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Entries from October 2006

A Graphic History of Emigre Magazine Compiled and Designed by Idea.

October 24th, 2006 · 1 Comment

File under: one-good-reason-for-being-up-hours-before-the-sun. I was up checking my email very early this morning (gotta get a head start on the girls) and noticed a message from Emigre. Wha–what’s this? IDEA magazine? Emigre retrospective? Slip case? Limited to 50 numbered copies? I grabbed my credit card and hoped I would be quick enough… I was! It’s […]

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Leo Lionni – Hero

October 18th, 2006 · Comments Off

I have a dog-eared, yellowing, frayed-edged copy of “Family of Man,” given to me as a gift from an old friend. Lionni was only responsible for the cover design and accompanying posters, but his art direction on the cover sets the tone for a beautiful photo essay, produced at a time when much of the […]

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