Mid-Century Ads

Reading Time: 2 minutes Advertising from the Mad Men Era is a fascinating documentation of American print advertising in the 50s and 60s. The book is edited by cultural anthropologist and graphic design historian Jim Heimann, who is also the Executive Editor for TASCHEN America.

Abandoned Yugoslavian Monuments

Reading Time: 2 minutes These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 1970s to commemorate sites where World War II battles took place, or where concentration camps stood. They were designed by different sculptors and architects to convey the confidence and strength of the Socialist Republic. After the Republic dissolved in early […]