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Just Like Design, But Without the Danger of Getting Popped

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We were hoping someone out there would make an intelligent connection between the mafia and design today, just so we could make an excuse to bawl about the end of “The Sopranos.” And whaddaya know? Michael Bierut put together a piece that’s the equivalent of a hearty homemade manicotti. Connections between the late great show and design are made like this:

On professional behavior:

“You don’t think. You disrespect this place. That’s the reason why you were passed the fuck over.”

For reasons too complicated to explain here–aside from the obvious point that they sound somewhat alike–the design equivalent to disrespecting the Bing is doing spec work.

Everything I Know About Design I Learned From the Sopranos

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