Through the years there have been graphics that, for various reasons, have touched us with unusual force. Most of them are long gone; but they still linger in our memory and, thereby, still help us along.
The Belgian moto shown above—by the great, all-round designer, Marcello Nizzoli— is as cool as it gets.
The inimitable Pal, dean of Belle Epoque sexiness.
Frank McIntosh and the Pan-Am Clipper, giving us a public facility so attentive to rare moments that it enters the realm of surreal mystery.
The great Paul Colin and his inhabiting the bracing and melancholy chic of Paris.