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The ideas of Postmodernism emerged first in architecture. While the Modernist slogan had been 'less is more', architects like Robert Venturi, Michael Graves and Aldo Rossi insisted that 'less is a bore'. They took a new interest in buildings from the past, and from popular phenomena such as highway strip malls. Though few of these early Postmodern buildings were actually constructed, the ideas forwarded by this paper architecture" became hugely influential on everything from furniture to graphics.