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File under undefined

Edward Gorey (1925-2000) spent most of his life trying to remain uncategorised and…
 
A century of no, No, NO

A century of no, No, NO

An air of discontent has been fomenting in the US since the turmoil of the 2016…
 
Information and emancipation

Information and emancipation

This book brings to light an audacious moment in the long career of civil rights…
 
Hard-working hooligans

Hard-working hooligans

Scan the pages of recent graphic design history, and its coverage of the…
 
Action to the word

Action to the word

Dutch Posters 1997–2017 (Lecturis, €41.00, $59, £45), the successor to Dutch Posters…
 
Rules of engagement

Rules of engagement

Back in 2005, I wrote ‘In Search of a Comprehensive Type Design Theory’, a somewhat…
 
The heart and soul of Harlem

The heart and soul of Harlem

The black-and-white Esquire photo 
of 57 jazz musicians (plus a few local children)…
 
Body of work

Body of work

In our digital age, when every image is available and mutable, when pornography is…
 
Shock and oral history

Shock and oral history

Ian Birch’s Uncovered: Revolutionary Magazine Covers is an entertaining browse…
 
Paranoia in the void

Paranoia in the void

The selection of Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina for the Man Booker longlist – the first time a…
 
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