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Louise Sandhaus: Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots - California & Graphic Design 1936-1986

Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots

Left Coast Graphics: The first ever book to focus solely on the great outpouring of graphic design from California during the 20th century — From the great line-work of Alvin Lustig to the psychedelia of Haight-Ashbury. Edited and designed by graphic designer Louise Sandhaus, this raucous gathering of smart, offbeat, groundbreaking graphic design from the […]

Raw Data - Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks by Steven Heller and Rick Landers

Inspirational – Steven Heller and Rick Landers

Infographics en masse: With over 700 illustrations and 73 designer profiles, the newly released book ”Raw Data” is filled to the brim with design ideas on the process of information design. A book on sketchbooks and more: ”Raw Data” is in a large format to a great price. It showcases a rich spectrum of examples […]

Index Book: Spectrum - A Book Full of Colour

Ready, Steady – Colour!

A great compilation of colourful projects.  Use “Spectrum” together with the sibling book, “Geometry Makes Me Happy”, and you will have a perfect tool when inspiration runs dry. > MORE Index Book:  Spectrum – A Book Full of Colour Author:    Index Book ISBN:    9788415308485 Publisher:    Index Book Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    192 Illustrations:   […]

30 Years of Swiss Typographic Discourse in the Typografische Monatsblätter

Swiss Typography

Emil Ruder, Wolfgang Weingart, Jost Hochuli.  The legendary journal Typograpfishe Monatsblätter (TM) reads like the history of Swiss graphic design.  This new compilation takes us through the pivotal years from 1960 to 1990.  > MORE 30 Years of Swiss Typographic Discourse in the Typografische Monatsblätter TM RSI SGM 1960 – 90 Editors:    ECAL, Roland Früh, […]

Jeremy Leslie The Modern Magazine - Visual Journalism in the Digital Age

Editorial Creativity – Jeremy Leslie

Carl’s Cars, Fantastic Man, Apartamento, Wired, Letter to Jane, Ein Magazin über Orte, 032c … are just some of the names of magazines that have pushed the boundaries of the medium. > MORE Jeremy Leslie The Modern Magazine – Visual Journalism in the Digital Age  Author:    Jeremy Leslie ISBN:    9781780672984 Publisher:    Laurence King Publishing Publ. […]

So1o 2uo 3rio Small Studios - Great Impact

So1o 2uo 3rio – Staying Small

“So1o 2uo 3rio” takes a good look at small-scale design units creating big-scale stuff. The book argues for the power of commitment that comes from small outfits. Learn more from 30 award winning studios and hear why they want to stay small. > MORE So1o 2uo 3rio – Small Studios – Great Impact Editor:    Victionary […]

Scratching the Surface by Adrian Shaughnessy

Improve Your Skills – Read!

The sharpest of 18 years of design writing. British graphic designer and writer Adrian Shaughnessy’s collection of articles and essays was just published by Unit Editions. It’s a summer read. The book’s introduction opens with an unnerving question: ‘Why would anyone want to read about graphic design?’ But he knows, the interest in reading about […]