LUST (February, 2008)

The Gotta-Have-It Book of the Month: The Learners by Chip Kidd

The Tease:

‘Yes sir.’ And I bolted to the steps, took them two at a time, careful not to slosh the coffee.
The art department. It all looked so different now – the two drawing tables scarred with countless X-Acto marks, the piles of scattered scrap artboard, wads of tape that were overshot to the trash can and dotted the wall behind it like measles. The magic of seeing it for the first time was gone, but replaced by something even more alluring – the promise of inclusion among its details. I saw a stage set that I was now invited to climb up into. I wasn’t in the audience anymore, I was a player. Maybe just a member of the chorus, but still.

Available: February 19, 2008

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