BibliOdyssey gathers the work of the Sanborn Map Company's anonymous artists, who created amazing cover illustrations for its insurance documentation. These works clearly involved intense labor for many hours; they seem to embody a particular genius, at the place where technical drawing and typography become one, rarely encountered in the computer age. We just don't make dull official things this delightful anymore.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Typography [BibliOdyssey via Jim Coudal]
Here we go again. Donald Trump held a rally in Orlando, Florida tonight, and brought out all the great 2016 campaign trail hits — ‘lock her up,’ ‘acid washed,’ ‘deplorables’, plus he trashed the Mueller report. Trump also made it official: The 2020 Trump re-election campaign slogan is KAG, Keep America Great. As Hunter Schwartz […]
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