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Radical Graphics/Graphic Radicals

Radical Graphics/Graphic Radicals

by Laurel Harper
     
 

Indispensable for anyone in the design business, this one-of-a-kind survey chronicles 40 international graphic designers who have defined the cutting edge in recent years. Featuring hundreds of illustrations, its a veritable whos who of the individuals and firms that are reinventing the look of today. Charting the evolution of radicalism in design, from the early

Overview

Indispensable for anyone in the design business, this one-of-a-kind survey chronicles 40 international graphic designers who have defined the cutting edge in recent years. Featuring hundreds of illustrations, its a veritable whos who of the individuals and firms that are reinventing the look of today. Charting the evolution of radicalism in design, from the early influences of the Dadaists to the fractured advertisements and multilayered 3-D work that presage the future, this is a unique profile of the landmark designers who break the rules, fracture the grid, and set new standards for the graphic arts. Its packaged in a pleasing square format with an unusual jacketa chic, super-sturdy vellum vestto echo the maverick spirit of the interior, designed by Katherine McCoy. Radical Graphics/Graphic Radicals, visually exciting and thoroughly researched, is a natural addition to any designers library. Radical graphics: where art, design, marketing, and cultural revolution meet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811816809
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Laurel Harper is former managing editor of HOW magazine. A contributor to Communication Arts, Graphis, and other design publications, she lives in Bedford, Kentucky.

Katherine McCoy eaches at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute of Design in Chicago and is a visiting professor at the Royal College of Art in London.

Marvin Scott Jarrett's the founder of Ray Gun Publishing, the group responsible for such cutting-edge magazines as Ray Gun, Bikini, Sweater, and Stick. He lives in Los Angeles.

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