Meggs' History of Graphic Design
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This is the unrivaled, comprehensive, and award-winning referencetool on graphic design recognized for publishing excellence by theAssociation of American Publishers. Now, this Fifth Edition ofMeggs' History of Graphic Design offers even more detail andbreadth of content than its heralded predecessors, revealing a sagaof creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, and importantdevelopments responsible for paving the historic paths that definethe graphic design experience. In addition to classic topics suchas the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printingand typography, and postmodern design, this new Fifth Editionpresents new information on current trends and technologiessweeping the graphic design landscape—such as the web,multimedia, interactive design, and private presses, thus addingnew layers of depth to an already rich resource.
With more than 1,400 high-quality images throughout—manynew or newly updated—Meggs' History of Graphic Design, FifthEdition provides a wealth of visual markers for inspiration andemulation. For professionals, students, and everyone who works withor loves the world of graphic design, this landmark text willquickly become an invaluable guide that they will turn to again andagain.
624 pages; ISBN 9781118017760
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