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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Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
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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.