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Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything

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..

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Drawing Type: An Introduction to Illustrating Letterforms

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..

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Encore!: New Artisans 2 Handmade Designs for Contemporary Living

'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..

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Exhibition Design

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..

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Faded Glamour: Nostalgia Revisited

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..

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Fashion : The Definitive History of Costume & Style

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..

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Font of Knowledge: A Journal

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..

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French Flair: Modern Vintage Interiors

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..

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Golden Age of Railway Posters

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..

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GOOD: an Introduction to Ethics in Graphic Design

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..

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Graphic Design for Art, Fashion, Film, Architecture, Photography, Product Design and Everything in Between

This guide explores ways in which graphic designers can successfully collaborate with other creative professionals and sectors, whether it be a more sophisticated logo for a product, a better-designed..

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Graphic Design Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters

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..

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

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..

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

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..

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Graphic Design Visionaries

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..

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Greetings from Retro Design: Vintage Graphics Decade by Decade

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..

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House Industries The Process Is The Inspiration

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..

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How to Create Your Final Collection:  Fashion Student's Handbook

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..

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How to Draw Type and Influence People: An Activity Book

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. ..

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Illustration That Works: Professional Techniques for Artistic and Commercial Success

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..

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Industrial Design A-Z

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..

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It's My Type

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..

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Joy of Sets: A Short History of the Television

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..

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Just Design: Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes

"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..

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Kevin McCloud's Principles of Home : Making a Place to Live

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, ..

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Less Is More: Limited Color Graphics in Design

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..

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Let's Talk Type: An Essential Lexicon of Type Terms

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..

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Letter Fountain

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..

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Lettering: Tips for Creation


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Liberty: British Colour Pattern

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..

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Living in Provence

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..

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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..

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Love Looks Not with the Eyes : Thirteen Years with Lee Alexander McQueen

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..

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Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop

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..

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Man Repeller: Seeking Love. Finding Overalls.

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..

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Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals

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..

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Maps, Mind and Infographics

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..

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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-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..

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Min: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design

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..

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Model's Handbook : How to Have a Successful Modelling Career

So, you want to be a model? The Model's Handbook covers everything you need to know about getting into the industry in Australia and carving out a successful career. With inside information from model..

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Modern Scandinavian Design

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..

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Natural Home: Creative Interiors Inspired by the Beauty of the Natural World
New Artisans: Handmade Designs for Contemporary Living

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 ..

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New York in Fifty Design Icons

In this new series, the Design Museum looks at the fifty design icons of major cities around the world - icons that, when viewed together, inherently sum up the spirit of their city. Covering anythi..

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New-fashioned Wedding

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..

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Non-Designer's Design Book

For nearly 20 years, designers and non-designers alike have been introduced to the fundamental principles of great design by author Robin Williams. Through her straightforward and light-hearted style,..

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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 book ..

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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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