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by Editors of Phaidon

Author: Editors of Phaidon
Subcategory: Graphic Design
Language: English
Publisher: Phaidon Press; Box Pck edition (September 17, 2012)
Pages: 1000 pages
Category: Photo and Art
Rating: 4.7
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The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design is the commercial art cannon embodied: 500 topic sheets on everything from a 700-year-old Buddhist text to the album art of Beck's "The Information. T: The New York Times Style Magazine. A radical departure from traditional bookmaking, pays tribute to the power of design both through its contents and, well, its design. Steve Heller for The Atlantic. Hardcover: 1000 pages.

Five hundred graphic designs created since the advent of mechanical reproduction, are showcased in this archive – from . Tap into the fetish of the letterset with The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design a typographic box of delights.

Five hundred graphic designs created since the advent of mechanical reproduction, are showcased in this archive – from the Gutenberg Bible and Nuremberg Chronicles of the fifteenth century, to the cutting edge magazines, posters and ephemera of today. It is the authoritative selection of newspapers, magazines, advertisements, typefaces, logos, corporate design, record and CD covers and moving graphics from around the world, which have created a benchmark for excellence and innovation.

Developed by the Phaidon Press (Phaidon. We are just really excited to surround ourselves with notable design legacy

Developed by the Phaidon Press (Phaidon. com), this book-in-a-box consist of a compilation of dazzling antiquity; centuries of the best graphic design classics originating from as far as the 15th-century. Academics, historians, writers, and designers have worked hard for this and we are spoiled with 500 iconic graphic designs in the boxed cards. We are just really excited to surround ourselves with notable design legacy. In addition to being such a priceless addition to our library, the archive allows us to enjoy an astonishing time-capsule of graphic designs along with their cultural context that gives them life.

Jan 16, 2013 Mike Schwartz rated it it was amazing. Six decades of seminal graphic design collected in a unique carrying case full of 500 plates covering newspapers, magazines, posters, advertisements, typefaces, logos, corporate design, record covers, and animation, all analyzed in their historical and sociocultural context. Endlessly fascinating, a gorgeous artifact that I will return to again and again.

publisher Phaidon has announced its latest comprehensive publication titled, The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design.

Tapping its more than plentiful archives for content and historic visuals as well as an amalgam of various other designs, British publisher Phaidon has announced its latest comprehensive publication titled, The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design.

Derived from the acclaimed Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design, this fascinating compendium celebrates the long, rich history of graphic design, from the first sample of movable type and the Nuremberg Chronicle of the fifteenth century to the cutting-edge magazines, posters, and ephemera of today. Compiled and written by a global team of experts, this book is international in its scope and appeal.

The field of graphic design, as we know it today, has its roots in two developments: the invention of the printing press in the fifteenth century and the Industrial Revolution of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, both of which contributed to the process of graphic reproduction. Today, trade, commerce, communications and culture continue to feed the need for graphic design, and technological developments - most notably the computer - are constantly broadening its possibilities. Of all the arts, graphic design comes closest to our contemporary daily life, as we interact with graphic design on an almost continuous basis. Five hundred graphic designs created since the advent of mechanical reproduction, are showcased in this archive - from the Gutenberg Bible and Nuremberg Chronicles of the fifteenth century, to the cutting edge magazines, posters and ephemera of today. It is the authoritative selection of newspapers, magazines, advertisements, typefaces, logos, corporate design, record and CD covers and moving graphics from around the world, which have created a benchmark for excellence and innovation. Compiled and researched by experts, and illustrated with up to six images per entry, including rarely seen historical and contextual material, The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design is the ultimate reference guide for the design professional and enthusiast alike.