The Graphic Design Idea Book

design book, design books, graphic design books

The Graphic Design Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters by Steven Heller and Gail Anderson

This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good design.

Broken into sections covering the fundamental elements of design, key works by acclaimed designers serve to illustrate technical points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. The themes covered include form, narrative, color, type and image, ornament, simplicity, and wit and humor. The result is an instantly accessible and easy-to-understand guide to graphic design using professional techniques.

design books, design book, graphic design books, graphic design book, book on graphic, books on graphic design, books about graphic design, books about design, graphic designer books
The Graphic Design Idea Book

You may also like these graphic design resources. American art director and graphic designer Paul Rand, little big details is a curated collection of the finer details of design, a guide to understanding digital and physical product design for startups. Inspiration Grid is a daily-updated design blog, insight design technology, design cloud. Baubauhaus is here to feed your daily need for design, a bespoke creative platform that exists to serve the packaging community.

design books, design book, graphic design books, graphic design book, book on graphic, books on graphic design, books about graphic design, books about design, graphic designer books
The Graphic Design Idea Book

About The Author

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author program and co-founder of the MFA in Design Criticism program at SVA, New York. For 33 years he was an art director at the New York Times.

He is editor of AIGA VOICE and contributing editor to Print, Eye, Baseline, and I.D. magazines. He is the author of more than 120 books on design and popular culture, including Design Literacy, Paul Rand, and Stylepedia. He is the recipient of the 1999 AIGA Medal for Lifetime Achievement.

Gail Anderson is a designer, writer, and educator. Anderson is the recipient of the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Medal from the AIGA, the 2009 Richard Gangel art direction award from the Society of Illustrators, and has lectured about design at organizations and conferences around the world.

The Graphic Design Idea Book:
Inspiration from 50 Masters
by Steven Heller and Gail Anderson
Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing (May 10, 2016)

typography book, typography books, modern typography books, new typography books

Typography Books #1

Design Elements: Typography Fundamentals, Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili, The Designer’s Dictionary of Type, and other typography books. Typography: Graphic Design in Context, Type on Screen, Better Web Typography for a Better Web, The Visual History of Type.

design books, design book, graphic design books, graphic design book, book on graphic, books on graphic design, books about graphic design, books about design, graphic designer books
Graphic Design School: The Principles and Practice of Graphic Design

Graphic Design School: The Principles and Practice of Graphic Design (David Dabner, Sandra Stewart, Abbie Vickress) The essential introduction of graphic design.

Top Best Graphic Design Courses
Best Online Graphic Design Courses #1

The best online graphic design classes can help jump-start your career. Graphic design is passion. You learn everything you need to know to start using Adobe Photoshop and more. List of top graphic design courses, graphic design is known as communication design. Learn now.