Ben Schott

Schott

This week, Ben Schott discusses six things with Ivan which he thinks should be better known.

1. Stud cufflinks http://www.trendhim.co.uk/articles/the-cufflinks-your-ultimate-guide

2. Polari https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polari

3. The photomontage artist John Heartfield http://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/393

4. The graphic design of movie poster billing blocks https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/02/24/opinion/sunday/ben-schott-movies-billing-blocks.html?hp

5. The “Celestial Empire of Benevolent Knowledge” https://garagemca.org/en/event/lecture-by-andrey-velikanov-jorge-luis-borges-the-garden-of-forking-paths-the-analytical-language-of-john-wilkins-chora-the-archaeology-of-knowledge

6. The secret codes of calling cards http://www.faena.com/aleph/articles/on-victorian-cards-for-secret-flirtations/

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