Esquire. Ford Motors. The Obama Administration. Burton Snowboards. While all of these brands are vastly different, they share at least one thing in common: Aaron Draplin. The man behind developing the..
Part inspiration and part workbook, the images of hand-drawn type will inspire and excite any designer to draw and explore type. Drawing Type features real-world projects and sketchbooks of well-known..
'Craft' is no longer a trend; it is now an enshrined aspect of modern life. This sequel to Olivier Dupon's bestselling The New Artisans, the book that began it all showcases 60 new makers whose creati..
The Essential Principles of Graphic Design is a one-stop resource for students and beginners-a primer on the rich variety of opportunities available to designers working today, and an entertaining fou..
Successful exhibition design is more than the presentation of products, objects and ideas, going beyond the mere conveyance of information related to them. A functioning concept must contribute to a d..
Learn what type can say about a brand or product Expressive Type showcases the work of major international designers working with typography in branding and advertising, environment, packaging and pro..
It was a journey that took Rebecca Kain, co-founder of the highly successful New Zealand chain of homeware and gift boutiques Redcurrent, back in time to the lives of her grandmothers, their homes and..
3,000 years of fashion history in one stylish visual guide "Fashion" is the definitive guide to the evolution of costume and style. Tracing 3,000 years from the early draped fabrics of ancient times t..
For aspiring designers, font nerds, or anyone who has ever Googled "what font does Apple use?" this is a journal that explores the art of typography. Inside, you'll find these pages peppered with fact..
This rich, oversized resource is a treasure trove of ideas for incorporating traditional designs and timeless antique embellishments into a modern home. While modern design often neglects cultural and..
Few sights can reawaken memories of happy holidays of yesteryear as vividly as the superb railway posters that were so much a part of the great age of mass rail travel. Between the 1930s and 1950s - r..
Consider this simple conundrum: is it possible to be a bad good designer or a good bad designer for that matter? If the answer is yes then which is preferable and what does this reveal about the relat..
At some point in our lives, almost all of us will produce a piece of graphic design. It might be a birthday card for a relative or a poster for a neighbourhood event. Online tutorials are packed full ..
This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good design. Broken into sections covering the fundamental elements of design, key works by acclaimed designers serve to illustrate technical..
This sixth edition of Graphic Design School has been refreshed and updated throughout, and features two new articles, one on User Experience Design (UX) and User Interface Design (UI), and one on Moti..
This fifth edition of Graphic Design School has been enlarged to include information on digital imaging techniques, motion graphics and designing for the web and small-screen applications. The book is..
Featuring 75 of the world's most influential designers, this book presents the story of graphic design through the fascinating personal stories and significant works that have shaped the field. Arrang..
What is a true 1950s look, as opposed to a 1930s or 1940s look? This book aims to address that question by thoroughly surveying the development of graphic design over the course of the 20th century. T..
For a quarter century, House Industries has carved out an unlikely niche in the design world by cultivating a diverse body of work-from fonts and fashion to ceramics and space technology. House Indust..
Designing a final degree collection is a fashion students first chance to approach the reality of the industry. This handbook provides a step-by-step guide to creating this collection, with each chapt..
We are all type consumers and interact with type in our everyday lives. Typefaces in all shapes and sizes evoke an emotional response and trigger associated memories before we've even read the words. ..
A straight-to-the-point everything-you-need-to-know guide to the world of professional illustration for aspiring artists and recent art-school graduates not only the technical essentials (the differen..
This comprehensive survey of textiles from every region of the Indian subcontinent runs the gamut of commercial, tribal and folk textiles. The authors first place them in cultural context by examining..
Form meets function The industrial designs that shape our lives If you take even the slightest interest in the design of your toothbrush, the history behind your washing machine, or the evolution of t..
Type designers are fanatical; living, breathing and eating type as they strive to create fonts capable of withstanding the test of time. This new book aims to be the definitive resource for aspiring t..
We watch television for hours at a time, but the television set is never itself the object of our attention. We forget the tv is in our room as we engage with images from afar. How do we account for s..
"Just Design" presents 150 inspiring design projects organised into 6 sections exploring the different ways design can serve the greater good from supporting existing causes, to seeking out hidden pro..
New, practical paperback edition of the landmark design manifesto from the UK's favourite design guru. In this inspirational yet also practical paperback Kevin explores all areas of domestic living, ..
Artists have long explored the nuances of limited color palettes in their work. Recognizing the power of simplicity in conveying a succinct message without too much noise or artifice instantly changes..
Why is Helvetica used for airport signs - and who designed Arial? What exactly is hand lettering? Which fonts tend to work best for emails and what font is used on New York street signs? Let's Talk Ty..
The anatomy of letters. Everything you could ever want to know about printing letters and numbers. Looking back as far as man's first efforts to communicate with visual signs and drawings, Letter Foun..
This heritage brand with its foot firmly in the future is known for its eclectic, avant-garde design and unmistakeable Art Fabrics. The book showcases not only its historic beginnings, from Arthur Lib..
La belle vie. The textures and tones of dreamy Provence. Nestled in the south of France, bordering the Mediterranean sea, is a magical region of the world renowned for its lavender fields, fine cuisin..
Logotype mini is the definitive modern collection of logotypes, monograms and other text-based corporate marks. Featuring more than 1,300 international typographic identities, by around 250 design stu..
Lee Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) is widely recognized as one of the leading fashion designers of his time, whose work combined esthetic vision, emotional power, and extraordinary craft. He was especi..
Effective layout is essential to communication and enables the end user to not only be drawn in with an innovative design, but to digest information easily. Making and Breaking the Grid is a comprehen..
A born and bred New Yorker, Medine's fashion epiphany occurred while mourning multiple broken relationships in the dressing room of Topshop. As she slipped into drop-crotch shorts and a boxed sequin b..
There is absolutely no precedent for this book, the only encyclopaedic guide to manufacturing processes that explores established, new, emerging and innovative production techniques that have, or will..
The book looks inside great graphic designers and mapmakers' notebooks such as Nicolas Felton, Joost Grootens, Paula Scher, Akkurat Studio and many others, showing how reality become maps and maps a l..
The rooms we live in are always more than just four walls. As we decorate these spaces and fill them with objects and friends, they shape our lives and become the backdrop to our sense of self. One da..
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..
The mid-twentieth 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 exclusiv..
Min explores the current rebirth of simplicity in graphic design. As creatives enter into a new phase of minimalism, taking contemporary design in fresh and exciting directions, they also wave goodbye..
Designers from Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Iceland have long pursued the shared goal of social equality through design, believing that well- designed everyday goods not only enhance daily lif..
This book captures the new mood a return to a preference for the unique and the handmade. Design expert and acclaimed blogger Olivier Dupon has sourced the cream of the contemporary design world from ..
A fresh, modern take on wedding design perfect for today's bride. Paige Appel and Kelly Harris started designing weddings in 2009, and their work immediately resonated with young brides and grooms: we..