Jessica Helfand

Paris One Forty: Week Three

Gargoyles as emoticons, façades, a visual history of French sanitation in typography + more

Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand

Rough Sketches

Trump-Pence, Clinton-Kaine, Black Lives Matter, The Four Seasons, mapping the brain, the video essay

DJ Stout

Remembering Mike Hicks

The embodiment of everything a great designer should be

John Crispin

Willard Suitcases

#NewYork State Office of Mental Health #belongings #peoplenotpatients #photography #psychiatry #documentation

Debbie Millman

Design Matters from the Archive: Tiffany Shlain

On this episode, Debbie talks to Tiffany Shlain about her films, about starting the Webby Awards, and about the growing presence of technology in our lives.

Steven Heller

Tags: A Selection, III

Tagging: from cars to cameras

Jessica Helfand

Paris One Forty: Week Two

A visual diary.

Jessica Helfand


For Paul Rand, a modern mark was a simple mark, and the secret to making things last lay in keeping them simple.

Rob Walker

Tag / Anti-Tag

#graffiti #street art #buffing #vigilantism #Matthieu Martin #photography

Debbie Millman

Brandon Stanton

Debbie talks to photographer Brandon Stanton about his ongoing project “Humans of New York” and why total strangers open up to him.

Steven Heller

Tags: A Selection, II

#commerce #costs #forsale

Jessica Helfand

Paris One Forty: Week One

A visual diary.

Melissa Del Bosque, Jen Reel

The Things They Left Behind

#immigration #BrooksCountyTexas #the border #forensics #IHaveaName #YoTengoNombre

Steven Heller


The risk-taking magazines of Ralph Ginzburg

Bryan Finoki

Tag Space

#metadata #targeting #terrorism #tag space #surveillance #body politic

Annette Florid

Alphabet Soup 2.0

#junkfood #socialmedia

Steven Heller

Tags: A Selection, I

Some of the many (literal) meanings of the tag

Adam Harrison Levy

Tag Lines

#infrastructure #mark out #urban archaeology #public utilities #mapping

Robert Fulford

The Secret Life of the Octothorpe

#origins #pound sign #telephony #etymology

Debbie Millman

Gretchen Rubin

Debbie talks to author Gretchen Rubin about happiness and the power of habit.

Eugenia Bell


You’re It

Scott Henderson, and Dick Sheaff

Independence Day

A collection of early 20th-century postcards manufactured for the Fourth of July.

John Foster

R & B Improv

Homespun record jackets from an anonymous collector

Nick Sowers

This Wanted to Fail

The Rewards of Mistakes

Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand

Border Control

Brexit, borders, naming, Fiorello La Guardia and his airport, robot dogs, though leadership, Snapfax

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