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100 Ideas that Changed Design

This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped industrial and product design. Written by two experts on modern design, it provides both a concise history of the subject, an..

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Bio Design: Nature * Science * Creativity

Bioluminescent algae, symbiotic aquariums, self-healing concrete, clavicle wind instruments and structures made from living trees - biology applied outside the lab has never been so intriguing, or s..

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Black and White Graphics: Maximum Creativity Within a Minimal Budget

Both inspirational and practical, Black and White Graphics showcases the appealing impact of using monochrome color schemes in the field of graphic design, and it presents an international collection ..

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BRANDLife Restaurants & Bars: Integrated brand systems in graphics and space

Food and beverage hold the power to unite people across ages, cultures, and identities. The simple act of enjoying meals or drinks together, even with strangers, can form the basis for some of life'..

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Design Book, The

From the paper clip to the Eames Lounge Chair, the hundreds of everyday objects included in THE DESIGN BOOK span the last five centuries and shape our society in indelible ways. This extraordinary col..

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Design Elements, 3rd edition: Understanding the rules and knowing when to break them - Revised and Updated

A new and updated 3rd Edition of the best-selling Design Elements, a visually rich and accessible handbook that presents the fundamentals of design in lists, tips, brief text, and examples. With new i..

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Designer's Dictionary of Type, The

The Designer's Dictionary of Type follows in the footsteps of The Designer's Dictionary of Color, providing a vivid and highly accessible look at an even more important graphic design ingredient: typo..

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Eye, The

They're often behind the scenes, letting their work take center stage. But now Nathan Williams, founder and editor in chief of Kinfolk magazine and author of The Kinfolk Table, The Kinfolk Home, and T..

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Food Futures: Experimental Food Design

AUSTRALIAN AUTHORS This compilation of food design projects illustrates the possibilities new technologies provide to designers and the ways society perceives food. Food Futures is a compilation of ..

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Graphic Design For Everyone: Understand the Building Blocks so You can Do It Yourself

Trying to give your blog extra visual impact? Need a new look for a personal, business, or community project? With this beginner's guide to graphic design, you'll be able to do this and much more! ..

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Graphic Design Play Book

An entertaining and highly original introduction to graphic design, this beautifully designed book uses puzzles and visual challenges to demonstrate how typography, signage, posters and branding work...

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Graphic Style: From Victorian to Hipster

This visual survey of graphic design styles through the ages is an essential resource for designers, art and design students, and art lovers. With more than 700 illustrations, it is the only wide-rang..

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Great Designs: The World's Best Design Explored and Explained

A lavishly illustrated guide to the history of design, this book showcases more than 100 of the most groundbreaking and important design classics ever created - from the 1860s to the present. Dis..

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Great Info, The: Attractive and Effective Infographic Design

As an important type of graphic design, infographic is a highly condensed, yet versatile, way to transmit information. The book has included infographic designs for different fields, in different crea..

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Iconic Designs: 50 Stories about 50 Things

Iconic Designs is a beautifully designed and illustrated guide to fifty classic 'things' - designs that we find in the city, in our homes and offices, on page and screen, and in our everyday lives. In..

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Interactive Design For Screen

The result of extensive research centred on the latest designs optimised for the screens of mobile devices, the Power of Touch looks at over a hundred projects that showcase the functionality and acce..

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Kristian Fredrikson: Designer

Multi-discipline designer Kristian Fredrikson was an extraordinary influence in Australian Dance, Opera and Drama. His collaborations with Graeme Murphy saw scenes of unleashed imagination, breat..

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Living with Color: Inspiration and How-Tos to Brighten Up Your Home

In her first book, Living with Pattern, textile designer Rebecca Atwood demystified how to conceptualize and feature pattern in your home designs. Now in Living with Color, Atwood delivers another def..

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Made in Japan: Awe-inspiring graphics from Japan Today

When a product is labelled as "Made in Japan", it is often a promise of quality, and the consistent clarity, order and precision of Japanese designs definitely ensures that the reputation is not exa..

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Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear 5E

Since the first edition was published in 1980, Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear has become established as the standard work on this subject and has proved invaluable as both a textbook for students..

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Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design

The mid-20th century was one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design. Drawing on the inventive style of the era, this range of gift products features exclusive i..

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Minimal Film: The Universe of Cinema Reinterpreted Graphically

Minimal Film is a book on film narrated through the visual magic of graphic design or a graphic design book told through the evocative magic of cinema. The goal of Minimal Film lies in repre..

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Oh Sh*t... What Now?

So you've graduated. What now? Where do you live? Can you afford to live? How can you make money doing design? How do you get a job? Who do you want to work for and are you good enough? This boo..

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On Jewellery: A Compendium of International Contemporary Art Jewellery

On Jewellery explores different themes, such as Conceptual Jewellery, Jewellery and Photography, Borderline Jewellery and the Language of Jewellery. It deals with assumptions, definitions, prejudices ..

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Optical Illusions in Graphic Design

The book features mind-blowing examples of optical illusions used in graphic design and architecture. The projects shown in this book create extraordinary effects that make us doubt and fall for the..

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Palette Mini Series 01: Black & White

The best-selling PALETTE colour-themed series remains one of the most successful and sought-after references for designers around the world. Its first four editions - Black & White (Vol. 1), Multicolo..

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Palette Mini Series 02: Multicolour

The best-selling PALETTE colour-themed series remains one of the most successful and sought-after references for designers around the world. Its first four editions - Black & White (Vol. 1), Multicolo..

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Palette Mini Series 03: Gold & Silver

The best-selling PALETTE colour-themed series remains one of the most successful and sought-after references for designers around the world. Its first four editions - Black & White (Vol. 1), Multicolo..

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Perspectives on Contemporary Printmaking: Critical Writing Since 1986

This anthology, the first of its kind, presents thirty-two texts on contemporary prints and printmaking written from the mid-1980s to the present by authors from across the world. The texts range from..

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Pocket Complete Color Harmony: 1,500-Plus Color Palettes for Designers, Artists, Architects, Makers, and Educators, The

This pocket-size version of The Complete Color Harmony features the colour explorations, insights, and palettes included in the original version in a handy, take-along size. It's the one colour refere..

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Principles for Good Layout Design

A successful layout will captivate the target audience immediately in commercial design. What are the principles then behind successful design that attracts consumers? You will find answers in this bo..

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Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR

This otherworldly collection of Soviet space-race graphics takes readers on a cosmic adventure through Cold War-era Russia. Created against a backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty, the extraordinary im..

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Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colours

This simply structured and highly original book analyses the palettes that have been used by designers in the creation of furnishing fabrics and wallpapers from the 15th century to the present. The co..

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Story of Scottish Design

Published to coincide with the opening of the V&A Museum of Design, Dundee, this is the first major survey of Scottish design history from 1500 to present day. This inspiring and hugely varied volume ..

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Symbols In Graphic Design

Modern-day cryptic symbols and mysterious codes are no longer just the tools of secret societies and spies; skilled graphic designers use them constantly, creating new visual languages for branding, l..

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Textile Reader


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Things Come Apart 2.0: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living

In Things Come Apart, fifty design classics - arranged by size and intricacy - are beautifully displayed, piece by piece, exploding in midair and dissected in real-time, frame-by-frame video stills. W..

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Thinking through Craft

Co-published in Association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London This book is a timely and engaging introduction to the way that artists working in all media think about craft. Workmanship..

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Thoughtful Dresser


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Tony Williams Goldsmith


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Type Directory

The most comprehensive, practical, and beautiful directory of type, organized by type category - Serif, Sans Serif, Display, and Script - and covering all styles throughout history. Type Direct..

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Universal Methods of Design Expanded and Revised: 125 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas, and Design Effective Solutions

This expanded and revised version of the best-selling Universal Methods of Design is a comprehensive reference that provides a thorough and critical presentation of 125 research methods, synthesis/ana..

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User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design are Changing the Way We Live, Work & Play

USER FRIENDLY is a must-read for anyone who loves well-designed products-and for the innovators aspiring to make them. It seems like magic when some new gadget seems to know what we want before w..

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Virgin by Design

Virgin by Design is the official publication volume celebrating 50 years of daring innovation and creativity at Virgin, presenting the stories, the people and the work that went into the building and ..

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Web and Digital for Graphic Designers

Creative web design requires knowledge from across the design and technical realms, and it can seem like a daunting task working out where to get started. In this book the authors take you throug..

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What Images Really Tell Us: Visual Rhetoric in Graphic Design, Art and Advertising

This book is an account of how to use the images to deliver the intended meaning. How do images hold and convey meaning? How do we understand them? What are they trying to say? How do they persuade ..

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What They Didn't Teach You in Design School: An essential tool for your first year in the real world

With record numbers of design and advertising students graduating into the job market each year, it makes more sense now than ever to be fully armed to succeed. This book helps new designers make the ..

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What's Your Type: The Type Dating Game

This unique card game lets you test how type savvy you are! For everyone who wants to get to know fonts a little better, what better way than to go on a date? Struggling to decide between Arial ..

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