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Description - The Education of a Graphic Designer by Steven Heller

Completely expanded and updated, this compelling collection of essays, interviews, and course syllabi will help teachers and students to keep pace with the rapidly changing field of graphic design. A luminous group designers and educators offer original theories and proposals and discuss a wide range of design education concerns, from the dichotomies between theory and practice to the importance of mastering the traditional media of the field versus the need to learn new media and remain flexible in a changing world. It provides valuable and modern models of design education for both individual and institutions. Includes new essays by and interviews with well-known graphic designers and educators such as Audrey Bennett, Brian Lucid, Nick Currie, Armin Vit, Scott Santoro. It has contributions from legendary educators and designers such as Milton Glaser, Jessica Helfand, Paula Scher, Michael Bierut and Lou Danziger. Heller's proposes class syllabi for forward-thinking courses to help guide the search for "viable methods and progressive ideas in education." The Editor and contributors are well established, respected designers who will attract readers. The first edition sold almost 11,000 copies; highly praised by Communication Arts, Critique.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581154313
ISBN-10: 1581154313
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Steven Heller

STEVEN HELLER is a leading authority on design education and the editor of the "Education of" series. The art director of the New York Times Book Review, he is also chair of the graduate design program at the School of Visual Arts. He is author or editor of more than eighty books on graphic design..

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