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Graphic design and architecture, a 20th century history : a guide to type, image, symbol, and visual storytelling in the modern world

Author: Richard Poulin
Publisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Rockport Publishers, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012021721
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Poulin
ISBN: 1610586336 9781610586337
OCLC Number: 841909797
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages) illustrations (some color), color maps.
Contents: Forward / by James Stewart Polshek, FAIA --
Forward / by Deborah Sussman, HAIA, FSEGO --
Pre-20th-Century Influences --
The Modern Age 1900-1950 --
Chapter One: The Impact of Invention 1878-1933 --
Chapter Two: Art and Technology, a New Unity 1901-1928 --
Chapter Three: Style and the Mass Market 1924 --
1947 --
Chapter Four: Between the Wars 1932 --
1945 --
The Post-War World 1950 --
2000 --
Chapter Five: Populuxe: The American Influence 1948 --
1961 --
Chapter Six: Modernism and the International Style 1950 --
1979 --
Chapter Seven: Postmodernism and Beyond 1966 --
1995 --
The Beginning of the 21st Century --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Image Resources --
Contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: Richard Poulin.
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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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