Looking Closer 5: Critical Writings on Graphic Design / Edition 5

Looking Closer 5: Critical Writings on Graphic Design / Edition 5

by Michael Bierut
     
 

ISBN-10: 1581154712

ISBN-13: 9781581154719

Pub. Date: 02/06/2007

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

The final installment in this acclaimed series offers astute and controversial discussions on contemporary graphic design from 2001 to 2005. This collection of essays takes stock of the quality and profundity of graphic design writing published in professional and general interest design magazines, as well as on blogs and Internet journals. Prominent contributors

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The final installment in this acclaimed series offers astute and controversial discussions on contemporary graphic design from 2001 to 2005. This collection of essays takes stock of the quality and profundity of graphic design writing published in professional and general interest design magazines, as well as on blogs and Internet journals. Prominent contributors include Milton Glaser, Maud Lavin, Ellen Lupton, Victor Margolin, Mr. Keedy, David Jury, Alice Twemlow, Steven Heller, Jessica Helfand, William Drenttel, Michael Bierut, Michael Dooley, Nick Curry, Emily King, and more. Among the important themes discussed: design as popular culture, design as art, politics, aesthetics, social responsibility, typography, the future of design, and more. Students, graphic designers beginning their careers, and veterans seeking fresh perspective will savor this anthology gathered from some of today’s top graphic design writers and practitioners, as well as commentators from outside the profession. From the series that helped launch the design criticism movement and was the first to anthologize graphic design criticism from key sources, this volume promises to be the most provocative of all!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581154719
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
02/06/2007
Series:
Looking Closer Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,299,082
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.88(h) x 6.80(d)

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