Graphic Style: From Victorian to New Century

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This visual survey of graphic design styles through the ages is an essential resource for designers, art and design students, and art lovers. With more than 700 illustrations, it is the only wide-ranging history of graphic design to be completely visual, and many readers treasure it for its amazing trove of images. This new edition has been brought completely up to date, with sections devoted to styles of the twenty-first century, including the widely popular Street Art and Hand Lettering movements. Graphic ...

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Overview

This visual survey of graphic design styles through the ages is an essential resource for designers, art and design students, and art lovers. With more than 700 illustrations, it is the only wide-ranging history of graphic design to be completely visual, and many readers treasure it for its amazing trove of images. This new edition has been brought completely up to date, with sections devoted to styles of the twenty-first century, including the widely popular Street Art and Hand Lettering movements. Graphic Style, says Studio Magazine, "should be on the shelf of every serious designer/illustrator."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810997912
  • Publisher: Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 952,833
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven Heller is a historian and critic of graphic design. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of more than 130 books on design and popular culture. The recipient of the 1999 AIGA Medal for Lifetime Achievement, he lives in New York City. Seymour Chwast is a cofounder and now the director of the Pushpin Group, an internationally acclaimed design firm. His award-winning illustrations and designs have been used in advertising and posters as well as in 30 books for children.

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