Looking Closer by Michael Bierut
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Looking Closer
By Michael Bierut

Looking Closer

Critical Writings on Graphic Design Bk. 4

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Looking Closer by Michael Bierut

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Additionally, more than a score of the other concerns are addressed, from the rise and fall of the dot.coms and its influence on salary expectations to more theoretical ideas about aesthetics and ethics. This volume further examines the growth of criticism and the evolution of a critical vocabulary.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581152357
ISBN-10: 1581152353
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 170mm x 20mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Deals with graphic design ideas. This title shows historic images, preliminary drawings, working models and rejected alternatives, as well as the finished work.

Thoughts on Design by Michael Bierut Thoughts on Design, Paperback (September 2014)

One of the most definitive and timeless books on design theory, by one of the greats of contemporary graphic designer, is back in print for the first time since the 1970s.

Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design by Michael Bierut Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design, Paperback (March 2012)

Originally published in hardcover in 2007.

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Author Biography - Michael Bierut

Michael Bierut is a partner in the New York office of the international design consultancy Pentagram. He is editor of Rethinking Design, a journal of critical perspectives, and co-editor of Looking Closer 3, Looking Closer 2, and Looking Closer. He lives in New York City. William Drenttel is a partner of Jessica Helfand/Bill Drenttel, a multimedia and print media company, and a publisher of poetry, fiction, and writing on design. He is co-editor of Looking Closer 2 and Looking Closer. He lives in Falls Village, Connecticut. Steven Heller is the art director of the New York Times Book Review and co-chair of the MFA/Design department of the School of Visual Arts. He is the author or editor of more than 80 books on graphic design, including Graphic Design History, Texts on Type, The Education of an Illustrator, Graphic Design Time Line, The Education of a Graphic Designer, Design Connoisseur, Sex Appeal, The Swastika, Design Dialogues, Design Literacy, Design Literacy (continued), Design Culture, Looking Closer 3, Looking Closer 2, and Looking Closer, all published by Allworth Press. He lives in New York City.

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