Author: Jeremy Aynsley
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
The twentieth century was a landmark era in graphic design, the art that combines words with graphic images on posters, book and magazine covers, record jackets, billboards, and other print advertising and publicity media. This visually magnificent and factually informative volume tells the story of graphic design, then gives separate illustrated thumbnail biographies of more than 100 of the most influential and internationally known designers of the past 100 years. From the century's early decades we find artists' profiles and reproductions from the studios of Peter Behrens, Alexander Rodchenko, the Bauhaus, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, a sampling of Art Deco, and much more. Examples of Mid-Century Modern include Lester Beall, Yusaku Kamekura, and jazz record covers from various sources. The Pop and Alternative Art eras gave us psychedelic graphics, militant socialist posters from Cuba, and the dramatic typographic designs of Herb Lubalin. Design in the Digital Era has included work by David Carson, Javier Mariscal, Eiko Ishioka, and many others. All illustrations are perfectly reproduced on high quality paper. The text was written by Jeremy Aynsley, an internationally recognized authority in the art of graphic design. Approximately 450 brilliant full-color photos and illustrations.
A Century of Innovation
Author: Alston W. Purvis,Cees de Jong
Category: Graphic arts
This book offers a richly illustrated overview of the Netherlands distinguished graphic design history from 1890 to the present day. Packed with the work of its greatest exponents, including Jan Toorop, Theovan Doesburg,Piet Zwart and many more, this book presents a feast of visual imagery that will delight all graphic designers, artists and historians of art and design.
A Century of Design Milestones
Author: Steven Heller,Elinor Pettit
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Complete with numerous illustrations, this is an ideal desk reference, providing answers to endless historical questions such as when a style or technology was invented, when a designer was born or died, when an influential work was created, when a movement began, and when a school was founded. Two-page spreads are devoted to each year of the century, from 1900 to 2000.
A Century of Poster and Advertising Design
Author: Alain Weill
It was in the early 20th-century renaissance of the decorative arts that modern graphic design was born, art made to serve the global expansion of business and industry. Alain Weill traces the history of commercial imagemaking and typography in Europe and the United States, from the earliest poster artists to the radical avant-garde influences of Dada and Constructivism, De Stijl and the Bauhaus, from the political and social consciousness of the 1960s to the digital age. With an extremely readable text, hundreds of colour illustrations and additional documents by distinguished authors on 'Early Writings on Graphic Design', 'Advertising - The Mother of Graphic Design' and 'The Future of Graphic Design?', this is a treasure trove for students and practising artists and designers.
Author: Alston W. Purvis
Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers
A Century of Posters presents a pictorial record of the development of poster art and graphic design from 1880 to 1980. Comprising over 400 colour images, it features a wealth of well-known artists from Henri Toulouse-Lautrec to Jan Tschichold.
Author: Jeremy Aynsley
Publisher: Reaktion Books
German design and architecture reflects the country’s rich and fraught political history in its structure and aesthetic philosophy. Jeremy Aynsley now offers an in-depth study of this relationship between German history and design since 1870 and the complex principles underlying it. Designing Modern Germany reveals how German attitudes toward national identity, modernity and technology are crucial to understanding German design. Aynsley traces the historical development of German design, beginning in the 1870s with the first dedicated Arts and Crafts schools and stretching through to the famous institutions of the Bauhaus and the Ulm Hochschule für Gestaltung. He analyses the works of leading figures such as Peter Behrens and Hannes Meyer, through to Ingo Maurer and Jil Sander, and many others in design specialties including graphics, industrial and furniture design, fashion and architecture. He also offers the first consideration of the contrasting design traditions of East and West Germany between 1949 and 1989. Whether examining the pre-First World War department store, the National Socialist fashion system or East Germany’s official design culture, Designing Modern Germany reveals that German design significantly affected citizens’ daily lives. An essential read for designers and scholars of German design and history, Designing Modern Germany is a key text for understanding Germany’s major contribution to twentieth-century design.
insights outlook on a museum of tomorrow
Author: Florian Hufnagl
Publisher: Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH
This extraordinary book catalogues 122 recent acquisitions by the Staatliches Museum in Munich of outstanding examples of contemporary design from the period 1990-1995 in the fields of Decorative Arts, Industrial Design and Graphic Design. Also illustrated are items from the Museum's collection from the middle of the 19th century through the present, set in the context of their historic contributions to 20th century design. The work of such well known artists and designers as Josef Hoffman, Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Bruer, Isamu Noguchi, Le Corbusier, Andy Warhol and Philippe Starck are showcased in this lavishly illustrated volume. Text in English.
A Century of Art and Design
Author: David Bownes,Oliver Green,Jonathan Black
Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers
London Transport's poster collection represents the most complete graphic archive of its kind to be assembled by a single organisation over such a long period anywhere in the world. This book is richly illustrated with examples of posters from all periods.
Author: Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The bestselling graphic design reference, updated for the digital age Meggs' History of Graphic Design is the industry's unparalleled, award-winning reference. With over 1,400 high-quality images throughout, this visually stunning text guides you through a saga of artistic innovators, breakthrough technologies, and groundbreaking developments that define the graphic design field. The initial publication of this book was heralded as a publishing landmark, and author Philip B. Meggs is credited with significantly shaping the academic field of graphic design. Meggs presents compelling, comprehensive information enclosed in an exquisite visual format. The text includes classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and the advent of postmodern design. This new sixth edition has also been updated to provide: The latest key developments in web, multimedia, and interactive design Expanded coverage of design in Asia and the Middle East Emerging design trends and technologies Timelines framed in a broader historical context to help you better understand the evolution of contemporary graphic design Extensive ancillary materials including an instructor's manual, expanded image identification banks, flashcards, and quizzes You can't master a field without knowing the history. Meggs' History of Graphic Design presents an all-inclusive, visually spectacular arrangement of graphic design knowledge for students and professionals. Learn the milestones, developments, and pioneers of the trade so that you can shape the future.
Inspiration von 50 Meistern ihres Fachs
Author: Steven Heller,Gail Anderson
Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH
Gutes Grafikdesign basiert neben eigenen Ideen und Kreativität auf Schlüsselelementen, die durchaus erlernt und trainiert werden können. Hierfür analysieren Steven Heller und Gail Anderson herausragende Arbeiten der weltweit renommiertesten Gestalter mit: Von Michael Bierut, Jan Tschichold, Anton Stankowski, Neville Brody und Jessica Hische über Fons Hickmann, Paul Rand und Stefan Sagmeister bis hin zu Seymour Chwast, Otl Aicher, Paul Sahre und Christopher Niemann – erstklassige Projekte von fünfzig Kreativen werden hinsichtlich Kreativität und Techniken beleuchtet. Wie lassen sich Informationen klarer visualisieren? Wie können Lösungen emotional aufgeladen werden? Schließlich bringen die Autoren Handwerk und Konzeption zusammen, erklären, wie sich die Form auf unterschiedliche Art und Weise um den Content schmiegen kann – humorvoll, typografisch oder aber mit dem Spiel von Perspektiven. Last, but not least widmet sich ein ausführliches Kapitel dem Storytelling. Ein umfassendes Arbeitsbuch also, das gerade Newcomer bestens durch ihre Ausbildung begleiten wird.
Author: Steven Heller,Mirko Ilić
Traces a century's worth of design history through the examples of one hundred of the industry's most influential designs and designers, in a lavishly illustrated account that offers insight into the inspirations that contributed to the works of such artists as Toulouse-Lautrec, Milton Glaser, and Art Chantry. Original.
Author: Kees Broos,C. Broos,Paul Hefting
Publisher: MIT Press
Richlyillustrated with 550 full-color plates, Dutch Graphic Design portraysa remarkable diversity of styles and techniques in a wide range ofmedia and applications: books and typeface design, commercialprinting, posters, postage stamps, corporate identity programs, logos, signage, and much more.
Author: Tessa Hadley
Publisher: Piper ebooks
»Sie waren auf dem Land, am Ende der Welt, und es gab kein Zurück.« – Nach dem Tod ihrer Eltern kehren sie für einen Sommer zurück in das alte englische Landhaus: Die vier Geschwister Harriet, Roland, Alice und Fran. Jetzt, in ihren Vierzigern und Fünfzigern, müssen sie entscheiden, ob sie das Haus ihrer Jugend, Erbe ihrer Vergangenheit, bewahren oder verkaufen sollen. Alice, gescheiterte Schauspielerin und unbelehrbare Romantikerin, bringt Kasim, den gerade erwachsenen Sohn ihres Ex-Partners mit, und Roland seine junge Tochter Molly, hübsch und unkonventionell. Sie alle zieht das alte Anwesen in seinen Bann, längst überwunden geglaubte Spannungen lodern wieder auf, und neue erotische Verwicklungen bahnen sich an. Doch auch dieser Sommer geht zu Ende, und über das Haus muss eine Entscheidung getroffen werden.
Putting Art and Words Together
Author: Donna Reynolds
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Although graphic design is all around us, we rarely take time to notice and appreciate it. Advertisements, logos, websites, and more all rely on graphic design to create eye-catching content. This volume explores the skills artists need to produce aesthetically pleasing designs and the development of this field into the major industry it is today. Information is included for readers who are interested in pursuing graphic design as a career, and striking photographs display some of the most innovative examples of this prominent medium.
Author: Amy E. Arntson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
GRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS combines design principles, history, and current technology to present students a comprehensive introduction to the field of graphic design. Keeping pace with rapid changes in the field of design, while maintaining a consistently high academic quality, the text emphasizes design structure, visual perception and digital design, with a wide range of visuals from throughout design history, as well as the latest contemporary illustrations. Each chapter provides assignments with student sample solutions and critique sections to help students apply the concepts and assess their work. This market leader's interwoven combination of concept, history, and practice rarely found in other graphic design texts has been enriched by integrating material specific to digital design. The accompanying Premium Website offers students bonus images, interviews with artists featured in the text, additional projects, studio techniques and research links. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
A Century of Hollywood Art Direction
Author: Cathy Whitlock
Publisher: Harper Collins
Who can forget the over-the-top, white-on-white, high-gloss interiors through which Fred Astaire danced in Top Hat? The modernist high-rise architecture, inspired by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, in the adaptation of Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead? The lavish, opulent drawing rooms of Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence? Through the use of film design—called both art direction and production design in the film industry—movies can transport us to new worlds of luxury, highlight the ornament of the everyday, offer a vision of the future, or evoke the realities of a distant era. In Designs on Film, journalist and interior designer Cathy Whitlock illuminates the often undercelebrated role of the production designer in the creation of the most memorable moments in film history. Through a lush collection of rare archival photographs, Whitlock narrates the evolving story of art direction over the course of a century—from the massive Roman architecture of Ben-Hur to the infamous Dakota apartment in Rosemary's Baby to the digital CGI wonders of Avatar's Pandora. Drawing on insights from the most prominent Hollywood production designers and the historical knowledge of the venerable Art Directors Guild, Whitlock delves into the detailed process of how sets are imagined, drawn, built, and decorated. Designs on Film is the must-have look book for film lovers, movie buffs, and anyone looking to draw interior design inspiration from the constructions and confections of Hollywood. Whitlock lifts the curtain on movie magic and celebrates the many ways in which art direction and set design allow us to lose ourselves in the diverse worlds showcased on the big screen.
A New History, Second Edition
Author: Stephen Eskilson
Publisher: Yale University Press
This 2nd edition of the history of graphic design explores its evolution from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Organized chronologically, the book illuminates the dynamic relationship between design and manufacturing, as well as the influence of technology, social change, and commercial forces on the course of design history. The layout of each chapter reflects the style of the period it describes, and more than 550 illustrations throughout the volume provide a visual record of over one hundred years of creative achievement in the field. This edition includes a new chapter on nineteenth-century design, and expanded sections on Swiss Style, Postmodernism, and contemporary design.