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Patrick Mulligan and Ben Gibson’s Pop Chart Lab turns out wonderful prints. This one is particularly nice and sure to appeal to those of us who tirelessly (and often tiresomely) fetishize the analog: a visual catalog of many of the most notable typewriter models throughout history.
You can zoom into the illustrations for a closer look at the cleanly rendered hardware, though personally, I would have just emphasized that handiwork and done away with the bottom of the poster, which forms a trompe l’œil conceit.
The 18 x 24-in. poster is available for pre-order through Thursday.+