Synopses & Reviews
Pictorial symbols are, in some respects, superior to words as a form of communication. If well-designed, they can be understood by people of all different cultures and can be recognized by children literally years before they learn to read. As a result, symbols are of the utmost importance to graphic designers and their ever-present challenge to create effective visual communication for their clients. This mini-collection of designs drawn from 1000 Icons, Symbols + Pictograms provides a catalog of ideas for designers to look to for inspiration
About the Author
Blackcoffee, a brand positioning and design firm, specializes in communications for consumer products and services. The firm was founded in 1994 by Mark Gallagher and Laura Savard. Blackcoffee works with a wide range of national and international brands including Acura, Adidas/Salomon, Converse, Hasbro, Kryptonite, MTV, Showtime, Timberland, and Zildjian on an array of projects ranging from brand development and packaging to point-of-purchase and collateral. They authored The Best of Business Card 6.