General Design

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY READER

What is design philosophy and why is it needed? This important book explains the discipline's recent emergence, the key questions which dominate it, and its potential to fundamentally change the way we practice and think about design.
October 1, 2018 | Paperback |
$40.95

CAMO MANIA: NEW DISRUPTIVE PATTERNS IN DESIGN

Written by Viction Workshop
No longer relegated solely to drab or muted earthtones, camouflage is undergoing a renaissance as designers experiment with new patterns and color palettes to create fresh and unexpected results for a variety of applications. With traditional elements or new figurative or abstract iconography and in every color of the rainbow, from black and white to the primaries, day-glo colors and pastels.
April 4, 2019 | Paperback | Gingko Press Editions | 224 Pages |
$39.95

INFOGRAPHICS: DESIGNING & VISUALIZING DATA

Written by Wang Shaoqiang
The use of infographics has acquired a significant role in the management of information to explain complex contexts in an easy to understand way. After selling out our first HB edition in a short time, we have decided to make this reference sourcebook available to a wider audience.
July 11, 2017 | Paperback | Promopress | 240 Pages |
$39.95

TYPE TRICKS:: YOUR PERSONAL GUIDE TO TYPE DESIGN

Type Tricks is about typographical rules and the underlying structure of the work process in the design of new typefaces. In that way, it is both a reference book and a user manual. In an illustrative format, it presents the
June 1, 2017 | Paperback |
$19.95

DIETER RAMS: AS LITTLE DESIGN AS POSSIBLE

Dieter Rams is one of the most influential product designers of the twentieth century. Even if you don't immediately recognize his name, you have almost certainly used one of the radios, clocks, lighters, juicers, shelves or hundreds of other products he designed.
June 1, 2011 | Hardcover |
$105.00

THINKING IN ICONS: DESIGNING AND CREATING EFFECTIVE VISUAL SYMBOLS

Written by Felix Sockwell
Learn to speak the textless language of icons with Thinking in Icons. From the most refined corporate visual systems to the ubiquitous emoji, icons have become an international language of symbols as well as a way to make a wholly unique statement.
October 17, 2017 | Paperback | Rockport Publishers Incorporated | 160 Pages |
$24.99

PICTURING AMERICA: THE GOLDEN AGE OF PICTORIAL MAPS

Instructive, amusing, colorful--pictorial maps have been used and admired since the first medieval cartographer put pen to paper depicting mountains and trees across countries, people and objects around margins, and sea monsters in oceans.
March 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$45.00

CUSTOM LETTERING OF THE 20S AND 30S

Written by Rian Hughes
Custom Lettering of the 20s and 30s is a celebration of the stunning and stylistically varied headline lettering that existed before the advent of phototypesetting or the computer.
February 1, 2017 | Paperback | 576 Pages |
$45.00

HANDS ON DESIGN: 8TH DESIGN TRIENNIAL

Written by Design Vlaanderen
*A showcase of designers and companies, whose new products have the emotion, connotation and value of handmade goodsUntil recently 'craft' was synonymous with old-fashioned. However, the word has come back into vogue - 'craft' is now trending. The virtual world creates a longing for tangible objects with a known maker and a clear story.
March 31, 2017 | Hardcover | 240 Pages |
$45.00

HKDA GLOBAL DESIGN AWARDS 2016

In 2016, the Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA) enters its 45th year. Coincidentally, this will also be the 40th anniversary of the Global Design Awards (GDA). In celebration of these prestigious institutions, the 'Design NextGen Awards' and 'Best Design Teacher' awards have been established to acknowledge the importance of design education in the academic world.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$75.00

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