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    Design Basics by David a ; Pentak, Stephen Lauer

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-292) and index.

    Just My Type by Garfield Simon

    A hugely entertaining and revealing guide to the history of type that asks, What does your favorite font say about you? Fonts surround us every day, on street signs and buildings, on movie posters and books, and on just about every product we buy. But where do fonts come from, and why do we need so many? Who is responsible for the staid practicality of Times New Roman, the cool anonymity of Arial, or the irritating levity of Comic Sans (and the movement to ban it)? Typefaces are now 560 years old, but we barely knew their names until about twenty years ago when the pull-down font menus on our first computers made us all the gods of type. Beginning in the early days of Gutenberg and ending with the most adventurous digital fonts, Simon Garfield explores the rich history and subtle powers of type. He goes on to investigate a range of modern mysteries, including how Helvetica took over the world, what inspires the seeming ubiquitous use of Trajan on bad movie posters, and exactly why the all-type cover of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus was so effective. It also examines why the "T" in the Beatles logo is longer than the other letters and how Gotham helped Barack Obama into the White House. A must-have book for the design conscious, Just My Type 's cheeky irreverence will also charm everyone who loved Eats, Shoots & Leaves and Schott's Original Miscellany .

    The Elements Of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst

    The Elements of Typographic Style is a book by Canadian typographer, poet and translator Robert Bringhurst. Originally published in 1992, it was revised in 1996, 2001 (v2.4), 2002 (v2.5), 2004 (v3.0), 2005 (v3.1), and 2008 (v3.2). A history and guide to typography, it has been praised by Hermann Zapf, who said “I wish to see this book become the Typographers’ Bible. ” Because of its widespread use, it is sometimes abbreviated simply as Bringhurst.

    How To Wrap Five Eggs by Hideyuki Oka

    Hideyuki Oka was one of Japan's leading graphic designers.

    Horizon - a Magazine Of the Arts

    Survival Through Design by Richard Neutra

    Italy by Emilio Ambasz

    Shoes by Linda O'Keeffe

    Principles Of Two-Dimensional Design by Wucius Wong

    Visual Explanations by Edward R Tufte

    Envisioning Information by Edward R Tufte

    Design Basics Index by Krause- Jim

    Making and Breaking the Grid by Timothy Samara

    The Design Of Everyday Things by Donald a Norman

    A Handbook Of Ornament by Franz Sales Meyer

    David Hicks On Bathrooms by David Hicks

    Design and Form by Johannes Itten

    Horizons by Norman Bel Geddes

    The Art Of Color by Johannes Itten

    Bang! is the fifth album by Corey Hart, released in 1990. It was his last album to chart in the U.S. , reaching #134, and generated just one hit single, "A Little Love", which reached #37. The track "Ballade for Nien Cheng" was inspired by her novel Life and Death in Shanghai. "Chase the Sun" is a track from his previous album.

    Pioneers Of Modern Design by Nikolaus Pevsner

    One of the most widely read books on modern design, Nikolaus Pevsner's landmark work today remains as stimulating as it was when first published in 1936. This expanded edition of Pioneers of Modern Design provides Pevsner's original text along with significant new and updated information, enhancing Pevsner's illuminating account of the roots of Modernism. The book now offers many beautiful colour illustrations; updated biographies and bibliographies of all major figures; illustrated short essays on key themes, movements, and individuals; a critique of Pevsner's analysis from today's perspective; examples of works after 1914 (where the original study ended); a biography detailing Pevsner's life and achievements; and much more. Pevsner saw Modernism as a synthesis of three main sources: William Morris and his followers, the work of nineteenth-century engineers, and Art Nouveau. The author considers the role of these sources in the work of early Modernists and looks at such masters of the movement as C.F.A. Voysey and Charles Rennie Mackintosh in Britain, Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright in America, and Adolf Loos and Otto Wagner in Vienna. The account concludes with a discussion of the radical break with the past represented by the design work of Walter Gropius and his future Bauhaus colleagues. Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-1983), a distinguished scholar of art and architecture, was best known as editor of the 46-volume series The Buildings of England and as founding editor of The Pelican History of Art.

    Visual Display Of Quantitative Information, The by Edward R Tufte

    Data graphics visually display measured quantities by means of the combined use of points, lines, a coordinate system, numbers, symbols, words, shading, and color. This is a book about the design of statistical graphics and, as such, it is concerned both with design and with statistics. But it is also about how to communicate information through the simultaneous presentation of words, numbers, and pictures.

    A History Of Graphic Design by Philip Meggs

    Billy Baldwin Decorates by Billy Baldwin

    Printed Textiles by Florence M Montgomery

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