The Container List Blog

June 21, 2021

Ode to Félix Vallotton

Milton Glaser cited Félix Vallotton, an artist who did more with less, as one of his most important influences.

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April 14, 2015

Baader-Meinhof Library Escape

James McMullan’s process is detailed step-by-step, showing exactly how he composed and executed the complicated tableau of the Baader-Meinhof Group’s escape from a Berlin library.

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October 12, 2014

Politics in print, by Henry Wolf

Henry Wolf took a variety of approaches to dramatizing the American political process in his magazine design.

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May 03, 2014

Quiz show

In the grand tradition of magazine quizzes comes “The Whatchamacallit Game” from Esquire.

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May 05, 2013

Esquire’s Gift Catalog

Push Pin’s nutty and sweet Christmas Gift Catalog for Esquire exemplifies the eclectic spirit of that studio.

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February 08, 2013

Transparent things

James McMullan illustrated Nabokov’s Transparent Things for Esquire in 1971.

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