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an old book with colorful squares and lines on the front cover, in japanese language
Graphics thisisgrey likes: Photo
graphics thisisgrey likes : Photo
a man standing in front of a large poster with words on it that say your body is a battleground
Barbara Kruger: ‘Anyone who is shocked by what’s happening has not been paying attention’
Barbara Kruger: ‘Anyone who is shocked by what’s happening has not been paying attention’ | Art | The Guardian
an orange and yellow painting with red squares
Joseph Albers
Joseph Albers : Design Is History
the poster for bauhous shows two eyes with different colors and shapes on them
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Bauhaus Anniversary Poster | Minimalist Modern Geometric Abstract Wall Art Print, Bauhaus Poster, Red Blue Yellow Art
a man sitting in a chair surrounded by stacks of books and boxes on the floor
Gary Hustwit’s Dieter Rams Documentary Is Finally Here
Gary Hustwit is the director best known for bringing design documentaries to the big screen—including Helvetica, the first (only?) film to revolve entirely
men are working on the side of a ship while another man stands on top of it
Razzle Dazzle Camouflage
Credited to British artist, Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971) the concept of 'Razzle Dazzle' camouflage 'Is essential to break up the regularity of outline and this can be easily effected by strongly contrasting shades
a red, white and blue poster with the words freedom of the pen on it
Exploring the Lesser-known, Non-film work in the Ace New Saul Bass Archive
Exploring the lesser known work of Saul Bass
an advertisement for the museum of modern art is displayed on a cell phone, and it appears to have been altered
100 Diagrams That Changed the World
100 Diagrams That Changed the World – Brain Pickings
an old book with blue flowers and vines on the cover is opened to show it's pages
Shall I Call For Some Tea?
Shall I Call For Some Tea?
the label for philadelphia's loag is shown in this old - fashioned photo
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A nice collection of Vintage Trade Card Designs
several different types of soda bottle caps are shown in this image, with the names and colors
Friday find: Bottle caps
Kenny Yohn's vintage bottle cap collection.
an advertisement for 7up the uncola in front of a sun and clouds
Design is fine. History is mine.
John Alcorn, illustration for 7up – The Uncola, late 1960s. Source.
an image of corn on the cob with red lips and teeth in yellow, white, and black colors
The Herman Miller Summer Picnic Series Posters
<p>This series of original vintage posters by celebrated graphic designer, Steve Frykholm were produced for the Herman Miller Furniture Company to announce their annual corporate picnic, which has been taking place since the 70s. The company’s chief designer promotes the event every year with a unique poster, always touching upon the nature and culture of […]</p>