A History of Graphic Design / Edition 2

A History of Graphic Design / Edition 2

by Philip B. Meggs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471289752

ISBN-13: 9780471289753

Pub. Date: 12/28/1991

Publisher: Wiley

This "bible of graphic design" is known as the definitive reference on the history of graphic design. It is one of the most comprehensive, exhaustive, and informative resources on the history of graphic design, updated and revised with additional information and photos. This new and updated edition features hundreds of new full-color photos throughout the book, as

Overview

This "bible of graphic design" is known as the definitive reference on the history of graphic design. It is one of the most comprehensive, exhaustive, and informative resources on the history of graphic design, updated and revised with additional information and photos. This new and updated edition features hundreds of new full-color photos throughout the book, as well as new information on computer graphics and non-Western history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471289753
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 11.41(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

The Prologue to Graphic Design: The Visual Message from Prehistory through the Medieval Era.
A Graphic Renaissance: The Origins of European Typography and Design for Printing.
The Industrial Revolution: The Impact of Industrial Technology upon Visual Communications.
The Modernist Era: Graphic Design in the First Half of the Twentieth Century.
The Age of Information: Graphic Design in the Global Village.
Epilogue.
Selected Bibliography.
Picture Credits.
Index.

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