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“Design in the eighties was shallow. But it wasn’t without soul.” — Michael Bierut


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In I Love the 80s (no, not a show on VH1) Michael Bierut takes his readers from his graduation in 1980, Cincinnati, through Miami Vice, to a nostalgic era of design about “manipulating colors and shapes, about engaging in the pleasures of the surface.” In summary, for the same reasons we love Cindy Lauper’s Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Bierut shows designers how to let go and love the 80s.

Interactive Wednesdays: CSS Audits


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In Susan Robertson’s CSS Audits: Taking Stock of Your Code on A List Apart right now you will learn to use tools such as Type-O-matic and  CSS Lint. She also reviews strategies for trimming down your code. What a fine way to finalize a web project.


ReBlog Mondays: Beyond-Borders


Beyond Border
If you haven’t supported a Kickstarter campaign yet, now is the time! This exhibition of posters from Iran, organized by Steven Heller, Mirko Ilić, Majid Abbasi, Nahid Tootoonchi, Amos Klausner, Anne Jackson, Pouya Jahanshahi, and Andrew Twigg, will be hosted at AIGA’s National Design Center Gallery in New York before it travels nationally across the United States if they complete their campaign.

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