Design Issues: How Graphic Design Informs Society

Design Issues: How Graphic Design Informs Society

by DK Holland
     
 

Based on the popular "Design Issues" column in Communication Arts, this anthology of brilliantly-conceived mind-teasers explores how design communicates with, rubs itself against, and sometimes stumbles around the "real" world. Here are some of the column's most intriguing and provocative selections, taken from an unorthodox mix of over 20 contributors,

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Based on the popular "Design Issues" column in Communication Arts, this anthology of brilliantly-conceived mind-teasers explores how design communicates with, rubs itself against, and sometimes stumbles around the "real" world. Here are some of the column's most intriguing and provocative selections, taken from an unorthodox mix of over 20 contributors, covering a range of subjects from designing a corporate identity to the philosophical dimensions of art. Upbeat and entertaining, it's sure to capture the attention of artists, illustrators and designers

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Designer Holland presents 34 of the "Design Issues" columns, written by 20 different authors, originally published in magazine under her tenure as editor of design issues. The contributions on graphic design are organized into sections on branding, critical design, ethics, the tension between designer creativity and client satisfaction, and the place of graphics design in the wider world. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581152029
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.88(h) x 6.87(d)

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