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Philographics : big ideas in simple shapes

Author: Genís Carreras
Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands : BIS Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Extended second editionView all editions and formats
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Philographics is conceived as a visual dictionary of philosophy, which depicts the world's most important 'isms' using simple shapes and colour. The project merges the world philosophy and graphic design, two areas that seem completely opposites. The result is a blend is a collection of 95 graphics that boil down complex schools of thought, sometimes explained by using visual metaphors, others by using existent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Genís Carreras
ISBN: 9063693419 9789063693411
OCLC Number: 858603319
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 196 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Genís Carreras ; original text: Chris Thomas.

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Philographics is conceived as a visual dictionary of philosophy, which depicts the world's most important 'isms' using simple shapes and colour. The project merges the world philosophy and graphic design, two areas that seem completely opposites. The result is a blend is a collection of 95 graphics that boil down complex schools of thought, sometimes explained by using visual metaphors, others by using existent symbolisms or creating new ones using abstract representations.

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