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Meggs' history of graphic design

Author: Philip B Meggs; Alston W Purvis
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"In addition to classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and postmodern design, the new Fifth Edition presents new information on current trends and technologies sweeping the graphic design landscape, such as the web, multimedia, interactive design, and private presses, thus adding new layers of depth to an already rich resource."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip B Meggs; Alston W Purvis
ISBN: 9780470168738 0470168730
OCLC Number: 695390077
Notes: Revised edition of: A history of graphic design. c1998.
Description: xi, 603 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. I. The prologue to graphic design : The invention of writing ; 2. Alphabets ; 3. The Asian contribution ; 4. Illuminated manuscripts --
pt. II. A graphic renaissance : Printing comes to Europe ; The German illustrated book ; Renaissance graphic design ; An epoch of typographic genius --
pt. III. The bridge to the twentieth century : Graphic design and the Industrial Revolution ; The Arts and Crafts Movement and its heritage ; Art Nouveau ; The genesis of twentieth century design --
pt. IV. The modernist era : The influence of modern art ; 14. Pictorial modernism ; 15. A new language of form ; 16. The Bauhaus and the new typography ; The modern movement in America --
pt. V. The age of information : The international typographic style ; The New York school ; Corporate identity and visual systems ; The conceptual image ; Postmodern design ; National visions within a global dialogue ; The digital revolution and beyond --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: History of graphic design
Responsibility: Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis.
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