Design Theory Books
It's My Type
£19.95Type designers are fanatical, living, breathing and eating type as they strive to create fonts capable of withstanding the test of time. This new book aims to be the definitive resource for aspiring typographers, with profiles and interviews of ten internationally renowned typeface designers on the state of typography While they work with different alphabets or characters Roman, Cyrillic and Chinese they share a common bond as they work to improve visual communication Also included is a showcase of contemporary applications: Typeface in Branding, Artistic Type and The Rhythm of Typeface along with Typeface in the Digital Age and The Commercial Designers Typeface Handbook. Whats your type?
It's My Type
£45.00Vitamin Green provides an up-to-the-minute look at the single most important topic in contemporary design: sustainability. This new attention to the life of the things we make is changing the way design is practiced on every level and will be at the centre of discussions about architecture, landscape architecture, and product design in the twenty-first century. Projects nominated by an international collection of designers, curators, critics and thinkers were selected to create the best possible sourcebook of the most exciting and original green designs at all scales, from eyeglasses to landscapes and from motorcycles to skyscrapers. The result is an inspirational survey of the enormous amount of innovative work being done in this field, as well as a directory of products, ideas and techniques for both designers and consumers Filled with projects that are built and in production, Vitamin Green provides a lively and inspiring visual definition of the term 'sustainable design', showing people what really can be achieved today
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