The Art of Modern Rock is set to be the first and last word on today's concert posters and promotional art, featuring over 1500 exemplary rock posters from over 200 international studios and artists.
This text gathers together the world's most challenging and inventive examples of type design. The flip format organises the showcased works into themes of global design-types.
Including more than 2500 logos selected from thousands of submissions, this volume is a useful reference source for designers to find a huge variety of styles and techniques for logo creation.
Roger Walton, editor of the "Typographic" series, here provides an accessible collection of illustrators and ideas. Each entry is arranged by theme for easy reference.
This thoroughly illustrated reference gives the "recipes" for creating countless visual effects. Its hundreds of examples teach principles of good logo design while providing the reader with valuable inspiration for developing a wealth of solutions to any logo design problems.
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Layout is the fundamental element underlying any design project, of any kind.So when you're undertaking a new project, the first thing you'll need to decide on is your layout. OK. But what if you aren't inspired. Now what? Pick up this book, where you will find 400 different layouts (grouped into four categories: advertising,... read more
For the legions of Paper Magazine fans, and anyone who's interested in Where Style Starts. This stunning portrayal of the last 20 years is a wonderful commemorative look at the life and times of the era. Following introductions and commentary by a virtual who's who of popular culture, 20 Years of Style charts just how style ... read more
In the opinion of many comic book fans, the greatest comic books ever are those published in the 1950s by E.C. Comics under the auspices of publisher Bill Gaines. After inheriting the company, he changed the focus from western and romance comics to innovating in new genres of horror and science fiction.
he business card has taken on a new level of importance in recent years. In an age where the business letter has been replaced by email, the personal contact evoked by a business card is more crucial than ever. Your card is often the one item taken away from a meeting, defining how people view your business long after any fac... read more
Bag, label, and tag design is critical in the world of marketing and sales, yet can be challenging to execute successfully. "The Big Book of Bags, Labels and Tags" is a unique visual collection featuring work from top companies around the globe. It offers hundreds of ideas, pages of inspiration, and loads of professional advi... read more
"The Book of Kells" is the richest and most copiously illustrated book in the Celto-Saxon style that still survives. However, despite its rarity and fame, there is little that is known about it. Reproducing over sixty of the wonderful images from the book itself, this guide describes the hidden meanings behind the illustratio... read more
Starts by tracing the evolution of the printed word, from Gutenberg to the advent of moveable type through to the new digital typography of the 21st century. It then moves to the actual business of working with type, introducing the terminology of typeface design, the fundamentals of page layout, and aspevcts of display typog... read more
High standards in art and design have always been part of Penguin's publishing program. Now, on the occasion of Penguin's 75th anniversary, longtime art director Paul Buckley has chosen seventy-five covers that represent the best of what Penguin has produced over the course of the last decade. Giving readers a rare behind-the... read more
From Jacobsen to Tupperware, this fascinating new dictionary of Modern Design covers the period from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth. Over 2,000 entries on names and movements from the past 150 years of design include ceramics, furniture, graphics, industrial design, interiors, and fashion, as well as b... read more
Beginning with his first published illustration in 1958 and continuing through to the work he continues to produce today, Blooming Books is a stunning and diverse exploration of the work of this unique and brilliant artist. Commentaries by the journalist Nicolette Jones accompany extracts and, in some cases, complete picture ... read more