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Love Is Walking Hand In Hand (1965) – the Peanuts gang defines love through the little acts and moments of everyday life.

Love Is Walking Hand In Hand: The Peanuts Gang Defines Love, 1965

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“If she be not fair for me what care I how fair she be.” Vintage Valentine’s Day postcards from the early 1900s – some bitter, mostly sweet.

Vintage Valentine’s Day Postcards from the Early 1900s

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Original illustrations from the first color edition of Alice in Wonderland, 1949.

  • Rachel W
    Rachel W

    @Burp_Blog would LOVE these!

  • Daniela Sloga Hanna Ardiman
    Daniela Sloga Hanna Ardiman

    awesome

  • Wendy Marx
    Wendy Marx

    beautiful!

Edward Gorey illustrates snarky social commentary, 1961.

Vintage Swiss stamps – yes, please!

Gorgeous Vintage Swiss Stamps from the 1940s-1970s

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Stone Is Not Cold – to engage kids with sculpture, the great Miroslav Šašek draws famous sculptures in playful and irreverent vignettes from everyday life in this lovely vintage children's book from 1961.

Gorgeous and amusing vintage Valentine’s Day postcards from the early 1900s

Vintage Valentine’s Day Postcards from the Early 1900s

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Stick 'em up

How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular for the Information Age

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Store Front – the disappearing (type)face of New York City

Store Front: New York’s Disappearing Face

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Graphis Diagrams

(Almost) Everything You Need to Know about Culture in 10 Books

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The Transformer: Principles of Making Isotype Charts

Vintage Visual Language: The Story of Isotype

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Jules Verne: The Man Who Invented the Future (1964)

Jules Verne: The Man Who Invented the Future

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How long different animals live – from the pioneering infographics of ISOTYPE inventor Otto Neurath circa the 1930s

Vintage Visual Language: The Story of Isotype

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  • Guava Love Foods
    Guava Love Foods

    Incredible how long parrots and tortoises live.

  • Linda D. Meyer
    Linda D. Meyer

    They're wrong on parrots. They can live up to 80 years.

Gert Arntz and the visual legacy of 4,000 symbols

Gerd Artnz Graphic Designer: The Visual Legacy of 4,000 Symbols

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German artist and biologist Ernst Haeckel's remarkable lithographic and autotype prints from the early 1900s

7 Essential Books on Data Visualization & Computational Art

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Iron Fists – a design history of dictatorships

Iron Fists: A Design History of Totalitarian Regimes

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"The new in view!" Vintage science ads from the 1950s-1960s.

The Modernist Nerd: Vintage Science Ads from the 1950s-1960s

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  • Robin Fitton
    Robin Fitton

    Love the retro spaceman.

Menu Design in America, 1850–1985. TASCHEN Books

The best illustrations from 130 years of Brothers Grimm fairy tales

Gorgeous Grimm: 130 Years of Brothers Grimm Visual Legacy

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Original illustrations for Gertrude Stein's 1938 children's book, The World Is Round.

7 (More) Obscure Children’s Books by Famous “Adult” Lit Authors

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The 1950s recollected, circa 1961, by way of the one and only Edward Gorey.

Midcentury science ads

The Modernist Nerd: Vintage Science Ads from the 1950s-1960s

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10 Essential Books on Typography | Brain Pickings

A Brief Visual History of Vintage Typographic Scripts

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Did you know that in 1954, Langston Hughes wrote a children's book to educate kids about jazz and African-American culture?

7 (More) Obscure Children’s Books by Famous “Adult” Lit Authors

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Lovely covers of Australian magazine Queenslander from the 1920s and 1930s

Queenslander: Gorgeous Vintage Australian Illustrated Covers

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