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Mid-Century Modern Graphic Design

Mid-Century Modern Graphic Design
 

Mid-century design continues to grow in popularity and this book is perfect for any design lover.

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ISBN 9781849944823
Barcode 9781849944823
Release Date 17 June 2019 by Pavilion Books
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Inglis, Theo
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ISBN-13 9781849944823
ISBN-10 1849944822
Stock Release date is 17 June 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Pavilion Books
Imprint Batsford Ltd
Release Date 17 June 2019
International Publication Date 2 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Inglis, Theo
Category Modernist design & Bauhaus
Graphic Design
Antiques & Collectables
Antiques & Collectables: Pictures, Prints & Maps
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 220mm
Height: 220mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 982g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Graphic arts - History - 20th century
NBS Text Design & Commercial Art
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 741.609045
Catalogue Code 984637

Description of this Book

Encompassing everything from record covers and posters to typography and advertisements, Mid-Century Graphic Design is a stylish guide to the hugely popular graphic style. With their eye-popping palettes, experimental type, and images buzzing with kinetic energy, mid-century graphic design remains innovative and beloved. Packed with hundreds of color illustrations, this stunning volume features work from a wide selection of international and influential artists: Charles and Ray Eames, Paul Rand, Alvin Lustig, Elaine Lustig, Alexey Brodovitch, Jim Flora, Herb Lubalin, Olle Eksell, Miroslav Sasek, and more. Drawn from advertising, magazine and record covers, textiles, travel posters, and children's books, the selections show the development of the design style globally. Classic Saul Bass film posters and Lucienne Day textile prints stand alongside lesser-known gems, making this an essential collection for fans of the era.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'One of those rare books that'll give the layperson a formal education and still entice the self-professed experts.' * It's Nice That *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Theo Inglis is a design writer and graphic designer who specialises in post-war design. He has written for many design magazines and websites, such as Creative Review, Eye, Grafik, AIGA's Eye on Design and for Monotype, the world's leading font company. Additionally, he holds an MA in Critical Writing in Art and Design from the Royal College of Art. He also runs the Tumblr account Midcenturymoderndesign, which has over 30,000 followers.

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