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Patterns: Inside the Design Library

An insider's guide to the world's largest archive of patterns and textiles, the source of inspiration for the globe's top designers Every season, designers from fashion, home furnishings, textiles, gr..

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People of Print: Innovative, Independent Design & Illustration

Here is a an overview of the exceptional work produced and championed by over fifty of the leading illustrators, printmakers and designers from the sphere of independent, print-based design. People of..

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Perfect Imperfect: The Beauty of Accident, Age & Patina

Perfect Imperfect takes as its founding principle the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi, advocating the beauty to be found in imperfection, impermanence and the authentic. Importantly, this is done withou..

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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 Universal Methods of Design: 100 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas, and Design Effective Solutions

This handy, pocket-version of the Universal Methods of Design provides the same thorough and critical presentation of 100 research methods, synthesis/analysis techniques, and research deliverables for..

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Pocket Universal Principles of Design: 150 Essential Tools for Architects, Artists, Designers, Developers, Engineers, Inventors, and Managers

Whether a website, marketing campaign, museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of ..

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Postmodern Design Complete


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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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Printmaker's Art

The print collections of the National Galleries of Scotland reveal a diverse and dazzling variety of different techniques and approaches to printmaking. From exquisite copperplate engravings by the ol..

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Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ

The first-ever illustrated history of the iconic designs, symbols, and graphic art representing more than 5 decades of LGBTQ pride and activism--from the evolution of Gilbert Baker's rainbow flag to t..

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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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Risomania: The New Spirit of Printing

Graphic artists and designers from around the world have now rediscovered the risograph for themselves - along with other machines for similar almost forgotten techniques such as mimeography -and spar..

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Secret Life of the Pencil: Great Creatives and their Pencils

Since software programs have come to dominate offices and studios, the pencil has become a symbol for creative freedom. In other words, the work you do on the computer is what you do for work, to pay ..

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Secret Of Scent : Adventures In Perfume & The Science Of Smell
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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Smile in the Mind: Witty Thinking in Graphic Design

Forty years of "witty thinking" from over 500 designers, including hundreds of visual examples and interviews with the world's top practitioners First published in 1996, A Smile in the Mind rapidly be..

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So Far

David Trubridge is New Zealand's only internationally recognized furniture designer. From his studio and manufacturing facility in Hawkes Bay, Trubridge has developed a serious following world-wide fo..

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Story of Design, The

This is a beautifully illustrated and accessibly written history of the development and evolution of design. A fascinating multi-stranded account that is truly comprehensive in its scope, it introduce..

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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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Story of the Bauhaus, The

Now 100 years old, the Bauhaus still looks just as fresh today as it did when it began. It was a place to experiment and embrace a new creative freedom. Thanks to this philosophy, the Bauhaus still sh..

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Strategic Design: Eight Essential Practices Every Strategic Designer Must Master

Design professionals are no longer just executors of new product/service design briefs but are increasingly involved in the crafting of these briefs and in the strategic decisions leading to these bri..

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Symbol: The Reference Guide to Abstract & Figurative Trademarks

Symbols play an integral role in branding programs. This book explores the visual language of symbols according to their most basic element: form. Over 1,300 symbols from all over the world are here c..

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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 In Icons: Designing and Creating Effective Visual Symbols
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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Thinking with Type : A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students

Our all time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page ..

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Tiny Pantone Objects

Tiny PANTONE Objects is the perfect exploration of PANTONE colours in the everyday world. Inspired by the Tiny PMS Match Tumblr, Inka Mathew has spent years collecting miniature objects that perfectly..

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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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Type Tells Tales

Type Tells Tales focuses on typography that is integral to the message or story it is expressing. This is type that speaks - that is literally the voice of the narrator. And the narrator is the typogr..

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Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology

The first typewriter artist to find fame was Flora F. F. Stacey, with her butterfly drawing of 1898; but since the very beginning of the typewriter's existence, artists, designers, poets and writers h..

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Typographic Style Handbook

An elegant handbook in typography, for the professional and amateur text designer.Typographic Style Handbook is an indispensable new manual for anyone working with text - books, journals, company repo..

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Typography Idea Book

This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good typographic design. Broken into sections covering the fundamentals of typography, the book features inspiring works by acclaimed typogra..

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Uncovered: Revolutionary Magazine Covers - The inside stories told by the people who made them

Uncovered is an oral history of the stories behind the most ground-breaking and controversial magazine covers ever published, as told by the people who created them. Compiled by industry veteran..

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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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Visual Communication: From Theory to Practice

The title incorporates contextual essays that explore how cultural theory can be applied to the real-world practice of graphic design, and are discussed by designers such as Neville Brody, Michael Bie..

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Visual History of Type


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What I've Learned: 28 Creatives Share Career-defining Insights
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 is Graphic Design?

What is Graphic Design? explores the issues that have shaped design today and looks at how graphic design has evolved over time, from the development of printing to the present day. The second chapter..

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What is Typography

What is Typography? is a compact guide to the discipline that lies at the epicentre of design and communication. With three sections exploring issues, anatomy, and an analysis of an eclectic group of ..

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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 they didn't teach you in design school: What you actually need to know to make a success in the industry

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

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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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William Morris Decor & Design (Mini)

William Morris - one of the most influential designers of the 19th century and an important figure in the Arts and Crafts movement - revisited in this inspirational interior design guide. Rich natural..

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Women in Design

From architects and product designers to textile artists and digital innovators, Women Design profiles 27 of the most influential female designers from the twentieth century to the present day, showca..

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