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Meggs History of Graphic Design

Meggs  History of Graphic Design Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2016-04-14
ISBN : 1119136202
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The bestselling graphic design reference, updated for the digital age Meggs' History of Graphic Design is the industry's unparalleled, award-winning reference. With over 1,400 high-quality images throughout, this visually stunning text guides you through a saga of artistic innovators, breakthrough technologies, and groundbreaking developments that define the graphic design field. The initial publication of this book was heralded as a publishing landmark, and author Philip B. Meggs is credited with significantly shaping the academic field of graphic design. Meggs presents compelling, comprehensive information enclosed in an exquisite visual format. The text includes classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and the advent of postmodern design. This new sixth edition has also been updated to provide: The latest key developments in web, multimedia, and interactive design Expanded coverage of design in Asia and the Middle East Emerging design trends and technologies Timelines framed in a broader historical context to help you better understand the evolution of contemporary graphic design Extensive ancillary materials including an instructor's manual, expanded image identification banks, flashcards, and quizzes You can't master a field without knowing the history. Meggs' History of Graphic Design presents an all-inclusive, visually spectacular arrangement of graphic design knowledge for students and professionals. Learn the milestones, developments, and pioneers of the trade so that you can shape the future.

Meggs History of Graphic Design

Meggs  History of Graphic Design Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9780470168738
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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, ..."--Book jacket.

A History of Graphic Design

A History of Graphic Design Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release : 1998-09-09
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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After fifteen years of development in graphic design, this expanded and updated Third Edition includes hundreds of full-color images and new material in many areas, including alphabets, Japanese and Dutch graphics, and the computer revolution which has impacted all aspects of contemporary design and communications. With its approximately 1,200 illustrations, lucid text, and interpretive captions, the book reveals a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, and important design innovations.

Meggs History of Graphic Design

Meggs  History of Graphic Design Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-11-02
ISBN : 1118017765
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Note from the publisher: The Interactive Resource Center is an online learning environment where instructors and students can access the tools they need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcing and assessing their understanding of key concepts for successful understanding of the course. An access card with redemption code for the online Interactive Resource Center is included with all new, print copies or can be purchased separately. (***If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code - ISBN: 9781118922248). The online Interactive Resource Center contains resources tied to the book, such as: Interactive Resources: Flashcards featuring images from book for image identification self-study Self-test assessment by chapter Image Gallery featuring key designers and their work Downloadable Resources: Indices of key terms and people ***Winner of the First-Ever QED (Quality, Excellence, Design) award by Digital Book World*** This is the unrivaled, comprehensive, and award-winning reference tool on graphic design recognized for publishing excellence by the Association of American Publishers. Now, this Fifth Edition of Meggs' History of Graphic Design offers even more detail and breadth of content than its heralded predecessors, revealing a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, and important developments responsible for paving the historic paths that define the graphic design experience. In addition to classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and postmodern design, this 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. With more than 1,400 high-quality images throughout—many new or newly updated—Meggs' History of Graphic Design, Fifth Edition provides a wealth of visual markers for inspiration and emulation. For professionals, students, and everyone who works with or loves the world of graphic design, this landmark text will quickly become an invaluable guide that they will turn to again and again.

Meggs

Meggs Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs,Rob Carter
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is the definitive book on Philip B. Meggs, his life, his work, and his passion. The text offers a large collection of Meggs' writings in a single source, including articles from Print magazine, the AIGA Journal, selections from his books, transcripts from lectures and presentations, and letters to editors. -- Publisher's description.

Meggs History of Graphic Design Fifth Edition Wiley E Text Card and Interactive Resource Center Access Card

Meggs  History of Graphic Design  Fifth Edition Wiley E Text Card and Interactive Resource Center Access Card Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis
Publisher : Wiley
Release : 2014-04-07
ISBN : 9781118922231
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Meggs' History of Graphic Design, Fifth Edition, now offers a Wiley E-Text: Powered by VitalSource with Interactive Resource Center registration card. Wiley E-Texts are built in partnership with Vital Source Technologies with many Features and Benefits: Search to locate key concepts Highlight as you read Make notes for revision Notes and Highlights will synchronize across all devices Share notes with others The Interactive Resource Center is an online learning environment where instructors and students can access the tools they need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcing and assessing their understanding of key concepts for successful understanding of the course. An access card with redemption code for the online Interactive Resource Center is included with all new, print copies or can be purchased separately. (***If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code - ISBN: 9781118922248). The online Interactive Resource Center contains resources tied to the book, such as: Interactive Resources: Flashcards featuring images from book for image identification self-study Self-test assessment by chapter Image Gallery featuring key designers and their work Downloadable Resources: Indices of key terms and people ***Winner of the First-Ever QED (Quality, Excellence, Design) award by Digital Book World** With more than 1,400 high-quality images throughout—many new or newly updated—Meggs' History of Graphic Design, Fifth Edition provides a wealth of visual markers for inspiration and emulation. For professionals, students, and everyone who works with or loves the world of graphic design, this landmark text will quickly become an invaluable guide that they will turn to again and again.

A History of Graphic Design

A History of Graphic Design Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1986
ISBN : 9780670807215
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download A History of Graphic Design book written by Philip B. Meggs, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The History of Graphic Design and Becoming a Graphic Designer

The History of Graphic Design and Becoming a Graphic Designer Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs,Steven Heller
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release : 2002-04-01
ISBN : 9780471231219
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The History of Graphic Design and Becoming a Graphic Designer book written by Philip B. Meggs,Steven Heller, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Type and Image

Type and Image Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 1992-03-15
ISBN : 9780471284925
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Type and Image The Language of Graphic Design Philip B. Meggs What is the essence of graphic design? How do graphic designers solve problems, organize space, and imbue their work with those visual and symbolic qualities that enable it to convey visual and verbal information with expression and clarity? The extraordinary flowering of graphic design in our time, as a potent means for communication and a major component of our visual culture, increases the need for designers, clients, and students to comprehend its nature. In this lively and lavishly illustrated book, the author reveals the very essence of graphic design. The elements that combine to form a design— sings, symbols, words, pictures, and supporting forms—are analyzed and explained. Graphic design’s ability to function as language, and the innovative ways that designers combine words and pictures, are discussed. While all visual arts share common spatial properties, the author demonstrates that graphic space has unique characteristics that are determined by its communicative function. Graphic designs can have visual and symbolic properties which empower them to communicate with deep expression and meaning. The author defines this property as graphic resonance and explains how it occurs. After defining design as a problem-solving process, a model for this process is developed and illustrated by an in-depth analysis of actual case histories. This book will provide insight and inspiration for everyone who is interested or involved in graphic communications. While most materials about form and meaning in design have a European origin, this volume is based on the dynamic and expressive graphic design of America. The reader will find inspiration, hundreds of exciting examples by many of America’s outstanding graphic designers, and keen insights in Type and Image.

Dutch Graphic Design 1918 1945

Dutch Graphic Design  1918 1945 Book
Author : Alston W. Purvis
Publisher : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Overzicht van de Nederlandse grafische ontwerpkunst in de periode 1918-1945.

Typographic Design

Typographic Design Book
Author : Rob Carter,Philip B. Meggs,Ben Day,Sandra Maxa,Mark Sanders
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-10-02
ISBN : 1118715810
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Precise visual communication requires first-rate typography skills Typographic Design: Form and Communication, Sixth Edition is the latest update to the classic typography text that covers all aspects of designing with type. Revised to reflect the shift in graphic design conception and understanding, the book contains a brand-new exploration of typography in media versus typography in motion, and provides the latest information on emerging trends and technology in the design process. Full-color images showcase recent design examples and a companion website features a robust collection of resources for students and instructors. Striking a balance between fundamental information and pivotal new knowledge and ideas, the book provides the perfect basis for engaging new learners as well as seasoned professionals. Typography is the comprehensive design of type, encompassing selection, placement, manipulation, and communication. An integral element of the graphic designer's arsenal, typography skills translate across industry boundaries into print, video, film, television, packaging, advertising, digital design, and more. Typographic Design provides insight, information, and practical instruction for every step in the process, from concept to execution. Topics include: Letterforms, syntax, and legibility Communication and the typographic message Evolution and technology of typography Typographic design processes, and using the grid The book also contains case studies that illustrate the successful use of typography, demonstrating the impact of good type on the overall design, and a listing of type specimens that exhibit good communication through good design. Words are an important part of the human condition, and presentation can have a major impact on the message. Graphic designers must be able to manipulate type to convey precisely what's intended, and Typographic Design is a comprehensive guide to mastery.

Graphic Icons

Graphic Icons Book
Author : John Clifford
Publisher : Peachpit Press
Release : 2013-08-23
ISBN : 0133156176
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Who are history's most influential graphic designers? In this fun, fast-paced introduction to the most iconic designers of our time, author John Clifford takes you on a visual history tour that’s packed with the posters, ads, logos, typefaces, covers, and multimedia work that have made these designers great. You’ll find examples of landmark work by such industry luminaries as El Lissitzky, Alexander Rodchenko, A.M. Cassandre, Alvin Lustig, Cipe Pineles, Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Wim Crouwel, Stefan Sagmeister, John Maeda, Paula Scher, and more. Who coined the term graphic design? Who turned film titles into an art? Who pioneered information design? Who was the first female art director of a mass-market American magazine? In Graphic Icons: Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design, you start with the who and quickly learn the what, when, and why behind graphic design's most important breakthroughs and the impact their creators had, and continue to have, on the world we live in. Your favorite designer didn't make the list? Join the conversation at www.graphiciconsbook.com .

Digital Design for Print and Web

Digital Design for Print and Web Book
Author : John DiMarco
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-09-19
ISBN : 0470639199
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The all-inclusive guide—from theory to practice—for print and Web design Any well-conceived print or Web design features the dynamic interplay between visual artistry and technical skill. It becomes important, therefore, for the designer to cultivate an aesthetic eye as well as develop a high degree of computer savvy. By combining basic theory with hands-on technique, Digital Design for Print and Web takes the unique approach of uniting two subjects traditionally approached separately into one complete volume. As a result, you will gain a clearer understanding of the entire creative process, from project management to working with graphics to designing for print and, ultimately, the Web. In this book, you'll find: Full-color text and illustrated, step-by-step instruction supported by more than 75 video tutorials Coverage of professional software including the Adobe Creative Suite A wide variety of inspirational images from well-known designers Online full-length project assignments from entry level to advanced An ideal resource for design students or practitioners, Digital Design for Print and Web will show you to how to create more effectively and guide you on the path toward digital design mastery.

The Posters

The Posters Book
Author : Cees de Jong,Alston Purvis,Martiin LeCoultre
Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
Release : 2010-10-01
ISBN : 9780810995888
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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It covers all of the significant developments in poster design, and every important type of poster, from wine and war to rock and rebellion. It also includes every important artist and graphic designer who ever created a memorable poster, making it a source book on design from Art Nouveau to today.

Teaching Graphic Design History

Teaching Graphic Design History Book
Author : Steven Heller
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2019-06-18
ISBN : 1621536858
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An Examination of the Practice Through the Years Teaching the history of graphic design cannot simply be outlined by dates nor confined by places, but is defined by concepts and philosophies, as well as those who made, make, and inspire them. Teaching Graphic Design History is the first collection of essays, syllabi, and guides for conveying the heritage of this unique practice, from traditional chronologies to eclectic themes as developed by today’s historians, designers, scholars, and documentarians. Long overlooked within the broader history of printing and typesetting, when graphic design’s artifacts finally became the subject of serious study, the historian had to determine what was worthy and on what the history of graphic design should focus: the makers or the artifacts, the content or the context, or all of the above. With the author’s distinct viewpoint and many exclusive contributions, Teaching Graphic Design History chronicles the customs and conventions of various cultures and societies and how they are seen through signs, symbols, and the artifacts designed for use in the public—and sometimes private—sphere. Areas of focus include: Social and political effects of graphic design Philosophical perspectives on design Evolution of branding Development of the graphic design profession Predictions for the future of the practice An examination of the concerted efforts, happy accidents, and key influences of the practice throughout the years, Teaching Graphic Design History is an illuminating resource for students, practitioners, and future teachers of the subject.

The Four Lenses of Innovation

The Four Lenses of Innovation Book
Author : Rowan Gibson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-03-12
ISBN : 1118947304
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ever wonder where big, breakthrough ideas come from? How do innovators manage to spot the opportunities for industry revolution that everyone else seems to miss? Contrary to popular belief, innovation is not some mystical art that’s forbidden to mere mortals. The Four Lenses of Innovation thoroughly debunks this pervasive myth by delivering what we’ve long been hoping for: the news that innovation is systematic, it’s methodical, and we can all achieve it. By asking how the world’s top innovators—Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, and many others—came up with their game-changing ideas, bestselling author Rowan Gibson identifies four key business perspectives that will enable you to discover groundbreaking opportunities for innovation and growth: Challenging Orthodoxies—What if the dominant conventions in your field, market, or industry are outdated, unnecessary, or just plain wrong? Harnessing Trends—Where are the shifts and discontinuities that will, now and in the future, provide the energy you need for a major leap forward? Leveraging Resources—How can you arrange existing skills and assets into new combinations that add up to more than the sum of their parts? Understanding Needs—What are the unmet needs and frustrations that everyone else is simply ignoring? Other books promise the keys to innovation—this one delivers them. With a unique full-color design, thought-provoking examples, and features like the 8-Step Model for Building a Breakthrough, The Four Lenses of Innovation will teach you how to reverse-engineer creative genius and make radical business innovation an everyday reality inside your organization. “Rowan Gibson has done a superb job of ‘unpacking’ what it takes to innovate.” —Philip Kotler, S. C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University “Can you develop an innovative mind? Yes, you can. And this book is the manual.” —John and Doris Naisbitt, authors of China’s Megatrends and The Global Game Change “An excellent piece of work for practitioners and organizations who seek to have innovation as part of their DNA.” —Camille Mirshokrai, Managing Director of Leadership Development, and Partner at Accenture “Rowan Gibson’s The Four Lenses of Innovation will inspire you to think big, look afresh at the challenges you face, and take bold action to change the world.” —Robert B. Tucker, author of Driving Growth Through Innovation

By Its Cover

By Its Cover Book
Author : Ned Drew,Paul Sternberge
Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
Release : 2005-08-11
ISBN : 9781568984971
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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We all know we're not supposed to judge books by their covers, but the truth is that we do just that nearly every time we walk into a bookstore or pull a book off a tightly packed shelf. It's really not something we should be ashamed about, for it reinforces something we sincerely believe: design matters. At its best, book cover design is an art that transcends the publisher's commercial imperativesto reflect both an author's ideas and contemporary cultural values in a vital, intelligent, and beautiful way. In this groundbreaking and lavishly illustrated history, authors Ned Drew and Paul Sternberger establish American book cover design as a tradition of sophisticated, visual excellence that has put shape to our literary landscape. By Its Cover traces the story of the American book cover from its inception as a means of utilitarian protection for the book to its current status as an elaborately produced form of communication art. It is, at once, the intertwined story of American graphic design and American literature, and features the work of such legendary figures as Rockwell Kent, E. McKnight Kauffer, Paul Rand, Alvin Lustig, Rudy deHarak, and Roy Kuhlman along with more recent and contemporary innovators including Push Pin Studios, Chermayeff & Geismar, Karen Goldberg, Chip Kidd, and John Gall.

Typographic Specimens

Typographic Specimens Book
Author : Philip B. Meggs,Rob Carter
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 1993-12-15
ISBN : 9780471284291
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Specimens of 38 of the finest type families in the world are brought together in Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces, making it an invaluable reference tool for graphic designers, editors, art directors, production managers, desktop publishers, and students. Each type family is shown in display and text specimens with complete fonts including italic and bold variations; extended families such as Futura and Univers include additional type weights and widths. Each type family's section opens with a full-page experimental design, created by an outstanding graphic designer to demonstrate its potential. The specimens are accompanied by a concise discussion of each type family's origins, charactertistics, and usage. Typographic specimens provide an opportunity to study typefaces, to select and plan typography, and to increase one's knowledge of letterforms. Drawing and tracing specimens remain excellent ways to understand type and create logos and other typographic designs. Study of specimens aids in the selection of fonts to be purchased for the font library. Typographic specimens introduce unfamiliar typefaces in printed form and aid in the development of connoisseurship. Comparative analysis of similar faces in printed form becomes possible. Over one hundred prominent designers and design educators were sent a ballot listing all major typefaces and were asked to vote for the type families that best fulfilled their personal criteria for typographic excellence. The typefaces contained in this book represent the results of this poll, providing a compendium of excellent typefaces that have stood the test of time. Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces will provide information, inspiration, and a keener knowledge of typography. Akzidenz-Grotesk American Typewriter Baskerville Bembo Bodoni Bookman Caledonia Caslon Centaur Century Schoolbook Cheltenham Clarendon Didot Folio Franklin Gothic Frutiger Futura Galliard Gill Sans Garamond Goudy Old Style Helvetica Janson Kabel News Gothic Optima Palatino Perpetua Plantin Sabon Serifa Stone Sans Stone Serif Stymie Times New Roman Trump Mediaeval Univers Zapf Book

The Graphic Spirit of Japan

The Graphic Spirit of Japan Book
Author : Richard S. Thornton
Publisher : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
Release : 1991
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Getting it Right with Type

Getting it Right with Type Book
Author : Victoria Squire,Friedrich Forssman,Hans Peter Willberg
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9781856694742
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Typography is no longer the specialist domain of the typesetter: these days anyone who uses a computer has access to a wide range of typefaces and effects. This book offers an introduction to the basics of typography, including choosing which typeface to use; adjusting letter-, line-, and word-spacing for improved legibility; understanding kerning and leading; and mastering typographic details, such as italics, punctuation, and line endings. The book is illustrated throughout with practical examples demonstrating good and bad solutions. There are tips for specific design tasks, such as letters, charts, tables, and design for the screen, and a glossary explaining typographic terms.