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Corporate identity book, branding reference for graphic designers and graphic design students. Published by Laurence King, this is a complete, taxonomical guide to the history, development, and style of identity design.
Identifies and analyzes the core principles of visual design in one of the most important art reference books of the 20th century. A comprehensive analysis of all facets of design, this text is essential for all visual artists, designers, students, and instructors.
The NASA Graphics Standards Manual is a futuristic vision for an agency at the cutting edge of science and exploration. A historically inspiring book about brand identity design.
Learn the history and techniques of hand lettering from a renowned design studio. This guide features exercises, and typographic models for letter styles such as serif, sans serif, brush, and script.
A step-by-step guide to designing typefaces with multiple colors, essential new graphic design, and typography book. Discovery of multicolored typefaces.
This accessible book demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined graphic design. Lavishly illustrated, it is both a great source of inspiration and a provocative record of some of the best examples of graphic design from the last hundred years. The entries, arranged broadly in chronological order, range from technical to stylistic, objects, and methods.
The Oscar-winning film The Grand Budapest Hotel with a series of interviews between writer/director Wes Anderson and movie/television critic Matt Zoller Seitz.
Blogger and designer Dave Addey invites sci-fi movie fans on a journey through seven genre-defining classics, discovering how they create compelling visions of the future through typography and design.
The original, instant classic which set the world afire. The first book to introduce the phenomenon that is the life story and work of Vivian Maier.
This bestselling book is a guide for designers, students, professionals, and agencies working in graphic design, branding, advertising, marketing, and communications.
An entertaining and highly original introduction to graphic design, the Graphic Design Play Book uses puzzles and visual challenges to demonstrate how typography, signage, logo design, posters, and branding work.
This comprehensive collection offers a thorough overview of typeface design from 1628 to the mid-20th century. By signwriters, inscription carvers, and calligraphers.