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by Alston Purvis

Category: Graphic Design
Subcategory: Photo and Art
Author: Alston Purvis
ISBN: 1568984146
ISBN13: 978-1568984148
Language: English
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition (November 2003)
Pages: 480
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Graphic Design 20th Century book. Alston Purvis presents all the significant designers of the twentieth century as well as the many styles that characterized this rich and tumultuous period: Art Nouveau, Arts and Craft, the Viennese Secession, the Russian With over five hundred color reproductions, Graphic Design 20th Century represents a pictorial history of the last hundred years in graphic design.

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Graphic Design 20th Century. In his preface, author Martijn F. Le Coultre explains the difficulty in compiling an overview of graphic design history and considers this anthology, "the tip of the iceberg. Many graphic works haven't been documented, he writes, and there is no one place that houses an international collection.

Renaissance book design. Rococo graphic design. Neoclassical graphic design. William Morris and the private-press movement. In addition to such aesthetic, commercial, and corporate purposes, graphic design also played an important political role in the early 20th century, as seen in posters and other graphic propaganda produced during World War I. Colour printing had advanced to a high level, and governments used poster designs to raise funds for the war effort, encourage productivity at home, present negative images.

With over five hundred color reproductions, Graphic Design 20th Century represents a pictorial history of the last hundred years in graphic design. Alston Purvis presents all the significant designers of the twentieth century as well as the many styles that characterized this rich and tumultuous period: Art Nouveau, Arts and Craft, the Viennese Secession, the Russian Avant-Garde, Punk, New Wave, and computer graphics are just a few of the subjects discussed in this essential reference book.

With over five hundred color reproductions, Graphic Design 20th Century represents a pictorial history of the past hundred years in graphic design. Martijn F. Le Coultre and Alston Purvis present all the significant designers of the twentieth century as well as the many styles that characterized this rich and tumultuous period. The wealth of visual material presented covers movements such as Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, the Vienna Secession, the beginnings of Modernism, the Russian Avant-Garde, De Stijl, Punk, New Wave, and computer graphics.

The twentieth century was a landmark era in graphic design, the art that combines words with graphic images on posters, book and magazine covers, record jackets, billboards, and other print advertising and publicity media

The twentieth century was a landmark era in graphic design, the art that combines words with graphic images on posters, book and magazine covers, record jackets, billboards, and other print advertising and publicity media. This visually magnificent and factually informative volume tells the story of graphic design, then gives separate illustrated thumbnail biographies of more than 100 of the most influential and internationally known designers of the past 100 years.

With over five hundred color reproductions, Graphic Design 20th Century represents a pictorial history of the last hundred years in graphic design. Alston Purvis presents all the significant designers of the twentieth century as well as the many styles that characterized this rich and tumultuous period: Art Nouveau, Arts and Craft, the Viennese Secession, the Russian Avant-Garde, Punk, New Wave, and computer graphics are just a few of the subjects discussed in this essential reference book. The wealth of visual material presented, including iconic works by Aleksandr Rodchenko, H. Th. Wijdeveld, Frank Lloyd Wright, Paul Rand, Piet Zwart, Saul Bass, among many others, makes this a truly enjoyable and inspiring read and a handy guide for any designer, artist, or student.
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