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Bierut, Michael

Overview
Works: 59 works in 157 publications in 3 languages and 5,352 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Artist, Compiler, Author of introduction, Scientific advisor, Interviewee, Book designer, Dedicatee
Classifications: NC997, 741.6
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Most widely held works about Michael Bierut
 
Most widely held works by Michael Bierut
Looking closer : critical writings on graphic design by Michael Bierut( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tibor Kalman, perverse optimist by Tibor Kalman( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventy-nine short essays on design by Michael Bierut( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design brings together the best of designer Michael Bierut's critical writing serious or humorous, flattering or biting, but always on the mark. Bierut is widely considered the finest observer on design writing today. Covering topics as diverse as Twyla Tharp and ITC Garamond, Bierut's intelligent and accessible texts pull design culture into crisp focus. He touches on classics, like Massimo Vignelli and the cover of The Catcher in the Rye, as well as newcomers, like McSweeney's Quarterly Concern and color-coded terrorism alert levels. Along the way Nabakov's Pale Fire; Eero Saarinen; the paper clip; Celebration, Florida; the planet Saturn; the ClearRx pill bottle; and paper architecture all fall under his pen. His experience as a design practitioner informs his writing and gives it truth. In Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design, designers and nondesigners alike can share and revel in his insights
Looking closer( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In manifestos, broadsides, articles, and conference papers, designers and design observers grapple with the critical issues of Modernism, commercialism, aesthetics, feminism, traditionalism versus progressivism, and social responsibility. These vibrant and seminal works build a framework through which to understand the growth of a visual practice that helped to define the look of everyday communication and life."--Jacket
Looking closer 2 : critical writings on graphic design( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking closer by Michael Bierut( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of ... essays published from 1997-2000, in professional and general-interest design magazines alike, offers ... critical discussions on the issues and objects of contemporary graphic design. Among the important themes discussed are: both sides of the controversy over the First Things First Manifesto 2000, a call for greater responsiblility in the design profession, the notion of the graphic designer as "auteur, " and the role of graphic design as a force in a growing visual culture. Offering an overview of the evolution of twentieth-century graphic design and design criticism, [this book] focuses in on the many hot-button issues that have emerged in the field.-Back cover
Looking closer 5 by Michael Bierut( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final installment in this acclaimed series offers astute and controversial discussions on contemporary graphic design from 2001 to 2005. This collection of essays takes stock of the quality and profundity of graphic design writing published in professional and general interest design magazines, as well as on blogs and Internet journals. Prominent contributors include Milton Glaser, Maud Lavin, Ellen Lupton, Victor Margolin, Mr. Keedy, David Jury, Alice Twemlow, Steven Heller, Jessica Helfand, William Drenttel, Michael Bierut, Michael Dooley, Nick Curry, Emily King, and more. Among th
Design in depth : unique projects created, visually explored and analyzed by fifty-one leading design firms by DK Holland( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores 51 design projects, Color illustrations
Graphic design, New York : the work of thirty-nine great design firms from the city that put graphic design on the map by Steven Heller( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphic design, New York 2 : the work of thirty-six firms from the city that put graphic design on the map( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbott Miller : design and content by J. Abbott Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Open Book is the first monograph on the preeminent graphic designer Abbott Miller. Recipient of numerous design honors including the Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design, Miller is known for his pioneering graphic work as a partner at Pentagram, where he leads a team designing books, magazines, catalogs, identities, exhibitions, and creating editorial projects. His work is often concerned with the cultural role of design and the public life of the written word. Collaborating with performers, curators, artists, photographers, writers, publishers, corporations, and institutions, he has created a unique practice that crosses back and forth between the printed page and the physical space of exhibitions. In his work as a designer, editor, and writer he has pioneered the concept of the designer as author, and he has collaborated with artists such as Matthew Barney, Yoko Ono, Geoffrey Beene, Philip Glass, Twyla Tharp, and Nam June Paik, among many others. His clients include Vitra, Knoll, Harley-Davidson, and Steuben, as well as many museums and publishers. Miller presents his work as a catalog of design strategies, emerging from the unique circumstances of form and content. In four chapters "Books," "Exhibitions," "Magazines," and "Identity"Open Book provides insight into Miller's working process and showcases all of his best designs. Miller talks freely about influences on his practice, his ideas, his experiences working with curators, artists, and clients, as well as the lessons hes learned. A foreword by Ellen Lupton situates his work in the context of contemporary design. Open Book, beautifully produced and illustrated with more than four hundred images, is a must-have for anyone interested in design and the visual arts"
Thoughts on design by Paul Rand( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the seminal texts of graphic design, Paul Rand's Thoughts on Design is now available for the first time since the 1970s. Writing at the height of his career, Rand articulated in his slender volume the pioneering vision that all design should seamlessly integrate form and function. This facsimile edition preserves Rand's original 1947 essay with the adjustments he made to its text and imagery for a revised printing in 1970, and adds only an informative and inspiring new foreword by design luminary Michael Bierut. As relevant today as it was when first published, this classic treatise is an indispensable addition to the library of every designer
Graphic design : America( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamentos del diseño gráfico( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rethinking design : new ways of looking at what designers do and why they do it( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphic design, America : the work of twenty-eight leading-edge design firms from across the United States and Canada( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The next page : thirty tables of contents( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design x ray : designers in the Pentagram( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three partners in New York design firm Pentagram, Paula Scher, Natasha Jen, and Michael Bierut have successfully worked in different aspects of design; such as brand identity, the Android lock screen, packaging, and LED screen. They also discuss "good design" in this episode
Karlssonwilker inc's tellmewhy : the first 24 months of a New York design company by Clare Jacobson( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Looking closer 4 : critical writings on graphic design by Michael Bierut( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most stimulating installment yet in the acclaimed Looking Closer series! This enthralling collection of essays assembles some of the most intriguing critical commentary published in professional and general interest design magazines from 1997 to 2000. Over thirty contributors, including Rick Poynor, Kathy McCoy, Lorraine Wild, Veronique Vienne, Jessica Helfand, and others discuss such important contemporary themes as the rise and fall of the dot.coms and its influence on salary expectations, the ongoing controversy over the First Things First Manifesto, the call for greater responsibility in the design profession, and the antibranding protests that ignited demonstrations during recent World Trade Organization meetings. From current events to design principles, and aesthetics to ethics, graphic designers everywhere will savor this anthology of fresh perspective
 
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Alternative Names
Bierut, Michael 1957-

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Languages
English (111)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (2)

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Tibor Kalman, perverse optimistSeventy-nine short essays on designLooking closerLooking closer 2 : critical writings on graphic designLooking closerLooking closer 5Design in depth : unique projects created, visually explored and analyzed by fifty-one leading design firmsGraphic design, New York 2 : the work of thirty-six firms from the city that put graphic design on the map