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Words and lettering by Oz Cooper, from a booklet On Old Style and Modern Types (1927). Taken from baseline magazine, issue 22, 1996.
Justin McGuirk, Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture. Design by Neil Donnelly.
The jacket reveal here is fun, but not clever. This is to Neil’s credit. There’s no chuckle to be had when the jacket is lifted, no punchline to the joke. There’s only a formal arrangement that reflects the book’s premise and complicates its title.
There’s a tendency in graphic design to go for the immediately-understood idea, the clever amuse-bouche. This is something else — an invitation to read the design the same way one might a photograph or a poem.
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Jul 4 ♥ 401
Carry a Big Stick by Duncan M. Ferguson.
Charles Barsotti, who drew close to fourteen hundred cartoons for the magazine over the years, died today. Take a look at some of his most memorable cartoons: http://nyr.kr/1vK1kWO
(Source: newyorker.com)Jun 17 ♥ 1424
Today in BrooklynMay 25
Fried Chicken O Routie
The Legendary McVoutyMay 13 ♥ 18