In praise of infrastructure: BR’s corporate identity manual is resurrected

The British Rail Corporate Identity Manual was a labour of love for Wallace Henning…
 
Soothing deadlines

Soothing deadlines

Christoph Niemann’s Sunday Sketching (Abrams, $40, £25) includes a few ‘greatest…
 
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