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The Architect Says: A Compendium of Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom from Iconic Architects
The Architect Says: A Compendium of Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom from Iconic Architects

Gehry, Eames, Le Corbusier, Fuller, Hadid, and more.

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The Stunning Ornithological Illustrations of the Self-Taught Artist Genevieve Jones
The Stunning Ornithological Illustrations of the Self-Taught Artist Genevieve Jones

The bittersweet story of a young woman and her family, who triumphed through tragedy to bring a passion project to life and change the face of science illustration.

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How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular for the Information Age
How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular for the Information Age

The rise of the experimental paperback and how ‘typophotography’ paved the information superhighway.

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Stunning Subjectivity: Obsessive Typographic Maps by Paula Scher
Stunning Subjectivity: Obsessive Typographic Maps by Paula Scher

An irreverent, artful antidote to GPS appification, or what the NYC subway has to do with tsunamis.

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Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns for the Information Age
Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns for the Information Age

What the basis of Buddhism has to do with Jack Kerouac, poverty in Italy and Alice in Wonderland.

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How to Break Through Your Creative Block: Strategies from 90 of Today’s Most Exciting Creators
How to Break Through Your Creative Block: Strategies from 90 of Today’s Most Exciting Creators

Refining the machinery of creativity, or what heartbreak and hydraulics have to do with coaxing the muse.

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Woodcut: A Meditation on Time Through the Inked Cross-Sections of Fallen Trees
Woodcut: A Meditation on Time Through the Inked Cross-Sections of Fallen Trees

Bryan Nash Gill’s visual record of the passage of time.

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Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline
Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline

A chronology of one of our most inescapable metaphors, or what Macbeth has to do with Galileo.

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The Toaster Project: A DIY Quest for the Origins of Stuff
The Toaster Project: A DIY Quest for the Origins of Stuff

A nine-month journey to find what we lost between fifteenth-century smelting and China’s factories.

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Analog Books to Die For: Five Fantastic Die-Cut Books
Analog Books to Die For: Five Fantastic Die-Cut Books

What cutting-edge digital culture has to do with an unmakeable book, lasers, and Sherlock Holmes.

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