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Product Description: The Swastiska is a powerful examination of the impact of one graphic symbol on society. Steven Heller traces the history of the swastika, from religious symbol to reviled symbol. With more than 175 illustrations, this close examination of the most powerful symbol ever created questions whether the symbol as we know it can be redeemed...read more

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9781621535058 | Allworth Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.99 | also contains The Swastika: Symbol Beyond Redemption? | About this edition: The Swastiska is a powerful examination of the impact of one graphic symbol on society.
9781581155075 | Allworth Pr, March 4, 2008, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: The Swastiska is a powerful examination of the impact of one graphic symbol on society. Steven Heller traces the history of the swastika, from religious symbol to reviled symbol. With more than 175 illustrations, this close examination of the most powerful symbol ever created questions whether the symbol as we know it can be redeemed...read more

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9781581150414 | Allworth Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Examines the history of the graphic image, including its beginnings in antiquity, pre-World War II religious and commercial uses, Nazi appropriation, and its place in popular culture as a racist icon.

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9781621535058 | Allworth Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.99 | also contains The Swastika: Symbol Beyond Redemption? | About this edition: The Swastiska is a powerful examination of the impact of one graphic symbol on society.

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Product Description: Design is everywhere. Graphic design enters into everything. This is the scope of designer Steven Heller’s latest essay anthology that covers the spectrum of graphic design and related art and culture. Looking at design as practice, language, culture, and power, each of the forty-plus essays is a self-contained story...read more

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9781621535362 | Allworth Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Design is everywhere.

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Product Description: If Paul Rand was the most influential American graphic designer of the twentieth century, then Paul Rand: A Designer's Art is the most important on his work. A comprehensive collection of his most important and best-known designs, A Designer's Art gives unique insight into Rand's design process and theory...read more
By Steven Heller (other contributor)

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9781616894863 | Princeton Architectural Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: If Paul Rand was the most influential American graphic designer of the twentieth century, then Paul Rand: A Designer's Art is the most important on his work.

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Product Description: Any designer who runs a studio, office, or firm is entrepreneurial. In fact, anyone with a studio already has an infrastructure for entrepreneurial content development, and with the technological developments over the last few decades, there are more opportunities now than ever...read more

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9781621535089 | Allworth Pr, July 5, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Any designer who runs a studio, office, or firm is entrepreneurial.

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Product Description: The first definitive overview of typewriter art in decades―with a unique algorithm giving each volume its own cover design The beloved typewriter―its utilitarian beauty, the pleasing percussive action of striking its keys, the singularity of the impressed page―is enjoying a genuine renaissance across the creative industries...read more
By Steven Heller (foreword by), John Maeda (introduced by), Marvin Sackner and Ruth Sackner

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9780500241493 | Thames & Hudson, October 26, 2015, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The first definitive overview of typewriter art in decades―with a unique algorithm giving each volume its own cover design The beloved typewriter―its utilitarian beauty, the pleasing percussive action of striking its keys, the singularity of the impressed page―is enjoying a genuine renaissance across the creative industries.

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Product Description: • Anecdotes and insights from graphic-design stars • In association with the School of Visual Arts in New York City • This replaces ISBN 1-880559-99-4 Completely updated, this compelling collection of essays, interviews, and course syllabi is the ideal tool to help teachers and students keep up in the rapidly changing field of graphic design...read more

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9781581154313 | 2 edition (Allworth Pr, November 1, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: • Anecdotes and insights from graphic-design stars • In association with the School of Visual Arts in New York City • This replaces ISBN 1-880559-99-4 Completely updated, this compelling collection of essays, interviews, and course syllabi is the ideal tool to help teachers and students keep up in the rapidly changing field of graphic design.
9781880559994 | Allworth Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: "Before "isms," "ologies," and "otics.

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Product Description: “I love music so much and I had such ambition that I was willing to go way beyond what the hell they paid me for. I wanted people to look at the artwork and hear the music.” ―Alex SteinweissAlex Steinweiss (1917–2011) invented the album cover as we know it...read more
By Steven Heller (introduced by) and Kevin Reagan

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9783836557764 | Taschen America Llc, September 20, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: “I love music so much and I had such ambition that I was willing to go way beyond what the hell they paid me for.

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Product Description: As McCarthyism swept across the United States and capitalism was king, white America enjoyed a feeling of pride and security that was reflected in advertising. Carelessly flooding society with dangerous misinformation, companies in the 50s promoted everything from vacations in Las Vegas, where guests could watch atomic bombs detonate, to cigarettes as healthy mood-enhancers, promoted by a baby who claims his mother feels better after she smokes a Marlboro...read more
By Steven Heller (contributor)

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9783836551328 | Taschen America Llc, July 30, 2015, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: As McCarthyism swept across the United States and capitalism was king, white America enjoyed a feeling of pride and security that was reflected in advertising.

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Product Description: The master creator of finely crosshatched illustrations and sinisterly amusing tales, Edward Gorey (American, 1925 2000) got his start in publishing by designing book covers for such New York houses as Doubleday, Grosset & Dunlap, Vintage Books, and later Random House...read more

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9780764971471 | Pomegranate, March 15, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The master creator of finely crosshatched illustrations and sinisterly amusing tales, Edward Gorey (American, 1925 2000) got his start in publishing by designing book covers for such New York houses as Doubleday, Grosset & Dunlap, Vintage Books, and later Random House.

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Product Description: For designers, writing and research skills are more necessary than ever before, from the basic business compositions to critical writing. In this competitive climate, designers are routinely called upon to make words about the images and designs they create for clients...read more

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9781592538041 | Rockport Pub, January 18, 2013, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: For designers, writing and research skills are more necessary than ever before, from the basic business compositions to critical writing.

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9781631591129 | Reissue edition (Rockport Pub, March 1, 2015), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: For designers, writing and research skills are more necessary than ever before, from the basic business compositions to critical writing.

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Product Description: “The funniest, most savage takedown of the American news media since Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail ’72.”—The Washington PostMichael Hastings’ untimely death at the age of thirty-three rocked the journalism community...read more

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9780399169946 | Blue Rider Pr, June 17, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The year is 2002.

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9780147516183 | Reprint edition (Plume, May 12, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “The funniest, most savage takedown of the American news media since Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail ’72.
9780314524959, titled "Psychology and You" | Teacher edition (West Group, June 1, 1989), cover price $28.00 | also contains Psychology and You

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9781483015057 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 17, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by Ramiz Monsef] A posthumous debut novel - wry, wise, and outrageous - from award-winning journalist Michael Hastings, based on his experiences working for Newsweek.

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9783836548403 | Mul edition (Taschen America Llc, November 15, 2013), cover price $59.99

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Product Description: A stunning and thought provoking round-up of today's most interesting visual communication projects, New Graphic Design surveys the very latest work from one hundred of the world's most exciting and ground-breaking practitioners. This guide to contemporary graphic design not only illustrates the latest projects, from websites, apps, banner ads, packaging and infographics to exhibition design, social issue posters, corporate branding campaigns and interactive media design, but also includes in-depth interviews with the selected designers...read more
By Steven Heller (foreword by)

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9781847960443 | Carlton Books Ltd, February 15, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A stunning and thought provoking round-up of today's most interesting visual communication projects, New Graphic Design surveys the very latest work from one hundred of the world's most exciting and ground-breaking practitioners.

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Product Description: A rich sourcebook of ideas for the most functional of typographic styles Classic modern design never goes out of style: it is merely retired or subtly adapted to its given place and time. Having surveyed handwritten, new vintage, and new ornamental tendencies in type and lettering, graphic-design guru Steven Heller now turns his encyclopedic gaze on Modernism...read more

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9780500241417 | Thames & Hudson, October 1, 2012, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A rich sourcebook of ideas for the most functional of typographic styles Classic modern design never goes out of style: it is merely retired or subtly adapted to its given place and time.

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Product Description: A visually dynamic homage to the paperback. In 1968, John Leonard, then editor of The New York Times Book Review, listed the many merits of mass-market paperbacks: "They can be stuffed in purses, left in buses, dropped in toilets, used as coasters, eaten and thrown away...read more
By Steven Heller (foreword by)

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9780789324504 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, September 18, 2012, cover price $7.98 | About this edition: A visually dynamic homage to the paperback.

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Product Description: From political cartoons to offbeat graphic stories, from the “funnies” to underground comics: a contemporary look at comic art from around the world in a volume packed with vibrant visuals, deft texts, and arresting human observation From cartoons to graphic novels, from humor to superheroes, comics are the world’s most popular form of illustration...read more

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9780500289945 | Original edition (Thames & Hudson, September 7, 2012), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: From political cartoons to offbeat graphic stories, from the “funnies” to underground comics: a contemporary look at comic art from around the world in a volume packed with vibrant visuals, deft texts, and arresting human observation From cartoons to graphic novels, from humor to superheroes, comics are the world’s most popular form of illustration.

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Product Description: Exquisite graphic design artifacts comprise this unusual collection culled from the pages of type and typography books dating from 1896 to 1936. Design professionals, students and teachers of graphic design, and anyone with an interest in vintage design will be delighted to ?nd rare, never-before-reprinted type specimens, vintage layouts, logos, and decorations that will serve as an inspiration and resource for practicing and aspiring graphic designers...read more

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9781581158922 | Pap/cdr edition (Allworth Pr, December 1, 2011), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Exquisite graphic design artifacts comprise this unusual collection culled from the pages of type and typography books dating from 1896 to 1936.

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Product Description: I Heart Design is a collection of “favorite” designs as selected by 80 prominent graphic designers, typographers, teachers, scholars, writers and design impresarios. Designers have preferences, like modern over postmodern, serif over sans serif, decorative over minimal, but designers could not be engaged in design practice if they did not love design...read more
By Steven Heller (editor)

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9781592536825 | Rockport Pub, March 1, 2011, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: I Heart Design is a collection of “favorite” designs as selected by 80 prominent graphic designers, typographers, teachers, scholars, writers and design impresarios.

A revision of the bestselling visual guide to becoming a graphic designer Becoming a Graphic Designer provides a comprehensive survey of the graphic design market, including complete coverage of print and electronic media and the evolving digital design disciplines that offer today's most sought-after jobs. Featuring 65 interviews with today's leading designers, this visual guide has more than 600 illustrations and covers everything from education and training, design specialties, and work settings to preparing an effective portfolio and finding a job. The book offers profiles of major industries and key design disciplines, including all-new coverage of careers in exhibition design and illustration. Steven Heller (New York, NY) is Art Director of the New York Times Book Review and cochair of the MFA/Design program at the School of Visual Arts. He is the author of over 80 books on design and popular culture. Teresa Fernandes (Greenwich, CT) is a publications designer and art director.

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9780471715061 | 3 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 11, 2005), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A revision of the bestselling visual guide to becoming a graphic designer Becoming a Graphic Designer provides a comprehensive survey of the graphic design market, including complete coverage of print and electronic media and the evolving digital design disciplines that offer today's most sought-after jobs.
9780471176770 | 2 sub edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 1, 2002), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This user-friendly guide offers a clear and comprehensive review of the types of careers available to today?
9780471292999 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, July 1, 1999, cover price $29.95 | also contains Team Dynamics and Diversity Management: Japanese Corporate Experiences | About this edition: Here is the complete guide to today's graphic design careers - a clear and concise survey of the many types of opportunities available in the field.

Miscellaneous:

9780470912966 | 4th edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, September 8, 2010), cover price $39.95
9780470912973 | 4th edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, September 8, 2010), cover price $39.95
9780470148686 | 3 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 19, 2010), cover price $35.00

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Product Description: “Pop culture is often maligned as fleeting, but history shows that sometimes what is pop in one culture has time-honored resonance in later ones. This book is an attempt to show that pop culture, especially as seen through the lenses of design, illustration, satiric and political art (and other things), is integral to a broader understanding of who we are and where we are going...read more

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9781581157154 | Allworth Pr, July 13, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: “Pop culture is often maligned as fleeting, but history shows that sometimes what is pop in one culture has time-honored resonance in later ones.

Miscellaneous:

9781581157680 | Allworth Pr, July 13, 2010, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Detailing one of the most important public graphic design initiatives in recent American history, this collection presents the finalists and medalists from the 2008 Chicago-based worldwide poster competition and exhibition, which was endorsed by the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (ICOGRADA)...read more

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9780615264813 | Chicago Intl Poster Biennial Assn, January 2, 2009, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Detailing one of the most important public graphic design initiatives in recent American history, this collection presents the finalists and medalists from the 2008 Chicago-based worldwide poster competition and exhibition, which was endorsed by the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (ICOGRADA).

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Product Description: How motion design is taught in more than 45 leading programs. * Detailed syllabi and descriptions of class projects and assignments * Go-to guide for professors and teachers planning their courses * Course plans from School of Visual Arts, Ohio State, Rochester Institute of Technology, many other top schools...read more
By Steven Heller (editor)

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9781581155044 | Allworth Pr, March 18, 2008, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: How motion design is taught in more than 45 leading programs.

Hundreds of amazing, astounding, and obscure examples of old and classic typefaces from around the world are gathered in a definitive resource for choosing and using vintage type for maximum impact.

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9780823099597 | Watson-Guptill Pubns, October 28, 2007, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Hundreds of amazing, astounding, and obscure examples of old and classic typefaces from around the world are gathered in a definitive resource for choosing and using vintage type for maximum impact.

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