Graphic Design, Typograph

INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY

Clear instructions and 129 photos welcome you to the world of calligraphy. Starting with the pens, inks, and writing surfaces you'll need, the book explains the basics, from filling the pen to holding the nib at the right angle. Practice exercises help you understand upstrokes, downstrokes, the optical center, and more.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$24.99

INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY

With 142 photos and these short, step-by-step lessons from a master Chinese calligrapher, you can enjoy the basics of the beautiful characters of Chinese. Begin by learning the history and traditions of this art form, and the techniques of using the "four treasures": the brush and other basic tools. Learn the correct body position, and how to hold the brush.
January 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$24.99

LISTENING TO TYPE: THE ART OF MAKING LANGUAGE VISIBLE

With this visually stunning primer, designers will develop the skills and vision to produce truly innovative, eye-catching type design. All the basics of type design are covered, and in-depth information is provided on more advanced topics such as the differences between type applications, how typography creates identity, and what best inspires readers.
September 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$29.99

GRAPHIC DESIGN RANTS AND RAVES: BON MOTS ON PERSUASION, ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATION, CULTURE, AND PRACTICE

Design is everywhere. Graphic design enters into everything. This is the scope of designer Steven Heller's latest essay anthology that covers the spectrum of graphic design and related art and culture. Looking at design as practice, language, culture, and power, each of the forty-plus essays is a self-contained story.
October 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$19.99

LIBERTY STYLE TEXTURES

- Used by fashion companies and stylists worldwide- Includes 200 designs saved in 5 ways - 1000 files in all - all free to use- 1 Free DVD included for Windows and Mac - Vector and Bitmap Hi-res files, ready for production- Can be used with a variety of graphic software, such as Illustrator or PhotoshopAll the changes that occurred in art at the end of the 19th century were also reflected in the s
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$135.00

RESISTANCE MESSAGE

- A new voice brings a bold, intimate and lucid experimental style - Resistance Message is the first title in a trilogy Resistance Message is an intimate and lucid experimental melding of art, design and the written word from the award winning designer Jason McGann.
October 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$24.95

ESSENTIAL TYPE: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND USING FONTS

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide to fonts, essential for anyone who engages with type in their daily lives
August 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$25.00

TYPOGRAPHIC ABECEDARIUM

Letterforms are an inseparable part of a civilized literary landscape. At some distant point in history, letters started as representations of things in the world. Then, gradually, through a complex evolutionary process, they came to be defined as the closed shapes of a writing system. This photo-typographic essay is a meditation on this remarkable transition.
October 1, 2015 | Paperback |
$38.00

THEY DREW AS THEY PLEASED: THE HIDDEN ART OF DISNEY'S MUSICAL YEARS (THE 1940S - PART ONE)

The 1940s ushered in an era of musical experimentation and innovation at the Walt Disney Studios. Artists from all over the world flocked to California to be part of the magic, and their groundbreaking styles influenced such classics as Dumbo and Bambi as well as shaped the masterpieces that followed such as Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan.
September 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$40.00

BOUNDLESS BOOKS: 50 LITERARY CLASSICS TRANSFORMED INTO WORKS OF ART

In this book, a picture is indeed worth a thousand words. Within its covers are 50 literary classics, deconstructed and then put back together word by word to create singularly beautiful pieces of art. The silhouettes that emerge from the text illustrate the central characters, landscapes, and themes of each story. This collection ranges across the canon, from 620 BCE to 1937.
September 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$40.00

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