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Meggs' history of graphic design / Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis.

Meggs, Philip B., (author.). Purvis, Alston W., 1943- (author.). Meggs, Philip B. History of graphic design. (Added Author).

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Emily Carr University of Art + Design Z246 .M43 2016 (Text) 30230481 Book Volume hold In process -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781118772058
  • ISBN: 1118772059
  • Physical Description: x, 680 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, portraits ; 29 cm
  • Edition: Sixth edition.
  • Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, [2016]

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General Note: Revised edition of: A history of graphic design. ©1998.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 623-655) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. The invention of writing -- 2. Alphabets -- 3. The Asian contribution -- 4. Illuminated manuscripts -- 5. Printing comes to Europe -- 6. The German illustrated book -- 7. Renaissance graphic design -- 8. An epoch of typographic genius -- 9. Graphic design and the industrial revolution -- 10. The arts and crafts movement and its heritage -- 11. Art nouveau -- 12. The genesis of twentieth-century design -- 13. The influence of modern art -- 14. Pictorial modernism -- 15. A new language of form -- 16. The Bauhaus and the new typography -- 17. The modern movement in America -- 18. The international typographic style -- 19. The New York school -- 20. Corporate identity and visual systems -- 21. The conceptual image -- 22. Postmodern design -- 23. National visions within a global dialogue -- 24. The digital revolution and beyond.
Subject: Graphic design (Typography) > History.
Book design > History.

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