Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History: A Guide to Type, Image, Symbol, and Visual Storytelling in the Modern World

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Rockport Publishers, Nov 1, 2012 - Architecture - 272 pages
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This innovative volume is the first to provide the design student, practitioner, and educator with an invaluable comprehensive reference of visual and narrative material that illustrates and evaluates the unique and important history surrounding graphic design and architecture. Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History closely examines the relationship between typography, image, symbolism, and the built environment by exploring principal themes, major technological developments, important manufacturers, and pioneering designers over the last 100 years. It is a complete resource that belongs on every designer’s bookshelf.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
FOREWORD
13
FOREWORD
17
PRE20THCENTURY INFLUENCES
21
THE MODERN AGE 19001950
37
THE POSTWAR WORLD 19502000
115
THE BEGINNING OF THE 21ST CENTURY
227
GLOSSARY
249
BIBLIOGRAPHY
255
IMAGE RESOURCES
259
CONTRIBUTORS
263
INDEX
265
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ABOUT THE AUTHOR
272
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About the author (2012)

Richard Poulin is cofounder, design director, and a principal of Poulin + Morris Inc. (http://www.poulinmorris.com), an internationally recognized, multidisciplinary design consultancy located in New York City. His work has been recognized by major design organizations, competitions, and publications including the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Communication Arts, Graphis, Library of Congress, Type Director Club, and the New York Art Directors Club. Richard is a Fellow of the Society for Environmental Graphic Design, the organization's highest honor, and is a past President and board member of the New York Chapter of AIGA. He has been a faculty member of the School of Visual Arts in New York City since 1992 and was previously an adjunct professor at The Cooper Union.

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