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Graphic Arts

  • Image Guidanceby Kathrin Friedrich; Moritz Queisner; Anna Roethe

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 28.00

    Images not only depict, but also support and shape the conditions for actions. This volume discusses the inseparable unity between presentation and action through interdisciplinary case examples. The essays analyze "image guidance" as a principle of presentation, perception, and action and reveal the aesthetic, operational, and epistemic conditions... more...

  • Picture Thisby Molly Bang

    Chronicle Books LLC 2016; US$ 17.99

    Molly Bang's brilliant, insightful, and accessible treatise is now revised and expanded for its 25th anniversary. Bang's powerful ideas?about how the visual composition of images works to engage the emotions, and how the elements of an artwork can give it the power to tell a story?remain unparalleled in their simplicity and genius. Why are diagonals... more...

  • Advertising and Public Memoryby Stefan Schutt; Sam Roberts; Leanne White

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    We are pleased to present the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ?ghost signs?). Contributors to this volume examine the complex relationships between the signs and those who commissioned them, painted them, viewed them and... more...

  • The Physics of Brandby Aaron Keller; Renee Marino

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 32.99 US$ 27.05

    Welcome to a brand-new way of thinking about branding. The Physics of Brand is an exploration of how brands evolve in time and space. Drawing on experience working with companies such as Patagonia, General Mills, Target, and more, this book provides an exciting new systems approach to branding. By focusing on how brands and people actually interrelate,... more...

  • Drawing the Iron Curtainby Maya Balakirsky Katz

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    Drawing the Iron Curtain tells the story of the golden age of Soviet animation and the Jewish artists who enabled it to thrive. Maya Balakirsky Katz reveals how the state-run animation studio Soyuzmultfilm served as an unlikely haven for political dissidents and brought together Jewish creative personnel from across the land. These artists used... more...

  • Projections of Memoryby Richard I. Suchenski

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    Projections of Memory argues that the long-form modernist art film of the twentieth century is more or less the direct conceptual descendant of the eighteenth-century Romantic traditions that originated in literature, painting, and architecture. more...

  • Digital Design Theoryby Helen Armstrong

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 21.99

    Digital Design Theory bridges the gap between the discourse of print design and interactive experience by examining the impact of computation on the field of design. As graphic design moves from the creation of closed, static objects to the development of open, interactive frameworks, designers seek to understand their own rapidly shifting profession.... more...

  • Creative Strategy and the Business of Designby Douglas Davis

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 22.13

    The Business Skills Every Creative Needs!   Remaining relevant as a creative professional takes more than creativity--you need to understand the language of business. The problem is that design school doesn't teach the strategic language that is now essential to getting your job done. Creative Strategy and the Business of Design fills that void... more...

  • Draplin Design Aaron James Draplin

    Abrams 2016; US$ 31.10

    Esquire. Ford Motors. Burton Snowboards. The Obama Administration. While all of these brands are vastly different, they share at least one thing in common: a teeny, little bit of Aaron James Draplin. Draplin is one of the new school of influential graphic designers who combine the power of design, social media, entrepreneurship, and DIY aesthetic... more...

  • Meggs' History of Graphic Designby Philip B. Meggs; Alston W. Purvis

    Wiley 2016; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33

    The bestselling graphic design reference, updated for the digital age Meggs' History of Graphic Design is the industry's unparalleled, award-winning reference. With over 1,400 high-quality images throughout, this visually stunning text guides you through a saga of artistic innovators, breakthrough technologies, and groundbreaking developments... more...