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Description - Simplicity: The Appeal of Minimalism in Graphic Design by Shaoqiang Wang

In this book, the reader will find over a hundred works by international designers that use a minimalistic approach to create strong messages. Minimalism emphasises extreme simplicity of form. By reducing the number of graphic elements, the strength of each element is enhanced. Or, as Mies van der Rohe famously said, "Less is more." Known for their simple and unassuming rules, the Nordic and Japanese design schools are the most outstanding representatives of this trend, which is being embraced by more and more graphic designers in their creative fields, be it branding, editorial, communication and packaging. Simplicity collects over a hundred works by graphic designers from all over the world who apply minimalism in their works to infuse them with an elegant simplicity and a clean style. This volume aims to be an indispensable guidebook for designers who are looking for new modes of expression, and an enjoyable and engaging read for those who wish to learn more about the beauty of all things simple. AUTHOR: Wang Shaoqiang is a professor at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (China) and Doctoral Supervisor at the College of Arts and Humanities of the Macau University of Science and Technology. He is a prolific editor whose titles focus on design, art and life. He is also the editor of Design 360 magazine and Asia-Pacific Design yearbook. He has been invited to lecture at numerous universities, design academies and organisations, and he has been a jury member for China's most prestigious design and illustration awards. SELLING POINTS: Proof that less doesn't mean ineffective. It expands graphic designers and students' creativity by showing them other professionals' ideas and projects. Wang Shaoqiang is a prolific and renowned editor with a solid background in design and architecture books and a large base of followers. 680 colour illustrations

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788417412715
Format: Paperback / softback
(285mm x 210mm x 0mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Promopress
Publisher: Promopress
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2020
Country of Publication: Spain

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