Looking Closer by Michael Bierut
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Looking Closer
By Michael Bierut

Looking Closer

Critical Writings on Graphic Design Bk. 5

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Looking Closer by Michael Bierut

Book Description

This new volume in the acclaimed series offers astute and frequently controversial discussions on contemporary graphic design from 2001 to 2005. "Looking Closer 5" is a collection of essays that takes stock of the quality and profundity of graphic design writing published in professional journals, general interest magazines and on the internet. Among the many themes discussed in this volume are design as popular culture, politics, aesthetics, social responsibility, and the future of design and typography. Students, designers just starting out, and veterans alike will savour this anthology, with its material gathered from some of the world's top graphic design writers and practitioners, as well as commentaries from outside the profession.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581154719
ISBN-10: 1581154712
Format: Paperback
(251mm x 159mm x 15mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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How to Use Graphic Design to Sell Things, Explain Things, Make Things Look Better, Make People Laugh, Make People Cry, and (Every Once in a While) Change the World by Michael Bierut How to Use Graphic Design to Sell Things, Explain Things, Make Things Look Better, Make People Laugh, Make People Cry, and (Every Once in a While) Change the World, Hardback (September 2015)

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 an international design consultancy. William Drenttel is a partner in a successful print and multimedia company. Steven Heller is the art director of the New York Times Book Review. He is author and editor of more than 90 books on graphic design and illustration.

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