General Design

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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 matters more than ever before. Why then is so much software flawed? Why hasn't there been a systematic and scalable way to create software that is easy to use, robust, and secure?
November 16, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 336 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 geographical wonders of North America No matter how well you think you know North America, the 100 infographic maps in this singular atlas uncover a trove of fresh wonders that make the continent seem like the center of the universe.
November 23, 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 19, 2021 | Hardcover | MIT Press |
$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 | PB | MIT Press |
$39.95
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PAN AM:: HISTORY, DESIGN & IDENTITY COLLECTOR'S LIMITED EDITION (COLLECTOR'S)

Written by Huhne, M C
Collector's Limited Edition Why does Pan Am's blue globe retain its cult status although the airline went bankrupt long ago?
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Callisto Publishers | 424 Pages |
$900.00
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AIRLINE VISUAL IDENTITY 1945-1975 (COLLECTOR'S)

Written by Huhne, M C
Collector's Limited Edition A super stylish journey: The ultimate sourcebook for the best airline graphic design presented in a handcrafted, aluminum covered clamshell caseArguably no other book has been produced with such technical sophistication in recent years and few design books have received such an overwhelming worldwide media resonance.
November 7, 2016 | Hardcover | Callisto Publishers | 436 Pages |
$1,100.00
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PAN AM: HISTORY, DESIGN & IDENTITY (PREMIUM)

Written by Huhne, M C
Why does Pan Am's blue globe retain its cult status although the airline went bankrupt long ago? This unprecedented analysis explores the history and strategies that created a truly triumphant brand.Pan Am: History, Design & Identityis an inspired tribute to one of the most influential companies of the 20th century and a superbly told cultural history of American modernism.
May 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Callisto Publishers | 424 Pages |
$175.00
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AIRLINE VISUAL IDENTITY 1945-1975 (PREMIUM)

Written by Huhne, M C
A super stylish journey: The ultimate sourcebook for the best airline graphic designArguably no other book has been produced with such technical sophistication in recent years and few design books have received such an overwhelming worldwide media resonance.
May 7, 2015 | Hardcover | Callisto Publishers | 436 Pages |
$650.00

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