This is a comprehensive introduction not only to the world's most important graphic designers but also a look at various styles, movements and processes. It particularly concentrates on the ideas and contributions of 50 of the world's most influential graphic desigenrs, and at 10 of the major movements in the field and their place in history. The book includes pieces on Eric Gill, Adrian Frutiger and Alphonse Muchta and on topics such as Politics and Propaganda in poster art, Futurism, New Wave and the Digital Age. All in all, this is a compact, easily accessible, quick guide to the field of graphic design.
|Publication date:||28th February 2010|
|Author:||Anna Gerber, Christopher Mount|
|Publisher:||Herbert Press Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
Anna Gerber is an American design writer, based in London. She has written a number of other books on Design and she regularly contributes for various design journals including Creative Review, Print, Eye, Varoom and Idea.More About Anna Gerber, Christopher Mount