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Self-Portrait as Your Traitor: A 21st-Century Illuminated Manuscript
Self-Portrait as Your Traitor: A 21st-Century Illuminated Manuscript

“One must have a reason for reflection — an eye to admire variations.”

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The Making of a 21st-Century Illuminated Manuscript: Inside Debbie Millman’s Creative Process
The Making of a 21st-Century Illuminated Manuscript: Inside Debbie Millman’s Creative Process

How an illustrated poem comes to life.

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How We Got “Please” and “Thank You”
How We Got “Please” and “Thank You”

Why the line between politeness and bossiness is a linguistic mirage.

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Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Education, and the Kindness of the Universe
Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Education, and the Kindness of the Universe

“If you perceive the universe as being a universe of abundance, then it will be. If you think of the universe as one of scarcity, then it will be.”

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Fail Safe: Debbie Millman’s Advice on Courage and the Creative Life
Fail Safe: Debbie Millman’s Advice on Courage and the Creative Life

“Imagine immensities, don’t compromise, and don’t waste time.”

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The Magic and Logic of Color: How Josef Albers Revolutionized Visual Culture and the Art of Seeing
The Magic and Logic of Color: How Josef Albers Revolutionized Visual Culture and the Art of Seeing

“A thing is never seen as it really is.”

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Stunning Handcrafted Felt-on-Felt Typographic Homage to Melville’s <em>Moby-Dick</em>
Stunning Handcrafted Felt-on-Felt Typographic Homage to Melville’s Moby-Dick

“Almost forgetting for the moment all thoughts of Moby Dick, we now gazed at the most wondrous phenomenon which the secret seas have hitherto revealed to mankind.”

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Down with DOMA: Edith Windsor’s Historic Call with President Obama, Illustrated by Debbie Millman
Down with DOMA: Edith Windsor’s Historic Call with President Obama, Illustrated by Debbie Millman

“Hello, who am I talking to?”

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Bill Moggridge, Designer of the First Laptop, on Human-Centered Design
Bill Moggridge, Designer of the First Laptop, on Human-Centered Design

“It doesn’t occur to most people that everything is designed — that every building and everything they touch in the world is designed.”

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Love and Art: The Secret to a Romantic Relationship That’s Also a Creative Collaboration
Love and Art: The Secret to a Romantic Relationship That’s Also a Creative Collaboration

“Relationships are our greatest learning experiences.”

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