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

Author: Richard Poulin
Publisher: Beverly, MA : Rockport Publishers, [2012]
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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: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Poulin
ISBN: 9781592537792 1592537790
OCLC Number: 781679585
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Foreword / James Stewart Polshek --
Foreword / Deborah Sussman --
I. Pre-20th-Century influences --
Petrograms and petroglyphs --
Stonehenge --
Hieroglyphics --
The Greek iconic alphabet --
Roman monumental inscriptions --
The Pantheon --
Church of Sant' Apollinare Nuovo --
Chartres Cathedral --
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella --
Piazza Campidoglio --
Taj Mahal --
The Shaker aesthetic --
Corn Palace --
The Arts and Crafts Movement --
II. The Modern Age 1900-1950 --
1. The impact of invention 1878-1933 --
The incandescent lightbulb --
Eiffel Tower --
The modern billboard --
Hector Guimard and the Paris Metro --
Commerce and the urban streetscape --
The Great White Way --
Luna Park --
New York City Subway --
One Times Square and the first Zipper --
Frank Lloyd Wright and the Larkin Building atrium --
La Samaritaine Department Store --
Michelin Building --
Horn & Hardart Automat --
Grand Central Terminal --
On the road --
Georges Claude and liquid fire --
Hollywoodland --
Burma-Shave --
Edward Johnston, Henry Beck, and the London Underground --
2. Art and Technology, a new unity 1901-1928 --
Otto Wagner and Die Zeit --
Peter Behrens and AEG --
El Lissitsky and Proun --
Aleksandr Rodchenko and Mosselprom --
Gerrit Rietveld and Schröder House --
Herbert Bayer --
J.J.P Oud and Café de Unie --
Dessau Bauhaus --
Izvestia --
Piet Zwart and First Church of Christ Scientist --
Theo van Doesburg and Café l'Aubette --
Paul Renner and Futura --
De Volharding Cooperative --
3. Style and the mass market 1924--1947 --
Miami Art Deco District --
Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes --
Grauman's Chinese Theatre --
The New York City skyscraper --
Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall --
Streamline styling in America --
The drive-in service station --
Douglas Leigh and the Sign Spectacular --
The modern retailer --
4. Between the Wars 1932--1945 --
PSFS Building --
Century of Progress Exposition --
Fascist and Nazi Propaganda --
New York World's Fair --
Alvar Aalto and the Finnish Pavilion --
Walter Dorwin Teague and the National Cash Register Pavilion --
Works Progress Administration (WPA). III. The Post-war world 1950--2000 --
5. Populuxe : the American influence 1948--1961 --
Tail o' the Pup --
Las Vegas and the neon desert --
Morris Lapidus and the Populist Hotel --
Alvin Lustig and Northland Shopping Center --
Holiday Inn --
Howard Johnson's --
Los Angeles's Watts Towers --
McDonald's --
Walt Disney and the happiest place on Earth --
Hollywood Walk of Fame --
6. Modernism and the International Style 1950--1979 --
Gyorgy Kepes and the influence of light --
Luis Barragán and Towers of Satellite City --
Josef Müller-Brockmann --
Jock Kinneir, Margaret Calvert, and the British Traveler --
The first American Modernist : Lester Beall --
Paul Rand and Westinghouse --
Chermayeff & Geismar and Chase Manhattan Bank --
Alexander Girard and La Fonda del Sol --
Mobil Oil and the suburban landscape --
New York World's Fair --
CBS and Black Rock --
Lou Dorfsman, Herb Lubalin, and Gastrotypographicalassemblage --
John Massey and the Art of the Banner --
Barbara Stauffacher Solomon and Sea Ranch --
Unimark and the New York City subway system --
The Boston T --
Rudolph de Harak and 127 John Street --
Lance Wyman and the Mexico Olympics --
Crosby/Fletcher/Forbes and A Sign System Manual --
Corita Kent and Boston Gas Company --
The "new" construction barricade --
Otl Aicher and the Munich Olympics --
TKTS Time Square --
Number 9 --
Harper & George --
Adrian Frutiger and Paris-Roissy Airport --
AIGA symbol signs --
Page, Arbitrio & Resen and I.M. Pei --
Armin Hoffman and Disentis --
John Follis and Architectural Signing and Graphics --
7. Postmodernism and beyond 1966--1995 --
Venturi Scott Brown and Associates --
James Wines and Best Products --
Studio of Richard Haas --
Jean Widmer and Centre Georges Pompidou --
Milton Glaser and the Big Kitchen --
Dan Reisinger and Yad Vashem --
Turin's Lingotto --
Maya Lin and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial --
Takenobu Igarashi and the Architectural Alphabet --
Los Angeles Summer Olympics --
Cincinnati Zoo --
The new American marketplace --
Communication Arts and Bayside --
712 Fifth Avenue --
Solana --
Hold Everything Prototype Store --
Studio Dumbar and PTT --
Musée de Louvre --
Sussman/Prejza and Walt Disney World --
Shea Stadium --
Chicago O'Hare's United Terminal walkway --
Erik Spiekermann, the Berlin Transportation System --
Alan Fletcher's house gates --
Corning Glass --
North Hollywood pump station --
The influence of universal design --
Disney's all-star resorts --
Fremont Street Experience --
Morgan Stanley in Times Square --
IV. The beginning of the 21st Century --
LAX Airport --
Universal City Walk --
NJPAC Lucent Center --
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation --
Bibliotheca Alexandrina --
Towers of Light --
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts --
MoMA QNS --
Melbourne Exhibition Centre --
Seattle Central Library --
Bloomberg Headquarters --
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications --
The New York Times Building --
Newseum --
GreenPix Zero Energy Media Wall --
Brooklyn Botanic Garden --
The Cooper Union --
Gough Street Banners --
X Exhibition --
Photograffeur JR --
Glossary.
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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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