While I was puttering around on the internet (as I do all day every day, justkiddingbutreally), I came across a spotlight on Steven Heller and Véronique Vienne’s 100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design. The book divides up a range of turning points for graphic design, ranging from visual puns to propaganda to found typography, and puts all of them in historical context with plenty of eye-catching images to keep the designer in all of us happy. Here are a few of my favorite examples + accompanying images:

83: psychedelia

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80: teen magazines

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31: red with black

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37: dust jackets

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