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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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100 Ideas that Changed Graphic Design

This accessible book demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined graphic design. Lavishly illustrated, it is both a great source of inspiration and a provocative record of some of the best examples ..

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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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Christopher Dresser Textiles

Dr Christopher Dresser is best remembered for his pioneering advances in design and associated technology. In the new industrial world of the nineteenth century, Dresser was the first designer to unde..

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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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English Arts & Crafts Furniture: Projects & Techniques for the Modern Maker

"Arts & Crafts" has come to be a name for a style of decorative arts, but just try to pin it down. It's a huge challenge, because it encompasses such a broad variety of work. Early pieces, such as som..

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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 Design School:  Foundation Course for Graphic Designers Working in Print, Moving Image and Digital Media

Graphic Design School is organized into two main sections, 'principles' and 'practice'. The first section deals with the fundamentals of design, such as composition, hierarchy, layout, typography, gri..

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Graphic Design Sourcebook

A stunning and thought provoking round-up of today's most interesting visual communication projects, Graphic Design Sourcebook surveys the work of one hundred of the world's most exciting and groundbr..

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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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How to Do Great Work Without Being an Asshole

It's long been an accepted, almost celebrated, fact of the creative industries that long hours, chaotic workflows and egotistical colleagues are just the price you pay to produce great work. In fact, ..

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I Wonder

Marian Bantjes's highly ornamental, craftsman-like word-pictures have earned her professional acclaim and a cult following around the world. There is, however, another side to Bantjes's visual work: h..

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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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India Hicks: A Slice of England: The Story of Four Houses

A follow-up to India Hicks's New York Times bestselling book, India Hicks: Island Style, India Hicks: A Slice of England is the designer's exploration of her British heritage and how she has expressed..

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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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Letterforms: Typeface Design from Past to Future

Designer, author, educator Timothy Samara is a world authority on type and graphic design. His 2004 book, Typography Workbook has become an essential reference text for design classrooms and industry ..

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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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Logo Design Idea Book, The

Arrows, swashes, swooshes, globes, sunbursts and parallel, vertical and horizontal lines, words, letters, shapes and pictures. Logos are the most ubiquitous and essential of all graphic design devices..

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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 Graphic Design

In this book, design writer Theo Inglis takes an in-depth look at the distinctive design aesthetic that captured the post-war zeitgeist of energy and progress. Focusing on the innovative graphi..

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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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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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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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Quiet Pattern

Home should be a retreat, a place for our minds to slow down and unwind, a place that feels safe and free of the stresses and insecurities of the outside world. Many people fear pattern and strong col..

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Radical Matter: Rethinking Materials for a Sustainable Future

Radical Matter: Rethinking Materials for a Sustainable Future presents the eight `Big Ideas' that will shape and inform the choices of materials, design methods and manufacturing processes made by des..

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Simply Spaced: Clear the Clutter and Style Your Life

Simply Spaced is your step-by-step guide for clearing your space and mind. Broken down into 12 monthly projects, this accessible guide offers inspiring tips on common clutter culprits, things to let g..

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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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Think like a Designer, Don't Act Like One

Think Like A Designer, Don't Act Like One gives you 75 inspiring, educational and sometimes hilarious insights in the adventurous minds of the designer. The insights give every professional tools ..

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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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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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