The Resource Graphic design theory: : readings from the field, (ebook)

Graphic design theory: : readings from the field, (ebook)

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Graphic design theory: : readings from the field
Title
Graphic design theory:
Title remainder
readings from the field
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eng
Summary
Graphic Design Theory is organized in three sections: "Creating the Field" traces the evolution of graphic design over the course of the early 1900s, including influential avant-garde ideas of futurism, constructivism, and the Bauhaus; "Building on Success" covers the mid- to late twentieth century and considers the International Style, modernism, and postmodernism; and "Mapping the Future" opens at the end of the last century and includes current discussions on legibility, social responsibility, and new media. Striking color images illustrate each of the movements discussed and demonstrate the ongoing relationship between theory and practice. A brief commentary prefaces each text, providing a cultural and historical framework through which the work can be evaluated. Authors include such influential designers as Herbert Bayer, L'szlo Moholy-Nagy, Karl Gerstner, Katherine McCoy, Michael Rock, Lev Manovich, Ellen Lupton, and Lorraine Wild. Additional features include a timeline, glossary, and bibliography for further reading. A must-have survey for graduate and undergraduate courses in design history, theory, and contemporary issues, Graphic Design Theory invites designers and interested readers of all levels to plunge into the world of design discourse
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Midwest
Dewey number
741.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1971-
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  • Armstrong, Helen
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Series statement
Design briefs
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  • Graphic arts
  • Commercial art
Target audience
adult
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Graphic design theory: : readings from the field, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781616891237
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11846816
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remote
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11846816
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MWT11846816
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Graphic design theory: : readings from the field, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616891237
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11846816
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11846816
System control number
MWT11846816
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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