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Product Description: Graphic designer, professor, historian, and author Philip Baxter Meggs (1942-2002) was born in 1942, Meggs began teaching in the Communication Arts and Design Department at Virginia Commonwealth University, chairing the department from 1974 to 1987...read more

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9780470008393 | Reprint edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, September 21, 2007), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Graphic designer, professor, historian, and author Philip Baxter Meggs (1942-2002) was born in 1942, Meggs began teaching in the Communication Arts and Design Department at Virginia Commonwealth University, chairing the department from 1974 to 1987.

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Product Description: The impact of more than one hundred years of aesthetics, form, and content on developments in graphic communications. This unique history of design, documenting over a century of creative brilliance, has now been brought into the twenty-first century...read more

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9780500287293 | 2 edition (Thames & Hudson, May 1, 2008), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The impact of more than one hundred years of aesthetics, form, and content on developments in graphic communications.

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Product Description: Paying homage to the American periodicals of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s that documented outrageous exploits, this hefty, comprehensive guide is packed full of colorful cover art, sumptuous sample spreads, and enlightening essays.

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9783836503129, titled "Men's Adventure Magazine in Postwar America: 25th Anniversary Edition" | 25 anv edition (Taschen America Llc, April 1, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Paying homage to the American periodicals of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s that documented outrageous exploits, this hefty, comprehensive guide is packed full of colorful cover art, sumptuous sample spreads, and enlightening essays.

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Product Description: Seattle-based design studio Modern Dog's heady mix of cheeky humor and punk rock aesthetics makes them unique among design firmsand a hell of a lot of fun. Gathered here for the first time is their groundbreaking work in poster design over the past two decades...read more

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9780811861687 | Chronicle Books Llc, February 21, 2008, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Seattle-based design studio Modern Dog's heady mix of cheeky humor and punk rock aesthetics makes them unique among design firmsand a hell of a lot of fun.

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Product Description: A magazine about the rest of the world"" so reads the celebrated subtitle of the magazine Colors. With their latest project, the creative minds at Fabrica breathe new life into that motto. In cooperation with Reporters sans Frontières, they used various means to distribute blank notebooks to international graphic designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and fi lmmakers and also, of course, to students in every creative profession...read more

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9783764388683 | Bilingual edition (Birkhauser Architecture, September 3, 2008), cover price $48.95 | About this edition: A magazine about the rest of the world"" so reads the celebrated subtitle of the magazine Colors.

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Product Description: Three D Graphic Scenarios"" highlights a current trend in international graphic design. More and more visual designers are staging three-dimensional scenarios and turning them into posters, flyers, book and magazine covers, and animated films...read more
By Steven Heller (contributor), Stefan Sagmeister (contributor) and Gerrit Terstiege (editor)

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9783764387716 | Birkhauser Architecture, December 1, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Three D Graphic Scenarios"" highlights a current trend in international graphic design.

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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: The thrill of victory…the agony of defeat.  We're not talking about just any failure. Design failure. So public. So humiliating. How do designers who are really, really good (we swear!) turn a disaster into a triumph? Read this book and find out, as dozens of top names reveal the heartbreaking—and sometimes hilarious—mistakes they have made and talk about how they were able to grow from the experiences...read more
By Steven Heller (editor)

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9780134004747, titled "Cells: Building Blocks of Life" | Teacher edition (Pearson Prentice Hall, June 1, 1994), cover price $26.97

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9781581156522 | Allworth Pr, January 6, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The thrill of victory…the agony of defeat.

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Product Description: A revolutionary of visual culture, Seymour Chwast is one of the most influential illustrators of the last half century. Filled with hundreds of his distinctive illustrations, Seymour is a career-spanning volume, sure to be an indispensable addition to the libraries of illustration buffs, pop-culture aficionados, and Chwast's die-hard fans...read more
By Chwast Seymour (other contributor), Steven Heller (illustrator) and Paula Scher (contributor)

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9780811865463 | 1 edition (Chronicle Books Llc, May 13, 2009), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A revolutionary of visual culture, Seymour Chwast is one of the most influential illustrators of the last half century.

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Product Description: Bibliographic: 100 Classic Graphic Design Books is a unique compilation of the best design books of the last 100 years. It covers a huge range of material—historic titles from pioneering type foundries to the best of recent monographs from todays leading studios—and provides an essential insight into the evolution of graphic design in the twentieth century...read more
By Jason Godfrey and Steven Heller (foreword by)

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9781856695923 | Laurence King Pub, August 26, 2009, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Bibliographic: 100 Classic Graphic Design Books is a unique compilation of the best design books of the last 100 years.

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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.

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

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Product Description: Kevin O’Callaghan is a design wizard and Monumental is his manifesto, featuring hundreds of beautiful and useful design objects made out of obsolete, useless, cast-off technology. Since 1985, O’Callaghan has taught a now-legendary 3-D design class at New York’s School of Visual Arts, where students solder, rivet, and weld the flotsam of mass-produced consumer culture into new, different, and, most importantly, functional objects...read more
By Steven Heller (foreword by) and Deborah Hussey

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9780810989535 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 1, 2010, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Kevin O’Callaghan is a design wizard and Monumental is his manifesto, featuring hundreds of beautiful and useful design objects made out of obsolete, useless, cast-off technology.

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Product Description: We are constantly surrounded by design—in advertisements, in books and magazines, on the Internet, on television—and each graphic element we see was carefully constructed through a designer’s very personal process. Yet only the finished article is presented...read more

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9781580932974 | Monacelli Pr, October 26, 2010, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: We are constantly surrounded by design—in advertisements, in books and magazines, on the Internet, on television—and each graphic element we see was carefully constructed through a designer’s very personal process.

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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.

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Product Description: An illustrated history of propaganda art and design from Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, the USSR, and Communist China.

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9780714848464 | Phaidon Inc Ltd, July 2, 2008, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: It was just over 60 years ago that Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, two of the world's most powerfully imposing leaders, died and their regimes crumbled.

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9780714861098, titled "Iron Fists: Branding the 20th Century Totalitarian State" | Reprint edition (Phaidon Inc Ltd, April 20, 2011), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: An illustrated history of propaganda art and design from Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, the USSR, and Communist China.

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Product Description: The man who launched the Golden Age of album cover design "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...read more
By Steven Heller (introduced by) and Kevin Reagan

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9783836527712 | Taschen America Llc, April 1, 2011, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: The man who launched the Golden Age of album cover design "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.
9783836501927 | Box slp sg edition (Taschen America Llc, September 1, 2009), cover price $1000.00 | About this edition: No.

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Product Description: À la carte   Appetite for art: over one hundred years of menu graphics   Until restaurants became commonplace in the late 1800s, printed menus for meals were rare commodities reserved for special occasions...read more

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9783836526623 | Taschen America Llc, August 15, 2011, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: À la carte   Appetite for art: over one hundred years of menu graphics   Until restaurants became commonplace in the late 1800s, printed menus for meals were rare commodities reserved for special occasions.

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Product Description: Design School is a richly illustrated, unprecedented anthology of over 50 of the most challenging class projects from design schools around the world. The projects range from basic typography to social responsibility. From printed matter to environmental extravaganzas, students are challenged to push the limits of form and content...read more

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9781592537594 | Reprint edition (Rockport Pub, October 1, 2011), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Design School is a richly illustrated, unprecedented anthology of over 50 of the most challenging class projects from design schools around the world.

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Product Description: Soy Cuba presents a selection of the finest film posters produced in Cuba from the 1950s until the early 1970s. Famous around the world for their brash originality and bright, clear graphic sensibility, Cuban cinema posters of the Revolutionary era are held in as high esteem as the moodier and more abstract Polish film posters of the same era...read more

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9786077663188 | Bilingual edition (Trilce Ediciones, October 31, 2011), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Soy Cuba presents a selection of the finest film posters produced in Cuba from the 1950s until the early 1970s.

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Product Description: * Typography the design of letters is at the heart of visual communication and graphic design. No design is successful without successful typography.* An artful craft since the days of moveable type, today's digital designers have an unimaginable array of possibilities when it comes to choosing typefaces...read more
By Steven Heller (editor) and Lita Talarico (editor)

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9781616890377 | Princeton Architectural Pr, September 28, 2011, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Typography is an obsession for most designers.

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9781616890421 | Princeton Architectural Pr, December 28, 2011, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: * Typography the design of letters is at the heart of visual communication and graphic design.

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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: New in the "100 Ideas that Changed..." series, this book demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined graphic design, and how those ideas have manifested themselves in objects of design. The 100 entries, arranged broadly in chronological order, range from technical (overprinting, rub-on designs, split fountain); to stylistic (swashes on caps, loud typography, and white space); to objects (dust jackets, design handbooks); and methods (paper cut-outs, pixelation)...read more

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9781856697941 | Laurence King Pub, April 18, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: New in the "100 Ideas that Changed.

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