Looking Closer 5

Looking Closer 5

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The final installment in this acclaimed series offers astute and controversial discussions on contemporary graphic design from 2001 to 2005. This collection of essays takes stock of the quality and profundity of graphic design writing published in professional and general interest design magazines, as well as on blogs and Internet journals. Prominent contributors include Milton Glaser, Maud Lavin, Ellen Lupton, Victor Margolin, Mr. Keedy, David Jury, Alice Twemlow, Steven Heller, Jessica Helfand, William Drenttel, Michael Bierut, Michael Dooley, Nick Curry, Emily King, and more. Among the important themes discussed: design as popular culture, design as art, politics, aesthetics, social responsibility, typography, the future of design, and more. Students, graphic designers beginning their careers, and veterans seeking fresh perspective will savor this anthology gathered from some of todayA•s top graphic design writers and practitioners, as well as commentators from outside the profession. From the series that helped launch the design criticism movement and was the first to anthologize graphic design criticism from key sources, this volume promises to be the most provocative of all!Lewis Mumford, the late historian of technology and urbanism, explained inhis seminal book of 1934, Technics and ... engine without a governor, tending to overheat anditsown bearings andlower its efficiency without any compensatory gain.

Title:Looking Closer 5
Author:Michael Bierut, William Drenttel, Steven Heller
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2013-12-13


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