Graphic Style: From Victorian to Digital

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Harry N. Abrams, Mar 1, 2001 - Design - 263 pages
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The book to consult for an overview of graphic design styles from the industrial era onward. A quick appreciation of every significant trend from Art Nouveau to Neo-Modern. Now, in an expanded edition with over 700 illustrations, this essential design compendium takes us up to the present day. A new section on the digital era covers everything from typocentric design to the impact of club culture and the Internet.

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Steven Heller is senior Art Director for the New York Times & author of over seventy books on art, culture, & design. He lives in New York City.

Seymour Chwast is a distinguished graphic artist whose work has influenced two generations of designers and illustrators. He is a cofounder of the Push Pin Studios and a member of the Art Directors Hall of Fame. His work appears in major museums throughout the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

He based his depiction of the angel on Rabbinic sources, and created the setting of HAD GADYA" "from his appreciation of the paintings of Marc Chagall and his interest in folk art.

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