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Paul Rand: Pioneer by Design

Paul Rand (August 15, 1914 – November 26, 1996) was one of the foremost American graphic designers of the 20th century and helped establish the so-called Swiss Style of design in the United States. 387 more words

Typography

Day 107: All Grown Up

Today was my niece’s first day of Kindergarten and I got to hear all about how excited (and tired) she was over Skype. It is unbelievable that she is already starting Kindergarten, considering I was a sophomore in high school when she was born. 109 more words

Yale

Through the Looking Glass (Greenwood Pizza)



My palms were red and burned from all the clapping. If I had wanted to be first out of the block, however, I was too late, for after having taken several questions, one or two cripplingly cynical, the speaker was now shaking hands and talking to the lingering audience. 1,952 more words

Fiction

Through the Looking Glass (Greenwood Pizza)



My palms were red and burned from all the clapping. If I had wanted to be first out of the block, however, I was too late, for after having taken several questions, one or two cripplingly cynical, the speaker was now shaking hands and talking to the lingering audience. 1,952 more words

Fiction

A 'toWer' of bOOks . .

“The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library contains the principal rare books and literary manuscripts of Yale University. The library was a gift of three Yale graduates, the Beinecke Brothers. 110 more words

Libraries

miscellany (living hagiography 9.19.2012)

In the night the train whistle sounded closer than I thought the tracks to be; either that, or in the strange storm air the blasts carried differently, more greatly. 649 more words

Living Hagiography

For the Blue-Blooded Doctor

I had meant for this diary to reveal the real Richard Selzer, a simple, ordinary man with the habit of writing down whatever he thought or did…But almost immediately, I came face to face with the difficulty, if not the impossibility, of presenting myself to the public in a candid, orderly way without dressing up for the occasion. 299 more words

Literature