From pre-industrial printing presses and medieval typography to computer graphics and avant-garde stylistic developments, a wealth of entries elucidate technical terms and detail movements, media, advertising, corporate identity, posters, packaging, and magazine and book design, placing graphic design in the wider context of the history of fine art and illustration. The personalities, motivations and achievements of all the most innovative figures in the field are fully outlined, including the leading exponents of contemporary graphic design. The illustrations give a stunning visual record, while the text incorporates extensive cross-referencing, full bibliography and a chronological chart outlining the relationship between movements, technology and designers. 445 illus., 59 in color
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Alan Livingston has been Principal of Falmouth College of Arts, Cornwall, since 1987. A Fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers, he is a former Chairman of the Council for National Academic Awards' Committee for Art & Design. Isabella Livingston lectures in Design History at the Falmouth College of Arts.Review:
A concise reference book that covers everything from airbrush to Herman Zapf. -- Communication Arts
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Buchbeschreibung Thames & Hudson, 1996. Paperback. | 8¼" x 6". 215pp. | In the World of Art series. For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Very Good. Light crease to the bottom corner of the upper wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight. Artikel-Nr. 149584