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Alternative Reality
Design and imagination in dangerous times: where fantasy and reality intersect
Phantom Spoon
Data Journalism and Design
An Icon Works: Labour and Visual Abstraction in Software
Toda Tsutomu: Design with an eye on background
Invisible / unintentional form An interview with Takahiro Kuramine

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Idea 391, 2020-10
Idea 391, 2020-10
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Nikon commissioned Yusaku Kamekura to design numerous posters, packaging designs and advertisements for Nikon. He used abstract forms, an impactful use of colours, along with his skilful reduction of messaging.
I came across two sample books containing printed examples of the work executed by the students in the Composing and Machine Departments of the Polytechnic School of Printing, between 1907 and 1910. I couldn't resist adding these to the archive.
The Paris Poster Hoardings of 1938. Posters gleam forth accentuating the melody of this city as they direct the eye to articles of everyday use and above all to people who are the talk of the hour.

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Graphis is one of the industries most long-standing magazines. It was first published in 1944 and founded by Walter Herdeg and Walter Amstutz in Zurich, Switzerland. It was released bimonthly and was trilingual, with articles in English, French and German.