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Post image for Young Designers Transform the Interiors of Mumbai’s Taxis

With a population of over 20 million in its metropolitan area, Mumbai is one of the biggest cities in the world, and taxis are integral to its transportation.

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Post image for Artists Redesign the Alphabet, One Letter Per Day, on the Front Page of a City Newspaper

Each edition of the Fitchburg, Massachusetts, newspaper this month has one of 26 typographers designing a letter from the alphabet, and writers contributing poetry and stories inspired by that letter.

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Post image for Facebook Rolls Out New, More Gender-Equal “Friends” Icon

In countries like the United States, inequality between men and women is often reflected in the details.

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Post image for Book Designs That Approach Reading as a Creative Act

When searching for a book to give his five-year-old son in 1945, Italian artist Bruno Munari was frustrated by the standard fairytale narratives and structured plots available.

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Post image for Museum of Modern Art Acquires Iconic Rainbow Flag

The Rainbow Flag that artist Gilbert Baker created in San Francisco in 1978, and which has since become the icon of the Gay and LGBT Pride movements, has just been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for its design collection.

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Post image for The Promise of Glamor and Adventure in Mid-Century Airline Advertising

From the end of World War II to the 1970s, airline travel experienced a revolution in extended routes and better aircrafts.

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Post image for Designers Remix Corporate Logos to Reflect Human Rights Abuses in Qatar

A logo is a sacred thing in business. Consumers use them to identify trusted companies that make dependable products.

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Post image for Recording the Fading Local Typography of Our Cities

One of the most overlooked design casualties of global homogenization is regional lettering.

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Post image for Does the Golden Ratio Not Measure Up?

Le Corbusier designed glimmering high-rises while Salvador Dali painted implausible landscapes, yet they had one thing in common: both embraced the golden ratio as gospel and used it in their work.

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Post image for The Visual Tricks That Make a Poster Give You Pause

Some posters make you pause mid-stride; others disappear into the background like so much white noise.

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