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Design Writing Research : Writing on Graphic Design (99 Edition)

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Design Writing Research is a highly acclaimed critical study of graphic design and typography. Authoritative and beautifully produced, it is invaluable for anyone interested in the art and history of books, advertising and in theories of visual and verbal communication. The authors examine a wide range of design practices, from the history of punctuation, the origins of international pictograms and the structure of modern typography, to the role of design in mass communication, with essays on stock photography, illustration and advertising itself. The book concludes with a time-line spanning 200 years of design in the US, showing how modern graphic design emerged in response to the cultural, political and economic climate.<P>The authors of this important book, now published for the first time in paperback, have revolutionized both the theoretical and practical aspects of design. Abbott Miller is the Director of Design/Writing/Research, an award-winning multidisciplinary design studio, and also sits on the board of the American Center for Design. Ellen Lupton is the curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York and has lectured widely on design and contemporary culture.

Synopsis:

This critical study of graphic design and typography provides a source of information on the art and history of books, letterforms, symbols and advertising. It considers theories of visual and verbal communication, and looks at a range of design practices such as punctuation.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-205) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714838519
Author:
Lupton, Ellen
Author:
Miller, J. Abbott
Author:
Lupton, Ellen
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Location:
London :
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Subject:
Illustration of books
Subject:
Commercial art
Subject:
Design - Book
Subject:
Graphic design
Subject:
Magazine illustration.
Subject:
Illustration des livres
Subject:
Art publicitaire
Subject:
Arts graphiques
Subject:
Illustration des pâeriodiques
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Book
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Commercial art. ., Graphic design Typography
Series Volume:
106-288
Publication Date:
19990631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
211
Dimensions:
10.66x8.31x.84 in. 2.37 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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