Design Writing Research

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Phaidon Press, Jun 10, 1999 - Design - 211 pages
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This critical study of graphic design and typography is a source for anyone interested in the art and history of books, letterforms, symbols, advertising, and theories of visual and verbal communication. A section on theory considers the centrality of the written and printed word to post-structuralism and deconstruction. A wide range of design practices are discussed, from the history of punctuation and the origins of international pictograms to the structure of modern typography. A section on media looks at the role of design in mass communications with essays on stock photography, visual journalism, illustration, advertising and vernacular design cultures.

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Deconstruction and Graphic Design
3
Counting Sheep
24
Period Styles
33
Copyright

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