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5 Must-Reads for the Design-Minded Book Lover

5 Must-Reads for the Design-Minded Book Lover

There’s been no shortage of exemplary books to pass over our desks recently, with works as diverse as George Saunders’ award-winning experimental lit and a graphic history of Chicago’s bizarre gang business cards. Here we spotlight five must-reads...
Making Randal Ford’s Animal Kingdom

Making Randal Ford’s Animal Kingdom

There is a methodical, studious process behind photographer Randal Ford’s work, a feeling of technical mastery mixed with exacting vision. It turns out, this doesn’t come from a rigorous fine art background but rather a business school degree. “From a business...
Brandon Johnson’s Chicago gang business cards

Brandon Johnson’s Chicago gang business cards

Brandon Johnson’s latest project Thee Almighty & Insane: Chicago Gang Business Cards from the 1970s & 1980s hearkens back to a pre-digital era where gang members printed actual business cards with their symbols, nicknames, territories, and enemies as a...