The Department of Illustration

whole earth catalog

Posted in Local/Global by The Department of Illustration on March 21, 2009

picture-15‘stay hungry, stay foolish’

“In 1968 Stewart Brand launched an innovative publication called The Whole Earth Catalog. It was groundbreaking, enlightening, and spawned a group of later publications.”

Steve Jobs called it the precursor to Google, as its aim was to provide ‘access to tools’ for living a sustainable, self sufficient life. Everything from where to source your loom to how to build a geodesic dome to live in. It featured the image of the earth from space on its cover for the first time.


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