Design for the Real World: Santa

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Design guru Steven Heller explains how Father Christmas became branded as a jolly bearded old man in a red suit.

    Music Playlist
  1. Battle Scene from Hary Janos Suite
    Artist: Kodaly, performed by Philharmonia Orchestra
    Album: Various Artists: Dysfunctional Family Xmas
    Label: Angel
    Purchase: Amazon
  2. Christmas Carol
    Artist: Theatre of Voices
    Album: Carols of the Old and New World
    Label: Harmonia Mundi
    Purchase: Amazon
  3. 'Twas the Night before Christmas
    Artist: Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians
    Album: ‘Twas the Night before Christmas
    Label: Decca
    Purchase: Amazon
  4. Santa Claus is Coming to Town
    Artist: Joshua Redman
    Album: Warner Bros. Jazz Christmas Party
    Label: Warner Bros.
    Purchase: Amazon
  5. Here Comes Santa Claus
    Artist: Elvis
    Album: Elvis's Christmas Album
    Label: RCA
    Purchase: Amazon
  6. Filipino Dance Hall Girl
    Artist: Ry Cooder
    Album: I, Flathead
    Label: Nonesuch
    Purchase: Amazon

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