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Home Computers: 100 Icons that Defined a Digital Generation (excerpt)

Whether you remember waiting for dial-up access, tiny screens, and green lines of text or not, you'll get a kick out of Alex Wiltshire's travel back in time to when computers came with wires. Enjoy this excerpt of Home Computers, courtesy of MIT press, with nostalgia photography by John Short.

Alex Wiltshire
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Surveying the Design of Everyday Objects in 'Objectified'

Gary Hustwit's films are linked by a concern with the role of design in what people do everyday, largely as part of the little-thought-about background to daily life, particularly in cities and in the postindustrial consumer societies of North America, Europe, and East Asia.

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I Heart Design: Remarkable Graphic Design Selected by Designers, Illustrators, and Critics

What makes a particular design — the familiar Coca-Cola bottle, say, or the vivid yellow Kodak film box — significant and unforgettable?

Wes Bausmith
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Buckminster Fuller's World: Emancipation by Design

The World of Buckminster Fuller shows its subject as inspired by both nature and humanity, and as having a public interested in ideas, unvarnished.


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