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Content includes:
Only the Best is Good Enough Editorial
The Revival of Direct Mail by Charles E. Mansell
To Hood or Not to Hood: Fountain Pen Design
On Design and Advertising: Three Books
The Face of Time by R. W. Symonds
New Designs from the Factories
Notes and News

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Art & Industry 288, June 1950. Cover design by Hans Schleger /Zero
Art & Industry 288, June 1950. Cover design by Hans Schleger /Zero
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From the design archive:
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Helmut Schmid Typography explores the typographer’s oeuvre in its entirety. The book’s generous design allows each image to breathe, and the accompanying texts narrate Schmid’s life and career in an informative and pleasant manner.

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A short essay and scanned advertising from Swiss Industrial Graphic Design. A rare book focused on effective industrial promotion authored by Hans Neuburg. The design of the book is credited to Hans Neuburg and Walter Bangerter.
“They’ll never stand for that” and “It’s too modern” are, as George Plante aptly puts it, the restraintive thoughts which beset a commercial artist who tries to let himself go.

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When perusing vintage publications, I often stumble upon forgotten or undocumented gems. In this article, I compare two remarkable advertisements designed for Sprengel Ltd byHerbert Zumpe and Karl Otto Goetz