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‘Typo’s guaranteed!’

‘Typo’s guaranteed!’

Do you know of the calypso singer Mighty Sparrow? Or the jazz singer Slim Gaillard…
 
Still standing and outstanding

Still standing and outstanding

The demolition of the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St Louis, Missouri, in the…
 
Slip sliding into history

Slip sliding into history

About halfway through this long and highly detailed study of the life and work of…
 
Taxonomy of twigs and trees

Taxonomy of twigs and trees

The work of Berlin-based design collective Neubau, founded by Stefan Gandl, is…
 
Nostalgia for the Carnation Revolution

Nostalgia for the Carnation Revolution

The exhibition ‘Freedom of Image’, which was spread throughout Porto between May and…
 
Prolific polymath

Prolific polymath

Pretty Pictures (Thames & Hudson, £42, $75) covers the astonishing body of work that…
 
Stone love

Stone love

Since the early 1960s Michael Twyman has contributed to the establishment and…
 
Book of revelations

Book of revelations

The uncontroversial premise of Multiple Signatures is that design is a collaborative…
 
Freestyling text and image

Freestyling text and image

As a second-year undergraduate student at Reading in the early 1990s, I was shown the…
 
Unpacked baggage

Unpacked baggage

Is any contemporary illustrator a household name today? Not in the same way that…
 
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