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History of Graphic Design
Fourth Edition
by Philip Meggs

History of Graphic Design continues its long tradition of providing balanced insight and thorough historical background.

Features:

  • Offers more than 450 new images, along with expansive coverage of such topics as Italian, Russian, and Dutch design
  • Reveals a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, and important design innovations
  • An historic account of an extraordinary panorama of people and events

Contents

The Prologue to Graphic Design

  • The Invention of Writing
  • Alphabets
  • The Asian Contribution
  • Illuminated Manuscripts

A Graphic Renaissance

  • Printing Comes to Europe
  • The German Illustrated Book
  • Renaissance Graphic Design
  • An Epoch of Typographic Genius

The Bridge to the Twentieth Century

  • Graphic Design and the Industrial Revolution
  • The Arts and Crafts Movement and its Heritage
  • Art Nouveau
  • The Genesis of Twentieth-Century Design

The Modernist Era

  • The Influence of Modern Art
  • Pictorial Modernism
  • A New Language of Form
  • The Bauhaus and the New Typography
  • The Modern Movement in America

The Age of Information

  • The International Typographic Style
  • The New York School
  • Corporate Identity and Visual Systems
  • The Conceptual Image
  • National Visions within a Global Dialogue
  • Postmodern Design
  • The Digital Revolution and Beyond

Index

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History of Graphic Design
Fourth Edition
by Philip Meggs

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