Meggs History of Graphic Design

Meggs  History of Graphic Design
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Author: Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis
Pages: 704
ISBN: 9781118772058
Release: 2016-05-10
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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
Available:
Author: Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis
Pages: 704
ISBN: 9781119136200
Release: 2016-04-14
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

A History of Graphic Design

A History of Graphic Design
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Author: Philip B. Meggs
Pages: 511
ISBN: 0670807214
Release: 1986
Editor: Unknown

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Meggs History of Graphic Design

Meggs  History of Graphic Design
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Author: Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis
Pages: 624
ISBN: 0470168730
Release: 2011-11-22
Editor: Wiley

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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.

Graphic Design

Graphic Design
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Author: Ellen Lupton,Jennifer Cole Phillips
Pages: 247
ISBN: 9781616893446
Release: 2014-04-15
Editor: Chronicle Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

How do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside the design annuals and monographs of other designers' work. For those looking to challenge the cut-and-paste mentality there are few resources that are both informative and inspirational. In Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton, best-selling author of such books as Thinking with Type and Design It Yourself, and design educator Jennifer Cole Phillips refocus design instruction on the study of the fundamentals of form in a critical, rigorous way informed by contemporary media, theory, and software systems

Meggs

Meggs
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Author: Philip B. Meggs,Rob Carter
Pages: 256
ISBN: IND:30000116494083
Release: 2008
Editor: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Type and Image

Type and Image
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Author: Philip B. Meggs
Pages: 200
ISBN: 0471284920
Release: 1992-03-15
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Graphic Design History

Graphic Design History
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Author: Johanna Drucker,Emily McVarish
Pages: 386
ISBN: UOM:49015003440675
Release: 2009
Editor: Prentice Hall

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Looks at the social and cultural aspects of graphic design from prehistory to the present day.

A History of Graphic Design

A History of Graphic Design
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Author: Philip B. Meggs
Pages: 508
ISBN: UOM:39015035283640
Release: 1992
Editor: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Here is the first definitive history of graphic communication. More than a thousand vivid illustrations chronicle our fascinating & unceasing quest to give visual form to ideas.

Becoming a Graphic Designer

Becoming a Graphic Designer
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Author: Steven Heller,Teresa Fernandes
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780470148686
Release: 2010-02-19
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

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Life Is Not a Stage

Life Is Not a Stage
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Author: Florence Henderson
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781455504916
Release: 2011-09-20
Editor: Center Street

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For millions of people around the world, Carol Brady is synonymous with motherhood, but growing up as the youngest of ten children in rural Indiana in the aftermath of the Great Depression, Florence Henderson lived a life quite different from that of the quintessential TV mom she later played on television. Florence's father was a dirt-poor tobacco tenant farmer who was nearly fifty years old when he married Florence's twenty-five-year-old mother, and was nearly seventy when Florence was born. Florence's childhood was full of deprivation and abandonment. Her father was an alcoholic at a time when there was no rehab or help for the disease. Their home rarely had electricity or running water. When she was twelve, Florence's mother left the family to work in Cleveland and never returned. Florence opens up about her childhood, as well as the challenges she's faced as an adult, including stage fright, postpartum depression, her extramarital affairs, divorce, her hearing loss, and heart problems. She writes with honesty and wisdom of how her faith and ability to survive has brought her through rough times to a life of profound joy and purpose.

Graphic Design Referenced

Graphic Design  Referenced
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Author: Bryony Gomez-Palacio,Armin Vit
Pages: 391
ISBN: 9781592534470
Release: 2009
Editor: Rockport Pub

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A comprehensive guide to graphic design and print.

Advertising Creative

Advertising Creative
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Author: Tom Altstiel,Jean Grow
Pages: 488
ISBN: 9781506315409
Release: 2015-12-10
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Advertising Creative is the first “postdigital” creative strategy and copywriting textbook in which digital technology is woven throughout every chapter. The book gets right to the point of advertising by stressing key principles and practical information students and working professionals can use to communicate effectively in this postdigital age. Drawing on personal experience as award-winning experts in creative advertising, Tom Altstiel and Jean Grow offer real-world insights on cutting-edge topics, including global, social media, business-to-business, in-house, and small agency advertising. In this Fourth Edition, Altstiel and Grow take a deeper dive into the exploration of digital technology and its implications for the industry, as they expose the pervasive changes experienced across the global advertising landscape. Their most important revelation of all is the identification of the three qualities that will define the future leaders of this industry: Be a risk taker. Understand technology. Live for ideas.

Graphic Icons

Graphic Icons
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Author: John Clifford
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780133156171
Release: 2013-08-23
Editor: Peachpit Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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 .

Graphic Design

Graphic Design
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Author: Stephen Eskilson
Pages: 464
ISBN: 1856698246
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Now in its second edition, this wide-ranging, seminal text offers an accessible account of the history of graphic design from the nineteenth century to the present day. Organized chronologically, the book makes an important critical contribution to the subject by presenting graphic design and typography as deeply embedded in the fabric of society in every era. This distinctive approach enables Stephen Eskilson to discuss the evolution of graphic design in light of prevailing political, social, military and economic conditions, as well as nationalism and gender. After surveying typography from Gutenburg to Bodoni, he traces the impact of the Industrial Revolution and the influence of Art Nouveau and the Arts and Craft movements on the graphic arts. In the richly contextualised chapters that follow, he chronicles the history of the early twentieth-century modernist design styles, the wartime politicization of American and Soviet regional styles, the Bauhaus, the rise of the International Style in the 1950s1960s, and the post-modern movement of the 1970s1980s right through to the challenges facing the worlds designers today. This second edition has been carefully reviewed and updated to best reflect contemporary scholarship. In addition to 75 new colour images, there is a revised final chapter that includes an up-to-date survey of the wealth of aesthetic, conceptual and technical developments in graphic design over the last few years.

No More Rules

No More Rules
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Author: Rick Poynor
Pages: 192
ISBN: 1856692299
Release: 2003
Editor: Laurence King Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

With the international take-up of new technology in the 1990s, designers and typographers reassessed their roles and jettisoned existing rules in an explosion of creativity in graphic design. This book tells that story in detail, defining and illustrating key developments and themes from 1980-2000.

Days of Destruction Days of Revolt

Days of Destruction  Days of Revolt
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Author: Chris Hedges,Joe Sacco
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780307363008
Release: 2012-06-12
Editor: Knopf Canada

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

With illustrations by award-winning comic artist Joe Sacco, Chris Hedges portrays a suffering nation on the cusp of widespread revolt and addresses Occupy Wall Street in his first book since the international protests began. In the tradition of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, Hedges and Sacco travel to the depressed pockets of the United States to report on recession-era America. What they find in Camden, New Jersey, the devastated coalmines of West Virginia, on the Lakota reservation in South Dakota, and in undocumented farmworker colonies in California is a thriving neofeudalism. With extraordinary on-the-ground reportage and illustration, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt provides a terrifying glimpse of a future for America and the nations that follow her lead--a future that will be avoided with nothing short of revolution.

The Modernist

The Modernist
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Author: Robert Klanten,Hendrik Hellige
Pages: 189
ISBN: 3899553446
Release: 2011
Editor: Gestalten Verlag

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Presents a collection of contemporary graphic design works that have classical type elements and geometric designs found in works from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Graphic Design Theory

Graphic Design Theory
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Author: Helen Armstrong
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9781616891237
Release: 2012-08-10
Editor: Chronicle Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Graphic Design Theory is organized in three sections: "Creating the Field" traces the evolution of graphic design over the course of the early 1900s, including influential avant-garde ideas of futurism, constructivism, and the Bauhaus; "Building on Success" covers the mid- to late twentieth century and considers the International Style, modernism, and postmodernism; and "Mapping the Future" opens at the end of the last century and includes current discussions on legibility, social responsibility, and new media. Striking color images illustrate each of the movements discussed and demonstrate the ongoing relationship between theory and practice. A brief commentary prefaces each text, providing a cultural and historical framework through which the work can be evaluated. Authors include such influential designers as Herbert Bayer, L'szlo Moholy-Nagy, Karl Gerstner, Katherine McCoy, Michael Rock, Lev Manovich, Ellen Lupton, and Lorraine Wild. Additional features include a timeline, glossary, and bibliography for further reading. A must-have survey for graduate and undergraduate courses in design history, theory, and contemporary issues, Graphic Design Theory invites designers and interested readers of all levels to plunge into the world of design discourse.

History of Modern Design

History of Modern Design
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Author: David Raizman
Pages: 400
ISBN: 1856693481
Release: 2003
Editor: Laurence King Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An exploration of the parallel development of product and graphic design from the 18th century to the 21st. The effects of mass production and consumption, man-made industrial materials and extended lines of communication are also discussed.