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Looking closer : critical writings on graphic design

Author: Michael Bierut; American Institute of Graphic Arts.
Publisher: New York : Allworth Press : American Institute of Graphic Arts ; Saint Paul, MN : Distributor, Consortium Book Sales & Distribution, ©1994-©1997.
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This volume traces the continuum of critical thought from graphic design's earliest beginnings as a viable art and craft to the 1980s. The essays revive ideas of form and content as well as arguments  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bierut; American Institute of Graphic Arts.
ISBN: 1880559153 9781880559154 1880559560 9781880559567
OCLC Number: 31791535
Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm
Contents: [Vol. 1] Introduction / Steven Heller --
A Natural History of Typography / J. Abbott Miller and Ellen Lupton --
Good History/Bad History / Tibor Kalman, J. Abbott Miller and Karrie Jacobs --
The Time Machine / Steven Heller --
Morality and Myth: The Bauhaus Reassessed / Dietmar R. Winlker --
Some Thoughts on Modernism, Past, Present, and Future / Milton Glaser, Ivan Chermayeff and Rudolf deHarak --
Rethinking Modernism, Revising Functionalism / Katherine McCoy --
Long Live Modernism! / Massimo Vignelli --
Life, Style, and Advocacy / Dan Friedman --
On Overcoming Modernism / Lorraine Wild --
On White Space: When Less is More / Keith Robertson --
Kicking Up a Little Dust / Michael Dooley --
Starting from Zero / Keith Robertson --
Pictures, Phonemes, and Typography / Marc Treib --
Type and Deconstruction in the Digital Era / Rick Poynor --
Logos, Flags, and Escutcheons / Paul Rand --
Reading Outside the Grid: Designers and Society / Frances Butler.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Bierut [and others] ; introduction by Steven Heller ; associate editors, Elinor Pettit, Theodore Gachot.

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