Micrography by J. Sofer in France, ca 1910.
Popular postcards featuring the micrographic portraits of renowned rabbis were produced in Europe at the beginning of the twentieth century. The portrait of Rabbi Kahn, formed from a French text, is drawn from his writings.
Josef Hoffmann, Adler, 1910, fabric sample.
Friendship Handkerchief by Magdalena Wipf (1916), via
100 years ago today, the first crossword puzzle was published, according to Smithsonian (1). In Ukraine Serhiy Petyuk decorated a house with a crossword puzzle, where you can see the letters only at the night (2). Ken Knowlton and Frank Longo made the portrait crossword (3). Christian Svanes Kolding made the QR-crossword (4).
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by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1912 - 1914). More info.
Lincoln Logs is the name of a children’s toy consisting of notched miniature logs, used to build miniature forts and buildings. Invented in 1916 by John Lloyd Wright.
Apollinaire’s calligram “Il Pleut” (1918)