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Graphic Design Reader.

Author: Steven Heller
Publisher: New York : Constable & Robinson, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Graphic Design Reader features over 50 captivating essays covering an interesting panorama of design issues, as well as dozens of fascinating interviews and candid observations with the master designers who played a key role in shaping the identity, image, and formation of contemporary design. From the lost art of show-card writing and the tumultuous days of guerilla magazine publishing to the latest in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heller, Steven.
Graphic Design Reader.
New York : Constable & Robinson, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Heller
ISBN: 9781581159745 1581159749
OCLC Number: 821185585
Description: 1 online resource (397 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Halftitle; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Read Me Introduction; Introduction; Section I; The Me Too Generation; History Lite; The Underground Mainstream; This is not a Library; You've got Spam; Cheapskate Design; Hate Thy Enemy; G.I. Fritz; Section II; Ice Cream and Hot Issues; Hard Cover Sex; Presidential Caricature: Ritual Mutilation; More Than Wham! Bang! Boom!: The Art and Design of Comics Lettering; Shock of the Vile; Look Away, Dixieland; The Inner City Mother Goose; The Teen Magazine Fame Machine; For 100,000 Good Men. A Man's Home is his MagazineThe Regressive Progressive; Trust Fund Fashion Mag Flaunts Design; PokÉmon: a Dialogue; Sho-Card Writin'; The Calendar Girls of Colonial Hong Kong; That Pesky Television Test Pattern; Julian Allen's Pictorial Legacy; SECTION III; Boris Artzybasheff's Clear Complexity; The Interior Lustig; Randism; Sutnar & LÖndergholm: The Gilbert and Sullivan of Design; THe Art [Paul] Of Playboy; Masters of a Lesser Art: David Levine and Edward Sorel; Barbara Kruger, Graphic Designer?; Gary Panter: on the Margins Looking Out; Number Seventeen: Quick-Cut Culture. Sara Fanelli's Wild ThingsSection IV; Swastika Guilt; Hospital Blues; The Times they are a-Movin'; School Tie; Section V; Growing Up Underground; I was a Seventeen-Year-Old Pornographer; The Sopranos and Me; My Mentor; Index; Back Matter.

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The Graphic Design Reader features over 50 captivating essays covering an interesting panorama of design issues, as well as dozens of fascinating interviews and candid observations with the master designers who played a key role in shaping the identity, image, and formation of contemporary design. From the lost art of show-card writing and the tumultuous days of guerilla magazine publishing to the latest in electronic leaflet design and hot magazine covers, acclaimed graphic designer and author Steven Heller provides dozens of stunning examples of how graphic design has transformed from a.

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