Type and Image: The Language of Graphic Design

Type and Image: The Language of Graphic Design

by Philip B. Meggs, Meggsp




Designers and others who work with type and graphics will find this guide to be both enjoyable and useful. It explores the essence of graphic communication, explains how graphics function as a language, and suggests innovative ways for designers to combine words and pictures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780442011659
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1992
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 10.97(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

About the author Philip B. Meggs is currently Professor of Communication Arts and Design at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and contributing editor of Print magazine. He is the author of A History of Graphic Design (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) which received an award for excellence from the Association of American Publishers, and co-author of Typographic Design: Form and Communication (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) His graphic designs have been widely exhibited, including the Print Regional Design Annual, Communication Arts Design Annual, AIGA Communication Graphics, and The New York Art Directors Club annual exhibition.

Table of Contents

The Elements of Graphic Design.
The Union of Word and Picture.
Graphic Space.
Graphic Resonance.
The Design Process.
Picture Credits.

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