A Guide to Type, Image, Symbol, and Visual Storytelling in the Modern World

Author: Richard Poulin

Publisher: Rockport Pub

ISBN: 1592537790

Category: Architecture

Page: 272

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This innovative volume is the first to provide the design student, practitioner, and educator with an invaluable comprehensive reference of visual and narrative material that illustrates and evaluates the unique and important history surrounding graphic design and architecture. Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History closely examines the relationship between typography, image, symbolism, and the built environment by exploring principal themes, major technological developments, important manufacturers, and pioneering designers over the last 100 years. It is a complete resource that belongs on every designer’s bookshelf.
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Author: Alston Purvis,Martijn F. Le Coultre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 478

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With over five hundred color reproductions, Graphic Design 20th Century represents a pictorial history of the last hundred years in graphic design. Alston Purvis presents all the significant designers of the twentieth century as well as the many styles that characterized this rich and tumultuous period: Art Nouveau, Arts and Craft, the Viennese Secession, the Russian Avant-Garde, Punk, New Wave, and computer graphics are just a few of the subjects discussed in this essential reference book. The wealth of visual material presented, including iconic works by Aleksandr Rodchenko, H. Th. Wijdeveld, Frank Lloyd Wright, Paul Rand, Piet Zwart, Saul Bass, among many others, makes this a truly enjoyable and inspiring read and a handy guide for any designer, artist, or student.
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A Heretic's History of 20th Century Graphic Design

Author: Art Chantry

Publisher: Feral House

ISBN: 1627310134

Category: Design

Page: 320

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There used to be a time when designers were trained in the history of composition. Now you just buy a fuckin' piece of software and now you've become a designer. "Art Chantry . . . Is he a Luddite?" asks a Rhode Island School of Design poster promoting a Chantry lecture. "Or is he a graphic design hero?" For decades this avatar of low-tech design has fought against the cheap and easy use of digital software. Chantry's homage to expired technology, and his inspired use of Xerox machines and X-Acto blade cuts of printed material, created a much-copied style during the grunge period and beyond. Chantry's designs were published in Some People Can't Surf: The Graphic Design of Art Chantry (Chronicle Books), exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian, and the Louvre. More recently, Chantry has drawn upon his extraordinary collection of twentieth-century graphic art to create compelling histories of the forgotten and unknown on essays he has posted on his Facebook page. These essays might lionize the unrecognized illustrators of screws, wrenches, and pipes in equipment catalogs. Other posts might reveal how some famous artists were improperly recognized. Art Chantry Speaks is the kind of opinionated art history you've always wanted to read but were never assigned.
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Author: Pierpaolo Vetta

Publisher: Phaidon Incorporated Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 247

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This is the inaugural volume in Electa's latest series on design and graphics, and presents an annotated selection of the many texts written by the distinguished Italian architecture and design historian Sergio Polano over the last ten years. Some of the essays - of both historical and popular nature - are well known, having been published several times, while others were delivered as lectures and still others are previously unpublished. In the first part the author summarizes the main problems faced by a designer working in the field of graphics. This is followed by a series of clear and concise chapters examining the work of the principal graphic designers of the twentieth century, from Peter Behrens to Tibor Kalman, from El Lissitzky to Maz Huber, and from Alexander Rodchenko to Ed Fella. The images and apparatus criticus selected and compiled by Pierpaolo Vetta supplement and illustrate the subjects covered by the texts.
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A Decade-by-Decade Exploration of Graphic Style

Author: Tony Seddon

Publisher: HOW Books

ISBN: 9781440336171

Category: Design

Page: 224

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* A comprehensive guide to the look and feel of graphic design of the 1900s and the designers who ruled each decade * Provides instructions on how to recreate some of the most iconic and classic looks of each decade 20th Century Design explores and explains the graphic style throughout the decades of the 1900s. Each chapter provides a detailed overview of graphic design in one decade, with information about influences from other fields such as politics, technology, and architecture. Additionally each chapter contains profiles of key designers and a timeline of graphic design and related fields. Further, 20th Century Design goes on to provide information about the typefaces and color palettes that define each decade and include step-by-step guides to recreating the look, feel, and style of each decade using modern software.
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Author: Pierpaolo Vetta

Publisher: Phaidon Incorporated Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 247

View: 3122

This is the inaugural volume in Electa's latest series on design and graphics, and presents an annotated selection of the many texts written by the distinguished Italian architecture and design historian Sergio Polano over the last ten years. Some of the essays - of both historical and popular nature - are well known, having been published several times, while others were delivered as lectures and still others are previously unpublished. In the first part the author summarizes the main problems faced by a designer working in the field of graphics. This is followed by a series of clear and concise chapters examining the work of the principal graphic designers of the twentieth century, from Peter Behrens to Tibor Kalman, from El Lissitzky to Maz Huber, and from Alexander Rodchenko to Ed Fella. The images and apparatus criticus selected and compiled by Pierpaolo Vetta supplement and illustrate the subjects covered by the texts.
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Author: Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118017765

Category: Design

Page: 624

View: 5958

Note from the publisher: The Interactive Resource Center is an online learning environment where instructors and students can access the tools they need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcing and assessing their understanding of key concepts for successful understanding of the course. An access card with redemption code for the online Interactive Resource Center is included with all new, print copies or can be purchased separately. (***If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code - ISBN: 9781118922248). The online Interactive Resource Center contains resources tied to the book, such as: Interactive Resources: Flashcards featuring images from book for image identification self-study Self-test assessment by chapter Image Gallery featuring key designers and their work Downloadable Resources: Indices of key terms and people ***Winner of the First-Ever QED (Quality, Excellence, Design) award by Digital Book World*** This is the unrivaled, comprehensive, and award-winning reference tool on graphic design recognized for publishing excellence by the Association of American Publishers. Now, this Fifth Edition of Meggs' History of Graphic Design offers even more detail and breadth of content than its heralded predecessors, revealing a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, and important developments responsible for paving the historic paths that define the graphic design experience. In addition to classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and postmodern design, this new Fifth Edition presents new information on current trends and technologies sweeping the graphic design landscape—such as the web, multimedia, interactive design, and private presses, thus adding new layers of depth to an already rich resource. With more than 1,400 high-quality images throughout—many new or newly updated—Meggs' History of Graphic Design, Fifth Edition provides a wealth of visual markers for inspiration and emulation. For professionals, students, and everyone who works with or loves the world of graphic design, this landmark text will quickly become an invaluable guide that they will turn to again and again.
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Author: Jeremy Aynsley

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 256

View: 455

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.
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Author: Alston W. Purvis

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

ISBN: 9780442004446

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 234

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A New History, Third Edition

Author: Stephen J. Eskilson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0300233280

Category:

Page: 472

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A classic and indispensable account of graphic design history from the Industrial Revolution to the present Now in its third edition, this acclaimed survey explores the evolution of graphic design from the 19th century to the present day. Following an exploration of design's prehistory in ancient civilizations through the Industrial Revolution, author Stephen J. Eskilson argues that modern design as we know it grew out of the influence of Victorian-age reformers. He traces the emergence of modernist design styles in the early 20th century, examining the wartime politicization of regional styles. Richly contextualized chapters chronicle the history of the Bauhaus and the rise of the International Style in the 1950s and '60s, and the postmodern movement of the 1970s and '80s. Contemporary considerations bring the third edition up to date, with discussions of app design, social media, emojis, big data visualization, and the use of animated graphics in film and television. The contemporary phenomenon of the citizen designer, professionals who address societal issues either through or in addition to their commercial work, is also addressed, highlighting protagonists like Bruce Mau and the Center for Urban Pedagogy. This edition also features 45 additional images, an expanded introduction and epilogue, and revised text throughout. A newly redesigned interior reinforces the fresh contents of this now-classic volume.
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Author: Philip B. Meggs

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

ISBN: 9780442318956

Category: Art

Page: 508

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Here is the first definitive history of graphic communication. More than a thousand vivid illustrations chronicle our fascinating & unceasing quest to give visual form to ideas.
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The Grafik Design of David Carson

Author: Lewis Blackwell,David Carson

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856692168

Category: Design

Page: 180

View: 878

The End of Print is the first collection of the work of David Carson, arguably the most innovative and influential graphic designer of the 1990s. Since the book first appeared in 1995, it has become one of the most popular graphic design books of the 20th century. Carson's approach to typography and layout has provoked praise and criticism worldwide, and has inspired a following of young designers eager to break with tradition and forge a new aesthetic. This revised and extended edition contains a significant number of new images from this key period in Carson's career. Two illustrated essays provide an overview of Carson's work, setting it in the context of graphic design history. They examine critical appraisals of the book and discuss the impact that Carson's work has had on contemporary graphics. The much-debated concept of the "end of print" is explored in new contributions from Douglas Coupland, Jessica Helfand, Rick Valicenti, Shawn Wolfe, Geof Kern, Jackson Boelts and Philip B. Meggs. The End of Print is illustrated with 400 colour images, and features work from the magazines where Carson first made his mark - including Transworld Skateboarding, Surfer, Beach Culture and Ray Gun - as well as his instantly recognizable advertisements for clients such as Nike, Pepsi, MTV and Sony. Lewis Blackwell's text includes an interview in which Carson examines the origins of his approach and discusses the extreme reactions to his work.
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Author: Steven Heller,Phil Megop

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 9780823021253

Category: Architecture

Page: 384

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A Century of Innovation

Author: Alston W. Purvis,Cees de Jong

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500512852

Category: Graphic arts

Page: 400

View: 3213

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.
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Author: Jeremy Aynsley

Publisher: Reaktion Books

ISBN: 1861897448

Category: History

Page: 258

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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.
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Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design

Author: John Clifford

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133156176

Category: Art

Page: 240

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Who are history's most influential graphic designers? In this fun, fast-paced introduction to the most iconic designers of our time, author John Clifford takes you on a visual history tour that’s packed with the posters, ads, logos, typefaces, covers, and multimedia work that have made these designers great. You’ll find examples of landmark work by such industry luminaries as El Lissitzky, Alexander Rodchenko, A.M. Cassandre, Alvin Lustig, Cipe Pineles, Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Wim Crouwel, Stefan Sagmeister, John Maeda, Paula Scher, and more. Who coined the term graphic design? Who turned film titles into an art? Who pioneered information design? Who was the first female art director of a mass-market American magazine? In Graphic Icons: Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design, you start with the who and quickly learn the what, when, and why behind graphic design's most important breakthroughs and the impact their creators had, and continue to have, on the world we live in. Your favorite designer didn't make the list? Join the conversation at www.graphiciconsbook.com .
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Inspiration von 50 Meistern ihres Fachs

Author: Steven Heller,Gail Anderson

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3830714351

Category: Architecture

Page: 128

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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.
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Author: Guy Julier

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

ISBN: N.A

Category: Commercial art

Page: 216

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This comprehensive guide embraces all modern design's numerous manifestations: graphics, products, interiors, furniture, industrial and architectural design. In over 500 entries, this book examines not only the work of important designers worldwide, but also the many dramatic changes that have influenced design and its uses in the 20th-century. Thus political and ideological concepts, such as feminism and green design, are defined and explained as are new technological advances, new materials and techniques and influential movements in modern culture. The text incorporates extensive cross-referencing and full bibliographic notes, along with a chronological chart of design highlights since 1900.
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