Pulp Nonfiction: A Brief History of Celebrity Magazines

In the early 20th century BT (before television), long before the rise of fan and gossip programs like “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “The View” and “Live With Kelly and Ryan,” celebrity magazines served as the core publicity outlets for a growing entertainment industry—especially Hollywood studios.

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How to Manage Your Freelance Finances During a Crisis

Have you ever heard of disaster recovery and business continuity? Basically, they’re processes that enable businesses to survive a crisis — no matter what it’s caused by: a natural disaster, economic downturn, personal emergency, or something else.

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Henrik Drescher on Self-Isolation

I recently received these image-musings about the new world in relation to the old from illustrator and bookmaker Henrik Drescher: “It’s becoming clear to me that self-isolation is my normal mode. I spend most of my days around the house/studio, [and] out of respect to people who toil at a real job I don’t want to call what I do ‘working,’ but I focus on picture-making.

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City of Lights for Sale

Since it’ll be a while before I can return to Paris (which I was going to do this summer), I am contenting myself with a browse through the Société A. Durenne et du Val d’Osne’s wonderful catalog of lampposts for the city of lights.

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You’re Stuck on a Desert Island With One Typeface…

Back in 1991, PRINT’s former sister publication HOW asked 11 prominent designers the following: If you had to live with one, and only one, typeface for the rest of your life, which one would it be?

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