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Icons of graphic design

Author: Steven Heller; Mirko Ilić
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A history of graphic design that charts over a century of creative brilliance, showcasing the most influential graphic designs from 1900 to the present. Organized chronologically to illustrate how one great concept can inspire the next, each year features a seminal piece of work by a graphic artist some famous, some anonymous the designs that originally inspired them and later works that show their influence.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Heller; Mirko Ilić
ISBN: 9780500287293 0500287295
OCLC Number: 192027413
Notes: Previous edition: 2001.
Includes index.
Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Expressive hands --
Kids' stories --
Patterns personified --
Political polemics --
Facial symmetry --
Squaring off --
Objective economy --
Flat men --
Play books --
Long-legged fantasy --
Grid locks --
Classic man --
Expressionaist truth --
Hypnotic meandering --
J'Accuse --
Chaos principle --
Metaphoric type --
Hip to be square --
You beast! --
Bars and angles --
Circles and wedges --
Type characters --
Red overprints --
Icontact --
Systematic clutter --
Cover girls and guys --
Futuristic fantasy --
Catalog engineering --
Show of hands --
Covering art --
Portrait charges --
Post-its --
Speeding trains --
News overprint --
Book of days --
Heads up --
Photojournalistic truth --
Flat color --
Playtime --
Attendance required --
Out of the shadows --
Recording devices --
Hand in glove --
Integrated campaign --
Fists and starts --
Modern layout --
Cutout figures --
Symbolizing art --
Transcendent white --
Title pages --
Nuts and bolts --
Magazine FX --
Wit and satire --
The "O"s have it --
Mimetic mnemonics --
Round and round --
Protest symbols --
Flying type --
Prism colors --
Emotive motion --
Primal screams --
Lingua franca --
Optic nerves --
Tag lines --
Pictorial narratives --
Radiation fallout --
Flow chart --
About faces --
Comic panels --
Photographically surreal --
Navigational aid --
Book type --
Graphic commentary --
Design for designers --
Alphabet as metaphor --
Shouts and murmurs --
Making book --
Cut-up letters --
Envisioned environments --
Valuable paper --
Angular composition --
Youth culture --
Rebus writing --
Anthropomorphic frolic --
Sensual stare --
Spreading out --
Cautionary words --
Multiple layers --
Kinetic overprints --
Object photography --
Clips and fragments --
Text blocks --
Distort and distress --
Designing character --
Sky writing --
Visualizing music --
Chicken scratching --
More book tricks --
Stock stories --
Hyperactive interactivity --
Head case --
Pixel power --
Backward forward --
Sticker culture --
Pod-style --
Shape. shifters --
Swirls and curls --
Bad marks.
Responsibility: Steven Heller & Mirko Ilić.

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Presents the history of graphic design. This book highlights the manner in which graphic styles and artistic devices flow with times.  Read more...

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