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Works Progress Administration posters

926 high-resolution posters available from the Library of Congress. Beautiful resource of Machine Age design.

www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/wpapos/search/?co=wpapos&sp=1&st=slideshow

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Helveticons

icons, glyphs and symbols based on the Helvetica Bold typeface” Wow. I want to go to there. Love these.

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House of Flying Reference Marks, or Quillon & Choil

Jonathan Hoefler at H&FJ describes another favorite character to design: reference marks, particularly the asterisk, dagger & double dagger: > There are standard fourth-, fifth- and sixth-order reference marks, too: they are the section mark (§), parallels (||), and number sign (#), after which the cycle repeats with doubles, triples, and so on: , †, ‡, §, ||, #, , ††, ‡‡, §§, ||||, ###, , †††, ‡‡‡, etc. The whole series is worth a read: , ß, and &.

www.typography.com/ask/showBlog.php?blogID=190