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Gallery


11.14.13: Steven Heller and Mirko Ilić

Lettering Large
An excerpt and gallery from Steven Heller and Mirko Ilić's new book: Lettering Large: Art and Design of Monumental Typography.
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05.06.13: Daniella Zalcman

New York + London: A Vision of Home
Daniella Zalcman created a series images that are part New York, part London, and collectively represent her vision of home
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05.07.11: Jessica Helfand

Mothers Day Special: Baby, It's You!
Today, in honor of Mother's Day, we've gathered some baby photos from some of our favorite designers.
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04.08.11: The Editors

Name That Design Person!
We’ve invited a number of designers to share with us a long-lost kiddie pic on the 8th of every month leading up to Mother's Day. Guess the designer!

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03.08.11: The Editors

Name That Design Person!
We’ve invited a number of designers to share with us a long-lost kiddie pic: On the 8th of every month leading up to Mother's Day. We’re asking our readers to guess the identity.
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02.08.11: The Editors

Name That Design Person!
We’ve invited a number of designers to share with us a long-lost kiddie pic: On the 8th of every month leading up to Mother's Day.
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01.08.11: The Editors

Name That Design Person!
We’ve invited a number of designers to share with us a long-lost kiddie pic: beginning today, and on the 8th of every month leading up to Mother's Day.
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04.15.09: Ken Worpole

Tidal Pools: Photographs by Jason Orton
Tidal pools were once common along the coast of Britain, particularly at seaside holiday resorts. Although many such pools have been destroyed or exist as ruins, others are being revived thanks to the energies of lido enthusiasts. This photo essay captures their beauty, even in decay.
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