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Definitive enough for now

Definitive enough for now

Nigel Ball

Inglis manages to be authoritative while introducing the full range of topics and sub-categories that fit under the heading of graphic design.

 
Scars of struggle

Scars of struggle

Cath Caldwell

In the 300 full bleed images and gatefold sections, we get under the skin of real people and feel the penetrating gaze of Human Rights Watch …

 
Optimism and bias

Optimism and bias

Paul Kahn

Far more people have heard of Herbert Bayer’s World Geo-Graphic Atlas than have encountered the…
 
Putting the stories together

Putting the stories together

Simon Esterson

Please don’t be misled by the title of David Jury’s book Mid-Century Type. It is…
 
Carter keeps the skills alive

Carter keeps the skills alive

Mark Sinclair

Carter hopes to inspire the next generation of signwriters, for whom this new book supplies an admirable starting point.

 
System process pipe

System process pipe

Alan Kitching

In 1965, writes Alan Kitching, I attended a lecture by Stefan Themerson at Watford College…
 
Images do the talking

Images do the talking

Rick Poynor

Seeing ↔ Making: Room for Thought is an inventive and challenging new project from the always interesting publisher Inventory Press

 
Design by numbers

Design by numbers

Stephen J. Eskilson’s authoritative Graphic Design: A New History first appeared in 2007 and its…
 
Digging deep into the plan chest

Digging deep into the plan chest

Daniel Shannon

new photography combines with exactingly reproduced artwork to tie three decades of work into a strikingly coherent whole …

 
Peace, love and double-page spreads

Peace, love and double-page spreads

Simon Esterson

Between the essays, Ricco has assembled an archive of Twen covers and spreads (including those shown here) that demonstrate Fleckhaus’s genius.

 
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