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This update to the first book to provide explicit case histories of the successful marriage of form and content in graphic design explores more than 125 classic and contemporary works-30 of them brand new-explaining why they are aesthetically significant and how they function as good design. These thought pieces offer a vast taste of the aesthetic, political, historical, and personal issues that move today's global design community and fans.

• Full of new stories about the graphic icons and idols of today's design culture

• This replaces 1-880559-76-5 which has sold nearly 20,000 copies

Synopsis:

This update to the first book to provide explicit case histories of the successful marriage of form and content in graphic design explores more than 125 classic and contemporary works-30 of them brand new-explaining why they are aesthetically significant and how they function as good design. These thought pieces offer a vast taste of the aesthetic, political, historical, and personal issues that move today's global design community and fans.•0 Full of new stories about the graphic icons and idols of today's design culture • This replaces 1-880559-76-5 which has sold nearly 20,000 copies

About the Author

Steven Heller is the art director of the New York Times Book Review, the chair of the graduate design program at the School of Visual Arts, and the author of more than 80 books, including The Education of a Graphic Designer. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781581153569
Editor:
Heller, Steven
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Editor:
Heller, Steven
Author:
Heller, Steven
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Graphic arts -- History.
Subject:
Commercial art -- History.
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
General Art
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
125 BandW Illustrations
Pages:
433
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 6.1 in 19.6 oz

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This update to the first book to provide explicit case histories of the successful marriage of form and content in graphic design explores more than 125 classic and contemporary works-30 of them brand new-explaining why they are aesthetically significant and how they function as good design. These thought pieces offer a vast taste of the aesthetic, political, historical, and personal issues that move today's global design community and fans.•0 Full of new stories about the graphic icons and idols of today's design culture • This replaces 1-880559-76-5 which has sold nearly 20,000 copies
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