Written by Chojnacki, Matthew
This second volume of cinematic eye candy further documents the quickly burgeoning underground film poster movement, a group of artists who challenge Hollywood's marketing machine by bringing clever artwork and design back to movie posters. Nearly 100 emerging artists, with a dozen returning favorites, present their newly produced images.
Written by Matthew Chojnacki
Film poster art is back with a vengeance.Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art from the Underground is the first book to take a comprehensive look at the spectacular art of underground film posters.
Salvatore Ferragamo's amazing life in the context of an extraordinary journey into the world of fairy tales with shoes and shoemakers as their main characters.
Written by Russell Flinchum
American design, like much of American culture, perennially oscillates between populism and elitism, between the revolutionary beauty and availability of Tupperware and the elusive exclusivity of Tiffany's.
Written by David A. Hanks
The twentieth-century's fast cars, trains, and planes promised to conquer space and time; their aerodynamic styling and metallic bodies embodied a new and modern beauty that enchanted American designers from the late 1920s to the 1950s.
Written by Alexander S. Lawson
To the layman, all printing types look the same. But for typographers, graphic artists and others of that lunatic fringe who believe that the letters we look at daily (and take entirely for granted) are of profound importance, the question of how letters are formed, what shape they assume, and how they have evolved remains one of passionate and continuing concern.
Written by Baty, Patrick
Why were primary colors popular in postwar kitchens? Why did the Art Deco era prefer clean lines and pastel shades? This comprehensive illustrated history of the use of color and paint in interior decoration answers these questions and many more.
Written by Van Roojen, Pepin
All the designs in this revised edition of the Pepin Press bestseller, ARABIAN GEOMETRIC PATTERNS, were originally recorded by Jules Bourgoin in the 1870s. The original designs were found in Egypt, Persia (now Iran), and Syria. They have been meticulously re-drawn and digitized for this publication, with special attention paid to the underlying mathematical structures used to create the designs.