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Kan’en Iwasaki, Illustrated manual of medicinal plants, 1828. Opium Poppy – Papaver somniferum var paeoniflorum. Wood block print and manuscript on paper. Japan.

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Kan’en Iwasaki, Illustrated manual of medicinal plants, 1828. Opium Poppy – Papaver somniferum var paeoniflorum. Wood block print and manuscript on paper. Japan.

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Timothy Leary, LSD LP, 1966. Pixie Records, New York. Source 

(Source: pbagalleries.com)

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Knits For The Chill 121.
Ian Fleming.

voxsart:

Knits For The Chill 121.

Ian Fleming.

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The David Brown Aston Martin DB4, promotional material, 1958-63. London. Aston Martin Lagonda Limited. Via Hagley digital. Follow on tumblr: The Hagley Vault 

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The David Brown Aston Martin DB4, promotional material, 1958-63. London. Aston Martin Lagonda Limited. Via Hagley digital. Follow on tumblr: The Hagley Vault 

“The best part of typographic wisdom lies in the study of connotation, the suitability of form to content. People who love ideas must have a love of words and that means given a chance, they will take a vivid interest in the clothes that words wear.” —Beatrice Warde, The monotype recorder, 1933 (via design-is-fine)
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Pedestrians Prohibited.
Steve McQueen and Jacqueline Bisset, 1968.

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Pedestrians Prohibited.

Steve McQueen and Jacqueline Bisset, 1968.

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Frederic Edwin Church, Iceberg studies, 1859. Drawings. Via Cooper Hewitt Collection.

Vintage Ray Ban style C from the Bausch & Lomb era

Vintage Ray Ban style C from the Bausch & Lomb era

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Three Piece Lounge Convention.
William Butler Yeats and T. S. Eliot, 1925.

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Three Piece Lounge Convention.

William Butler Yeats and T. S. Eliot, 1925.

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1960.
William Faulkner in his old Harris tweed balmacaan, with inside pockets to hold bootleg gin.

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1960.

William Faulkner in his old Harris tweed balmacaan, with inside pockets to hold bootleg gin.

justcyclingshit:

Merckx, 1969 Tour de France

justcyclingshit:

Merckx, 1969 Tour de France

(Source: rtbf.be, via cyclebeast)

theparisreview:

“Goddamn it, FEELING is what I like in art, not CRAFTINESS and the hiding of feelings.” —Jack Kerouac, born on this day in 1922.

theparisreview:

“Goddamn it, FEELING is what I like in art, not CRAFTINESS and the hiding of feelings.” —Jack Kerouac, born on this day in 1922.

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Hans Hillmann, poster design for sailing event Kieler Woche, 1964. Germany

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Hans Hillmann, poster design for sailing event Kieler Woche, 1964. Germany

(Source: Flickr / a5design)

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Shigeo Fukuda, Illustrick 412, 1986. From the exhibition Japanese Poster Artists - Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, until 25-05-14.

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Shigeo Fukuda, Illustrick 412, 1986. From the exhibition Japanese Poster Artists - Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, until 25-05-14.

(Source: museum-gestaltung.ch)

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London House.
Mariano Rubinacci.

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London House.

Mariano Rubinacci.

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