Design

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JAPANESE DESIGN SINCE 1945: A COMPLETE SOURCEBOOK

Written by Pollock, Naomi
The first book to present a comprehensive overview of postwar Japanese design For the Japanese, the concept of design is not limited to functionality or materiality--it is deeply connected with ancient culture and rituals. In this sense, a chair is much more than what you sit on, a cup more than what you drink from: these objects are to be reflected upon, to be touched and cherished.
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | ABRAMS | 448 Pages |
$85.00
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COCO RAYNES: 50 YEARS OF DESIGN EVOLUTION

- This highly illustrated monograph covers the work of Coco Raynes, a Boston-based graphic design firm, focused on wayfinding/signage, universal design, exhibit/graphic design, visual identity/branding, donor recognition, and jewelry- Includes more than 650 photographs, plans, and diagrams that showcase in detail more than five decades of work- The presented designs describe the results of innovat
July 31, 2020 | Hardcover | Images Publishing Group | 228 Pages |
$50.00
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OBJECT LESSONS: THE BAUHAUS AND HARVARD

Bauhaus pedagogy and practice are explored through a historic collection at Harvard--a key site of the influential German school's legacy in the United States.
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Harvard Art Museums | 300 Pages |
$45.00
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PRINTING THE REVOLUTION!: THE RISE AND IMPACT OF CHICANO GRAPHICS, 1965 TO NOW (FLEXIBOUND)

Written by Zapata, Claudia E
A groundbreaking look at how Chicano graphic artists and their collaborators have used their work to imagine and sustain identities and political viewpoints during the past half century The 1960s witnessed the rise of the Chicano civil rights movement, or El Movimiento, and marked a new way of being a person of Mexican descent in the United States.
November 10, 2020 | Paperback | Princeton University Press | 344 Pages |
$49.95
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HERBERT BAYER: INSPIRATION AND PROCESS IN DESIGN

Written by Lupton, Ellen
Herbert Bayer (1900-1985) was one of the most influential graphic designers of the twentieth century, with a prolific career spanning more than six decades and two continents. As a student and teacher at the Bauhaus, he used geometry, photomontage, functional analysis, and simplified typography to forge a new approach to graphic design.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Moleskine Books |
$24.95
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INTRODUCTION TO THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN: PRINCIPLES, PROCESSES, AND PROJECTS

Written by Elam, Kimberly
Introduction to Three-Dimensional Design is the first book to teach graphic design students the fundamentals of three-dimensional design through hands-on drawing and model projects. The book combines key concepts with carefully crafted exercises so students can apply three-dimensional design principles in practice.
October 6, 2020 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press |
$29.95
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SKETCH AND FINISH: THE JOURNEY FROM HERE TO THERE

Written by Glaser, Milton
Design legend Milton Glaser demystifies his creative process in this thoughtful collection of illustrations showing his journey from sketch to finish. Glaser is a truly multidisciplinary designer working in exhibition, interior, and product designs. Sketch and Finish features a variety of projects, from little known to iconic, including the logo.
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press |
$19.95
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SLICE THROUGH AMERICA: A GEOLOGICAL ATLAS

Written by Kassel, David
Historic stratigraphic illustrations depict the earth beneath our feet in captivating hand-drawn diagrams. Each drawing tells a unique geologic story, exquisitely rendered in colors from pastel palettes to brilliant bolds that show evolving scientific graphic conventions over time.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press |
$60.00
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INSPIRED BY METHOD: CREATIVE TOOLS FOR THE DESIGN PROCESS

Written by Martini, Alexandra
What is inspiration? Can there be a method for finding inspiration? Inspired by Method is both a guide to and a source of inspiration. Designing involves individuality and a systematic approach, which we may apply consciously or subconsciously, depending on the project.
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | Bis Publishers | 240 Pages |
$45.00
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CULTURE SENSITIVE DESIGN: A GUIDE TO CULTURE IN PRACTICE

Written by Van Boeijen, Annemiek
Societies worldwide are increasingly interconnected through trade, migration, education, and digitization. This has resulted in a profound new complexity of cultural groups. Consequently, designers are confronted with the challenge of gaining a clear understanding of this cultural diversity.
November 10, 2020 | Paperback | Bis Publishers | 160 Pages |
$35.00

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