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Spread from Fabrik, a photobook by Jak Tuggener, published by Rotapfel-Verlag, Switzerland, 1943. Source: actung-photography. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Pages from Fabrik photographed by Jak Tuggener

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Head below Wires by Roger Ballen, 1999. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Head below Wires photographed by Roger Ballen

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Surface Transit by Eva Fuka, 1964. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Surface Transit photographed by Eva Fuka

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Rue du Temple, 3rd arrondissement, Paris by Gail Albert Halaban, 2014. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Rue du Temple, Paris photographed by Gail Albert Halaban

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J.G. Ballard by Brian Griffin, Time Out, November 2-8, 1979. Art director: Pearce Marchbank. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: J.G. Ballard photographed by Brian Griffin

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Brodsky, Tie Seller, Paris, c. 1935. Photographer unknown. Collection: Michel Frizot. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Brodsky, the Tie Seller in Paris

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Lens of Sutton bookshop after closure, by Lloyd Rich, late 1970s. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Lens bookshop in Sutton photographed by Lloyd Rich

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Luigi Russolo and Ugo Piatti with noise machines, Milan, 1913. Reproduced in L’Arte dei rumori (The Art of Noises), 1916. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Luigi Russolo’s Noise Machines

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Lounge Adjoining Indoor Heated Pool, Butlin’s, Bognor Regis by Edmund Nägele, probably late 1960s. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Butlin's holiday camp photographed by Edmund Nägele

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Io + gatto (Cat + I) by Wanda Wulz, 1932. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Cat and I photographed by Wanda Wulz

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Restaurant de la Réserve, Nice by Jean Gilletta, c. 1900. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Restaurant de la Réserve photographed by Jean Gilletta

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Untitled, Berlin by Wolfgang Zurborn, 2001. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Berlin scene photographed by Wolfgang Zurborn

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Quang Ngai, Vietnam by Philip Jones Griffiths, 1967. See the Exposure at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Mother and child photographed by Philip Jones Griffiths

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The Colossi on the Plain of Thebes (The Colossi of Memnon) by Francis Bedford, 1862. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: The Colossi of Memnon photographed by Francis Bedford

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Le Simulateur (The Simulator) by Dora Maar, 1936. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

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El Paso Street, El Paso, Texas by Stephen Shore, 1975. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: El Paso Street, El Paso, Texas, photographed by Stephen Shore

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Rise Up You Are Free by Dominic Hawgood, in the series Under the Influence, 2014. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

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Striporama street scene by Vivian Maier, c 1953. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Exposure: Striporama street scene photographed by Vivian Maier

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Viktoria Modesta photographed by Nadav Kander for the New York Times Magazine, 2013. See the Exposure column at Design Observer. designobserver.co...

Viktoria Modesta photographed by Nadav Kander

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The Amiral tower at Marina Baie des Anges in the south of France, 2014. Photograph: Rick Poynor. See the essay: Tracking the Locations of J.G. Ballard’s Super-Cannes designobserver.co...

Tracking the Locations of J.G. Ballard’s Super-Cannes

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J.G. Ballard, "Homage to Claire Churchill", published in Ark no. 42, London, 1968. Photograph: John Blomfield. SEE THE ESSAY: The Conceptual Advertising of J.G. Ballard. observatory.desig...

The Conceptual Advertising of J.G. Ballard

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Olympia Monica S typewriter, designed in the 1970s. Photograph: Rick Poynor. SEE THE ESSAY: In Memoriam: My Manual Typewriter. observatory.desig...

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Photograph by Jonathan Miller in Nowhere in Particular, published by Mitchell Beazley, London, 1999. SEE THE ESSAY: Surface Wreckage. observatory.desig...

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Page from Wisconsin Death Trip by Michael Lesy, Anchor Books & Doubleday, 1991. Detail of a photograph by Charles Van Schaick. SEE THE ESSAY: Wisconsin Death Trip: A Psychic History. observatory.desig...

Wisconsin Death Trip: A Psychic History

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Palais de Justice, Brussels, date unknown. Photograph: David Helbich. From the essay: Belgian Solutions: The True State of Things?

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