Graphic Design

100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design

100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design

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100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined graphic design, and how those ideas have manifested themselves in objects of design. The 100 entries, arranged broadly in chronological order, range from technical; to stylistic; to objects; and methods. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on graphic design and lavishly illustrated, the book is both a great source of inspiration and a provocative record of some of the best examples of graphic design from the last hundred years.
100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design

100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design

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Nominated in Designs of the Year 2015 100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design takes a fresh look at Swiss typography and photo-graphics, posters, corporate image design, book design, journalism and typefaces over the past hundred years. Filled with illuminating essays by prominent experts in the field and captivating illustrations the book is a new, comprehensive reference work on Swiss design. Book design by the Zürich studio NORM. Hardback, 352 pages 2.1 kg, 22.5 x 33.3 x 3.2 cm
A Logo For London

A Logo For London

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The London Transport bar and circle – also known as the bulls-eye or roundel – is an icon of commercial design. This fascinating book charts the history and development of the symbol from the early 20th century to the present day.
A Map of the World A Map of the World

A Map of the World

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The world according to illustrators and storytellers. Contemporary maps in line with the zeitgeist by today’s most original and sought-after designers, illustrators, and mapmakers. From accurate and surprisingly detailed representations to personal, naïve, and modernistic interpretations, the featured projects from around the world range from maps and atlases inspired by classic forms to cartographic experiments and editorial illustrations.  
Frank Pick's London: Art, Design and the Modern City

Frank Pick's London: Art, Design and the Modern City

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As managing director of the London Underground in the 1920s and the first chief executive of London Transport, Frank Pick (1878-1941), had more influence on the look of twentieth century London than any other individual. Frank Pick's London offers a unique overview of Pick's passionate belief in the social and civic value of applied art and design and its impact on London.
Marks of Excellence

Marks of Excellence

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A revised and expanded edition of the best-selling Marks of Excellence title, including 500 new images plus 80 pages of additional material First published in 1997, Marks of Excellence offers a rigorous exploration of the trademark: its history, development, style, classification and relevance in today's world. The book includes extensive discussion of its origins in heraldry, monograms, owner's marks and certificates of origins, and also contains a comprehensive taxonomy of trademarks and an alphabetical index of trademark themes.
Palette 01: Black and White Palette 01: Black and White

Palette 01: Black and White

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An all-new edition focusing on monochromatic graphic art. Showcasing 130 print art, brand design, art installations and fashion items.
Palette 03: Gold and Silver Palette 03: Gold and Silver

Palette 03: Gold and Silver

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The third edition in Viction:ary's Palette series, focusing on metallic ink and materials in graphical designs. Featuring a vast collection of direct mails, stationery, catalogues, events and corporate identities.
Palette 04: Neon

Palette 04: Neon

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The fourth edition in Victionary's Palette series, focusing on the use of neon The 110 projects in this book epitomise the dynamic play of light in current designs Three different colour covers - one supplied  
Palette 05: Pastel

Palette 05: Pastel

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The fifth edition in Viction:ary's Palette series, focusing on the use of pastel tones. Featuring 110 recent visual experiments and thoughtful solutions in fashion, product and extensive areas of communication designs. Three versions of the book with different page colours - one supplied.
Pantone: 35 Inspirational Colour Palettes

Pantone: 35 Inspirational Colour Palettes

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Pantone is the world-renowned authority on colour. This handy fan deck takes the guesswork out of using colour in bold and innovative new ways. Selected specifically for décor, these palettes are perfect for color coordinating every room in the house. Cards, 37 pages 260 g, 12.1 x 15.5 x 2.5 cm
PATTERNITY: A New Way of Seeing

PATTERNITY: A New Way of Seeing

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In this inspirational collection of photography and essays, pattern pioneers PATTERNITY offer an entirely new way of viewing the world around us. Pattern is everywhere we go and in everything we do. We wear patterns, we walk over them, we even eat, drink and think them but it's unlikely they demand too much of our attention. Innovative creative and cultural organization PATTERNITY exists to look beyond the mundane forms that we see every day to find the hidden beauty in the underlying patterns that normally pass us by. A source of endless inspiration and innovation, this uniquely curated book will open your eyes anew. Hardback | 224 pages
Paul Rand

Paul Rand

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A definitive study of a pioneering figure in American graphic design. Adopting what he called a 'problem-solving' approach, he drew on the ideas of European avant-garde art movements such as Cubism, Constructivism and De Stijl, and synthesized them to produce his own distinctive graphic language. As an art director, teacher, writer and design consultant to major companies including IBM, Oliveti and Ford, he was a major force and influence in the field of graphics and visual communication and enjoyed a committed following. Rand's career spanned almost seven decades and numerous chapters of design history. By Steven Heller, with texts by Armin Hofmann, George Lois and Jessica Helfand

Paul Rand

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Poemotion 1 Poemotion 1

Poemotion 1

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In Poemotion 1 Japanese designer Takahiro Kurashima established a link to the motif of a “School of Seeing”  Abstract graphic patterns start to move as soon as the reader overlays them with the special film enclosed This playful, slim volume lets the ready playfully discover the secret motion of each illustration 64 pages 30 illustrations Dimensions: 17 x 23cm
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Poemotion 2 Poemotion 2

Poemotion 2

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Poemotion 2 is the colour sequel to Takahiro Kurashima’s popular Poemotion 1 The abstract graphic patterns in this slim volume start to move as soon as the reader overlays them with the special film enclosed Moiré effects create complex shapes, make circles start to spin, and set graphic patterns vibrating For more mind-bending moving patterns, try Poemotion 3 64 pages 30 illustrations Dimensions: 17 x 23cm
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Seasons

Seasons

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A visually stunning meditation on the seasons. This book invites the reader to explore weather and the passing of time through strongly evocative images and curious associations. Blexbolex explores the cyclical nature of time, rendering the seasons in a fresh way through the imaginative leaps and puzzle-like play.

Seasons

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Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book

Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book

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Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an inky black-and-white wonderland.  This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a secret garden created in beautifully detailed pen-and-ink illustrations. Bring the illustrations to life by colouring them in and discover all kinds of tiny creatures along the way. There are also bits of the garden that still need to be completed by you. Appealing to all ages, the intricately-realized world of the Secret Garden is both beautiful and inspirational.
The Geometry of Pasta The Geometry of Pasta

The Geometry of Pasta

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This unique cook book pairs over 100 authentic recipes from acclaimed chef Jacob Kenedy with award-winning designer Caz Hildebrand’s stunning black-and-white designs to reveal the science, culture, and philosophy behind spectacular pasta dishes from throughout Italian history. Wheels and tubes, twists and folds and grooves—pasta comes in hundreds of shapes, each with its own unique history, beauty, and place on the dinner table. A triumphant fusion of food and design, The Geometry of Pasta invites us to unlock the hidden properties of Italy’s most mathematically perfect deliciousness.  The book explains how to team up the perfect pasta shape with the prefect sauce to maximise taste and texture. Hardback, 288 pages 750 g, 15.3 x 2.2 x 21.2 cm
The Mixer's Manual The Mixer's Manual

The Mixer's Manual

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Mix drinks like a pro with this indispensible collection of 150 of the world's finest cocktails. Dan Jones shares recipes for classic tipples such as the Margarita and Martini to the more modern Thank God it's Friday and Morning After. With a stylish vintage design and illustrations throughout, The Mixer's Manual is witty, informative and set to become a classic.  
The Typographic Universe

The Typographic Universe

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An inspirational sourcebook featuring more than 300 examples of unusual letterforms, either created from non-traditional materials or found in unexpected places.
This is London

This is London

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Painter and illustrator M. Sasek shares his impressions of London with its beautiful buildings, historic monuments, bridges, parks, shops, Piccadilly Circus, black cabs, Horse Guards, and famed Underground. First published in 1959 and now updated for the 21st century. Sasek concentrates on the things he likes best: people, costume, transport and local details that somehow come together to form a whole impression of the city that still seems quite accurate today. Hardback, 64 pages 710 g, 23.3 x 32 x 1.4 cm
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Tree Houses: fairy Tale Castles in the Sky

Tree Houses: fairy Tale Castles in the Sky

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A stunningly illustrated study of the best tree houses in the world. Features 50 tree houses in all different styles from romantic to modern. Every house is depicted in several photos as well as one illustration by artist Patrick Hruby. Short biographies of all architects.
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Why Fonts Matter Why Fonts Matter

Why Fonts Matter

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This book is for anyone who is interested in giving words impact, who loves words and how they influence us. Sarah Hyndman opens up the science and the art behind how fonts influence you. She explains why certain fonts or styles evoke particular experiences and associations. Fonts have different personalities that can create trust, give you confidence or even make a product taste better. Hidden in plain sight, fonts can trigger memories, associations and multi-sensory experiences in your imagination to influence the way you think. 44 pages | 190 x 220 x 14 mm

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