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Inside a Hidden NYC Museum Devoted to Graphic Design

Although graphic design is a younger artistic field than painting or sculpture, within the past decade, art museums have increasingly expanded their collections of design and devoted more resources to its study, preservation, and display. New Yorkers are lucky to have several solid options for viewing design at museums: the Museum of Modern Art, the School of Visual Arts, and the recently-reopened Cooper Hewitt all have established, growing collections. But there's one spectacular place to observe and study graphic design, often without a single other person around: the semi-secret Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography at Cooper Union.

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