Illustration is probably one of the oldest forms of communication. Conceptually speaking, it’s prior to alphabets and text, and it was never replaced.
“Library record designs have become a shorthand for psychedelic art,” says Mark Iosifescu, an editor at Brooklyn-based publisher Anthology Books.
Expensive and laborious to produce, a single woodcut could be recycled to illustrate scores of different ballads, each new home imbuing the same image with often wildly diverse meanings.
The modernist designer Massimo Vignelli is the father of New York City’s famous 1972 subway map.
Do you remember the first zine someone put in your hands?
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