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Graphic design books

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Recently Published

The Economist: Cover Story A History in 100 Postcards by The Economist, Dominic Sandbrook, Zanny (Economics Editor) Minton-Beddoes The Economist: Cover Story A History in 100 Postcards
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A high-speed journey through the past two centuries as told through the sharp-witted, sometimes irreverent, always bold covers of The Economist, now available for the first time in jumbo postcard format. In a special introduction, the historian Dominic Sandbrook tells...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2017

Design is Storytelling by Ellen Lupton Design is Storytelling

A playbook for creative thinking, created for contemporary students and practitioners working across the fields of graphic design, product design, service design and user experience. Design is Storytelling is a guide to thinking and making created for contemporary students and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2017

Graphic Design Solutions by Robin (Kean University) Landa Graphic Design Solutions

GRAPHIC DESIGN SOLUTIONS, 6th EDITION, is the most comprehensive reference on graphic design for print and screen media. It introduces the principles of design and how they apply to the various graphic design disciplines--all explained and illustrated with vivid, professional...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

Introduction to Graphic Design A Guide to Thinking, Process & Style by Aaris (St John's University, New York) Sherin Introduction to Graphic Design A Guide to Thinking, Process & Style
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For a great foundation as a graphic design student, look no further than Aaris Sherin's Introduction to Graphic Design. Sherin will introduce you to the formal structure of graphic design, so you can understand and utilise the main techniques of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

All-American Ads of the 90s by Steven (New York NY) Heller All-American Ads of the 90s


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

A Japanese Tea House by Wolfgang Fehrer A Japanese Tea House

Japanese culture and architecture have always fascinated the western world. One particular, architecturally complex building type at the intersection of multiple currents of Japanese philosophy, art and esthetics is the Japanese teahouse. It is a very private place of meditation,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Beards Rock A Visual Dictionary of Facial Hair by Sarah La Barbiere De Paris Beards Rock A Visual Dictionary of Facial Hair


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

The History of Graphic Design Volume 1: 1890-1945 by Jens Muller The History of Graphic Design Volume 1: 1890-1945


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

Design, Typography etc A Handbook by Gautier Damien Design, Typography etc A Handbook

Why does a newspaper look different than a magazine or a book? What effect does using a certain typeface or a specific grid have? And why do some layouts just seem right, and others seem simply wrong? This handbook aims...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Coming Soon

Notebook of Tyranny by Theo Deutinger Notebook of Tyranny

Notebook of Tyranny portrays the routine cruelties of the twenty-first century through a series of detailed non-fictional graphic illustrations. None of these cruelties represent extraordinary violence- they reflect day-to-day implementation of laws and regulations around the globe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Field Guide to Supergraphics by Sean Adams Field Guide to Supergraphics


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

Delicious: Branding And Design For Cafes, Patisseries And Chocolate Boutiques by Wang Shaoqiang Delicious: Branding And Design For Cafes, Patisseries And Chocolate Boutiques


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Graphic Design for Art, Fashion, Film, Architecture, Photography, Product Design and Everything in Between by Andy Cooke, Angharad Lewis Graphic Design for Art, Fashion, Film, Architecture, Photography, Product Design and Everything in Between
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This collection of groundbreaking campaigns and industry insights from the world's leading design studios shows how today's graphic designers are thinking, collaborating, and breaking the rules.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Scripted: Custom Lettering In Graphic Design by Wang Shaoqiang Scripted: Custom Lettering In Graphic Design


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Never Use Futura by Douglas Thomas Never Use Futura

Conceived around the directive commonly given to students, this is the first major English-language book to concentrate on Futura, using the foundational typeface to open up an alternate history of modern graphic design.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Pocket Universal Methods of Design 100 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas, and Design Effective Solutions by Bruce Hanington, Bella Martin The Pocket Universal Methods of Design 100 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas, and Design Effective Solutions
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The ultimate handbook for designers, students, and even educators, this pocket edition is armed with 100 principles of design knowledge to keep your team sharp.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Bittersweet: Noma Bar by Noma Bar, Michael Bierut Bittersweet: Noma Bar
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A career retrospective of one of the world's most inventive contemporary illustrators, curated by the artist
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

The AIGA Guide to Careers in Graphic and Communication Design by Juliette (Parsons School of Design, USA) Cezzar The AIGA Guide to Careers in Graphic and Communication Design
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What graphic design is, what designers need to know, and who becomes a designer have all evolved as the computer went from being a tool to also becoming our primary medium for communication. How jobs are advertised and how prospective...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Illustrated Dust Jacket: 1920-1970 by Martin Salisbury The Illustrated Dust Jacket: 1920-1970

A deep dive into the history of the illustrated book jacket, tracing its development across the twentieth century, reflecting some of the most iconic designs of the era
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Design, Form, and Chaos by Paul Rand Design, Form, and Chaos

To have the preeminent graphic designer in America-the leading proponent of the Modern-intelligently and forcefully speak out makes this a document for today and the ages. Rand's book is a classic. -Stephen Heller (1993)
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Made in North Korea Graphics From Everyday Life in the DPRK by Nick Bonner Made in North Korea Graphics From Everyday Life in the DPRK

North Korea uncensored and unfiltered - ordinary life in the world's most secretive nation, captured in never-before-seen ephemera
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Jim Heimann: 20th Century Alcohol & Tobacco Ads by Allison Silver Jim Heimann: 20th Century Alcohol & Tobacco Ads


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Design School: Type A Practical Guide for Students and Designers by Richard Poulin Design School: Type A Practical Guide for Students and Designers

Design School: Type is an in-depth guide to the rules and practices of typography, you'll learn the essential skills of the professional typographer in the detail.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Grafica de les Rambles The Signs of Barcelona by Louise (School of Visual Arts in New York) Fili Grafica de les Rambles The Signs of Barcelona

Follow-up to Louise Fili's popular books on the signs of Italy and Paris
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Visual Journalism Infographics from the World's Best Newsrooms and Designers by Javier Errea Visual Journalism Infographics from the World's Best Newsrooms and Designers


Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

The Moderns Midcentury American Graphic Design by Steven Heller, Greg D'Onofrio The Moderns Midcentury American Graphic Design
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The first comprehensive survey of Mid-Century Modern graphic design in America
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Design of Dissent, Expanded Edition Greed, Nationalism, Alternative Facts, and the Resistance by Milton Glaser, Mirko Ilic, Tony Kushner, Steven Heller The Design of Dissent, Expanded Edition Greed, Nationalism, Alternative Facts, and the Resistance
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A global collection of socially and politically driven graphics that voice dissent, challenge status quo, and speak truth to power, curated by Milton Glaser, the dean of American graphic designers, and Mirko Ilic, a leading illustrator and art director.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Richard Hollis Designs for the Whitechapel A Graphic Designer and an Art Gallery at Work in Twentieth-Century London by Christopher Wilson Richard Hollis Designs for the Whitechapel A Graphic Designer and an Art Gallery at Work in Twentieth-Century London


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

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