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Description - Design Literacy (continued) by Steven Heller

This text presents the sequel to "Design Literacy", a collection of essays examining the significance and histories of various objects of design. The objects discussed in this text range from the vintage fair and concert posters of the 1930s to a Rolling Stones CD cover from the 1990s. The volume also investigates larger movements and phenomena, including Norman Rockwell's influence on Americana and Cartoon Network's hold on American children. Like the first volume, it aims to present an eclectic look at how, why and if graphic design (in the broadest sense) works as an influence on the public eye.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581150353
ISBN-10: 1581150350
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 172mm x mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Steven Heller

Steven Heller is editor of the "AIGA Journal of Graphic Design "and the chair of the MFA design department at the School of Visual Arts. He is the author or editor of more than seventy books on graphic design, and he is a contributor or contributing editor to nearly 25 magazines, including "Print, U&lc, Eye Magazine, Communications Arts, ID magazine, Graphis, Design Issues, " and "Mother Jones." Since 1986 he has been senior art director of the New York Times, which he first joined as an art director in 1974. From 1967-1973, he served as art director for numerous publications, including "Interview magazine, The New York Free Press, Rock Magazine, Screw magazine, Mobster Times, Evergreen Review, " and the Irish Arts Center. He was awarded three design grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, in 1986,1988, and 1990. In 1996, he received a Special Educators Award from The Art Director's Club of New York. He has been the curator of ten design exhibitions, including "The Art of Satire" at the Pratt Graphics Center and "Art Against War" at the Parsons School of Design. Since 1986, he has directed "Modernism & Eclecticism: A History of American Graphic Design," an annual symposium at the School of Visual Arts. He lives in New York.

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