Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History: A Guide to Type, Image, Symbol, and Visual Storytelling in the Modern World (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

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This innovative volume is the first to provide the design student, practitioner, and educator with an invaluable comprehensive reference of visual and narrative material that illustrates and evaluates the unique and important history surrounding graphic design and architecture. Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History closely examines the relationship between typography, image, symbolism, and the built environment by exploring principal themes, major technological developments, important ...

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Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History: A Guide to Type, Image, Symbol, and Visual Storytelling in the Modern World (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

This innovative volume is the first to provide the design student, practitioner, and educator with an invaluable comprehensive reference of visual and narrative material that illustrates and evaluates the unique and important history surrounding graphic design and architecture. Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History closely examines the relationship between typography, image, symbolism, and the built environment by exploring principal themes, major technological developments, important manufacturers, and pioneering designers over the last 100 years. It is a complete resource that belongs on every designer's bookshelf.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610586337
  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 37 MB
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Meet the Author

Richard Poulin is cofounder, design director, and a principal of Poulin + Morris Inc. (poulinmorris.com), an internationally recognized, multidisciplinary design consultancy located in New York City. His work has been recognized by major design organizations, competitions, and publications including the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Communication Arts, Graphis, Library of Congress, Type Director Club, and the New York Art Directors Club. Richard is a Fellow of the Society for Environmental Graphic Design, the organization's highest honor, and is a past President and board member of the New York Chapter of AIGA. He has been a faculty member of the School of Visual Arts in New York City since 1992 and was previously an adjunct professor at The Cooper Union.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2013

    The author's love for his subject matter is evident and makes fo

    The author's love for his subject matter is evident and makes for an enlightening and enjoyable read.
    Well researched, well written, and overflowing with great photos, the book brings into plain view the relationship
    between graphic design and architecture - a link that's always been there but is too often overlooked.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2013

    An incredibly thorough and informative read into a subject-matte

    An incredibly thorough and informative read into a subject-matter not many authors have divulged. Poulin's narrative showcases an exciting array of architectural and environmental exploration over many decades, and each environment is presented in a beautiful and information-driven design. One-of-a-kind reference everyone should have!

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  • Posted February 18, 2013

    Brilliant! It's unlike any history book I've read. Many are terr

    Brilliant! It's unlike any history book I've read. Many are terribly didactic, but this book is written in an engaging narrative style -- a great read!

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