General Design

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BOOKS: ART, CRAFT & COMMUNITY

Written by Arts, London Centre for Book
- Fun and visually appealing way to understand how a book is made, through the work of 30 diverse contemporary makers and artists- Broad appeal: this book speaks to a broad audience of craftspeople - anyone related to books and bookmaking - whether they are amateurs or professionals- Beautifully illustrated with colorful and inspiring images, behind-the-scenes shots of the makers' studios, and pho
September 29, 2021 | Hardcover | Ludion Publishers | 224 Pages |
$45.00
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CREATIVES ON CREATIVITY: 44 CREATIVES IN CONVERSATION WITH STEVE BROUWERS

Written by Brouwers, Steve
- A fascinating look inside the minds of 44 creative masterminds, such as Stefan Sagmeister, George Lois, Morag Myerscough and Harry GruyaertIn Creatives for Creativity Steve Brouwers (creative director at SBS) interviews 42 makers - painters, photographers, graphic designers, conceptual artists, furniture designers, video artists, advertisers - from all around the world.
August 7, 2021 | Hardcover | Uitgeverij Luster |
$49.95
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WHY DESIGN MATTERS: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE WORLD'S MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE

Written by Millman, Debbie
Foreword by Roxane Gay
October 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Harper Design |
$60.00
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HOW TO REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION

Written by Bierut, Michael
A revised and expanded edition of the world-renowned graphic designer's classic and bestselling monograph, using examples from a portfolio spanning his full career to date.Protégé of design legend Massimo Vignelli and partner in the New York office of the international design firm Pentagram, Michael Bierut has had one of the most varied careers of any living graphic d
September 7, 2021 | Hardcover | Harper Design |
$60.00
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ESSENCE OF SOFTWARE: WHY CONCEPTS MATTER FOR GREAT DESIGN

Written by Jackson, Daniel
A revolutionary concept-based approach to thinking about, designing, and interacting with software As our dependence on technology increases, the design of software--which shapes functionality and user experience--matters more than ever before. Why then is so much software flawed?
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 376 Pages |
$29.95
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COLOR BIBLE

Written by Perryman, Laura
This vibrant and prismatic exploration of 100 essential shades is an invaluable resource for designers, artists and content producers that will also delight nonprofessionals interested in learning about how color shapes our lives.
September 7, 2021 | PB | Prestel Publishing |
$25.00
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NORTH AMERICAN MAPS FOR CURIOUS MINDS: 100 NEW WAYS TO SEE THE CONTINENT

Written by Cizek, Victor
The Maps for Curious Minds series is back--with 100 vivid infographic maps that transform the way we understand the cultural and historical wonders of North America Do you know what last names are most popular in every state and territory in North America? Which states have had the most female governors? Where the first T. rex was discovered?
October 12, 2021 | Hardcover | Experiment | 208 Pages |
$19.95
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ATLAS OF A CHANGING CLIMATE: OUR EVOLVING PLANET VISUALIZED WITH MORE THAN 100 MAPS, CHARTS, AND INFOGRAPHICS

Written by Buma, Brian
This Is Climate Change, Visualized Climate change, shrinking wildlife habitats, rising sea levels, and vanishing species. These are big, important ideas that deserve a proper exploration--just the type of revealing journey you will experience in The Atlas of a Changing Climate.
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Timber Press (OR) | 280 Pages |
$35.00
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DESIGNED FOR DANCING: HOW MIDCENTURY RECORDS TAUGHT AMERICA TO DANCE

Written by Schroeder, Jonathan
When Americans mamboed in the kitchen, waltzed in the living room, polkaed in the pavilion, and tangoed at the club; with glorious, full-color record cover art. In midcentury America, eager dancers mamboed in the kitchen, waltzed in the living room, Watusied at the nightclub, and polkaed in the pavilion, instructed (and inspired) by dance records.
October 5, 2021 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 552 Pages |
$39.95
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BIOGRAPHY OF THE PIXEL

Written by Smith, Alvy Ray
The pixel as the organizing principle of all pictures, from cave paintings to Toy Story. The Great Digital Convergence of all media types into one universal digital medium occurred, with little fanfare, at the recent turn of the millennium. The bit became the universal medium, and the pixel--a particular packaging of bits--conquered the world.
August 3, 2021 | Paperback | MIT Press | 560 Pages |
$39.95

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