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Description - Icons of Graphic Design by Steven Heller

Icons of Graphic Design presents a unique history of design documenting a century of creative brilliance - a showcase that illustrates how the best ideas perpetuate themselves over time, one great concept inspiring the next. Organized chronologically, examples are grouped in themes and include works from both famous and anonymous graphic artists throughout the century - from Toulouse Lautrec through Milton Glaser to Neville Brody and Art Chantry - that visually juxtapose each example to related designs from the past and future. Authors Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic illuminate their selections with revealing commentary on the graphic styles, devices and influences working together to reach new heights of effectiveness and originality.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500510414
ISBN-10: 0500510415
Format: Hardback
(305mm x 230mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 8-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Steven Heller

Steven Heller is senior art director of The New York Times. He is editor of the AIGA Journal of Graphic Design and the author/editor of more than 50 books on design, illustration and popular culture. Mirko Ilic is a Bosnian-born illustrator and former art director for Time magazine and The New York Times. In 1993, he established a 3-D computer graphics and animation firm.

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