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EDWARD JOHNSTON: A SIGNATURE FOR LONDON

Written by Taylor, Richard
It's one of the most iconic features of London life, yet perhaps the least celebrated: the Johnston typeface, which has decorated signage throughout the entire London Transport system for a century. This book celebrates the Johnston typeface and its creator, Edward Johnston (1872-1944), bringing him long-overdue recognition as one of the key creators of our shared visual image of London life.
February 15, 2017 | Paperback | Unicorn Publishing Group | 96 Pages |
$22.95
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PICTURING AMERICA: THE GOLDEN AGE OF PICTORIAL MAPS

Written by Hornsby, Stephen J
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 23, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 304 Pages |
$45.00
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LONDON: A LIFE IN MAPS

Written by Whitfield, Peter
Like all the great historic cities of Europe, London appears to us solid and unchanging. We feel that we can still explore the London of Dickens, Dr. Johnson, Defoe, Wren and even Shakespeare. The very names St. Paul s, Smithfield, Charing Cross, St. James s, seem to link us with those past eras.
June 1, 2017 | Paperback | British Library | 224 Pages |
$24.95
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MAPS AND THE 20TH CENTURY: DRAWING THE LINE

The 20th century was a period of profound political, social and technological change. Population growth and movement, revolutions in transportation and communication, and the onset of the digital age meant that life would never be the same. It is impossible to overstate the significance of maps, which crept into everyday life during this period.
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover | British Library | 272 Pages |
$65.00
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CUSTOM LETTERING OF THE 20S AND 30S

This unique publication collects over 4,500 examples of custom lettering from the heyday of Art Deco and the experimental modernity of the Futurists--from geometric sans, elegant brush scripts, and heavy industrial serifs to hand-drawn eccentricities and outre display type. A cornerstone of any type-lovers library.
August 1, 2017 | Paperback | Korero Press | 576 Pages |
$45.00

LOGO-A-GOGO: BRANDING POP CULTURE: LOGOS AND DESIGN FOR COMICS, MUSIC, TOYS, MAGAZINES AND MORE

Written by Hughes, Rian
For more than 20 years, Rian Hughes has been a versatile designer, illustrator and lettering artist working for international clients in the fields of publishing, music, sports, telecommunications, fashion and more.
August 1, 2017 | Paperback | Korero Press | 356 Pages |
$45.00
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SURF CRAFT: DESIGN AND THE CULTURE OF BOARD RIDING

Written by Kenvin, Richard
Surfboards were once made of wood and shaped by hand, objects of both cultural and recreational significance. Today most surfboards are mass-produced with fiberglass and a stew of petrochemicals, moving (or floating) billboards for athletes and their brands, emphasizing the commercial rather than the cultural.
July 18, 2014 | Hardcover | Mit Press |
$29.95
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CECI N'EST PAS UNE COPIE: DESIGN BETWEEN INNOVATION AND IMITATION

Written by Meplon, Chris
-Includes contributions by and works from 70 renowned designers and artists such as Jasper Morrison, Richard Hutten, Philippe Starck, Konstantin Grcic, Maarten Baas, Unfold, and many more -Pays attention to cultural differences between the east and west, and how opinions have changed throughout history -Provides a holistic study of copying-culture, from accepted copying (quotes, collage and homage
March 31, 2017 | Paperback | Lannoo Publishers |
$45.00

DESIGNING FOR MODERN INDIA

Written by Ini Design Studio
-Comprehensive showcase of more than 60 architecture / design projects, with an emphasis on modern and contemporary design -Illustrated with 367 photographs, and 99 plans -An important addition to the critical dialogue for design awareness and sustainability in India In this volume, the design practioners at INI Design Studio talk about their vision - a society that develops sustainably in harmony
February 27, 2017 | Hardcover | Mapin Publishing Pvt | 504 Pages |
$80.00
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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 goods Until 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 | Lannoo Publishers | 240 Pages |
$45.00

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