Design (Art / Graphics) (43)

History of Information Graphics

ISBN: 9783836567671

Author: Sandra Rendgen    Publisher: Taschen

In the age of big data and digital distribution, when news travel ever further and faster and media outlets compete for a fleeting slice of online attention, in...


In the age of big data and digital distribution, when news travel ever further and faster and media outlets compete for a fleeting slice of online attention, information graphics have swept center stage. At once nuanced and neat, they distill abstract ideas, complex statistics, and cutting-edge discoveries into succinct, compelling, and masterful designs. Cartographers, programmers, statisticians, designers, scientists, and journalists have developed a new field of expertise in visualizing knowledge. This XL-sized compendium explores the history of data graphics from the Middle Ages right through to the digital era. Curated by Sandra Rendgen, some 400 milestones span astronomy, cartography, zoology, technology, and beyond. Across medieval manuscripts and parchment rolls, elaborate maps, splendid popular atlasses, and early computer-based information design, we systematically break down each work's historical context, including such highlights as Martin Waldseemuller's famous world map, the meticulous nature studies of Ernst Haeckel, and many unknown treasures. Hot on the heels of the best-selling Information Graphics and Understanding the World, this third volume fills the gap as an unprecedented reference book for data freaks, designers, historians, and anyone thirsty for knowledge. An enthralling exploration into the teachings, research, and lives of generations past.


Pages: 462


Dimensions: 246 x 372 mm


$180.00
Behind The Album

ISBN: 9783943330533

Publisher: Gingko Press

While the golden age of records may never be recreated, the importance of album art has never diminished. Capturing a musician's talent visually is an essential...


While the golden age of records may never be recreated, the importance of album art has never diminished. Capturing a musician's talent visually is an essential part of their branding success. Behind the Album features 18 designers and their process for creating covers, posters, lyric books, and all the packaging essentials for top musicians. Each designer discusses their sources of inspiration, their interaction with the musicians and producers, and how their own love of music influenced their art.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 190 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 20-06-2020


$100.00
DUE > 30th Oct 2020
High On Design

ISBN: 9783899558807

Publisher: Gestalten

Today, weed is en vogue and has evolved into a good-looking business. High on Design showcases the new brands, designs and creators behind this revolution. Whil...


Today, weed is en vogue and has evolved into a good-looking business. High on Design showcases the new brands, designs and creators behind this revolution. While cannabis is a recreational drug still strongly associated with Western subculture, it has recently become a huge industry. Over the past few years, consuming the herb and using its derivatives have become legal in several countries, and a wave of entrepreneurs has come through, looking to generate and bank on a new generation of consumers. Through insightful texts, High on Design reflects on the novel aesthetics, people, and trends of contemporary cannabis culture, and provides a wider view of the phenomenon. Addiction, crime, science, the marketing of weed as a booster of creativity and a medical aid, and the use of hemp in clothing are all considered.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 28-08-2020


$120.00
When We Were Young

ISBN: 9788417557195

Author: Eva Minguet    Publisher: Monsa

Whether adventure, comedy, action or fantasy, the films of the 80s (late 70s and early 90s included) are simply magical. It doesn’t matter if some have aged b...


Whether adventure, comedy, action or fantasy, the films of the 80s (late 70s and early 90s included) are simply magical. It doesn’t matter if some have aged better than others, films like The Goonies, Indiana Jones, Ghostbusters, Rocky, etc. were created not only for financial gain, but also with tremendous passion, conveying a mystique that is difficult to describe, and which only those who lived through that period can fully appreciate. When We Were Young does not include all of them (that would be impossible), but it does offer a carefully chosen and representative selection. And if you were terrified by the Gremlins, if you learned from Mr. Miyagi, if you cried when little Elliot said goodbye to E.T. or when Thelma & Louise started flying in their convertible, we invite you to embark on this nostalgic tour of superb illustrations and alternative posters by world-class artists, accompanied by curiosities and legendary quotes from the best movies of a wonderful era.


Pages: 112


Dimensions: 170 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 01-06-2020


$49.99
Symbols in Graphic Design

ISBN: 9789887757252

Publisher: Sendpoints

Modern-day cryptic symbols and mysterious codes are no longer just the tools of secret societies and spies; skilled graphic designers use them constantly, creat...


Modern-day cryptic symbols and mysterious codes are no longer just the tools of secret societies and spies; skilled graphic designers use them constantly, creating new visual languages for branding, logotypes, and company identities. Symbols in Graphic Design is your own illustrated codebook to these logos, glyphs, and other motifs. This exhaustive resource lays out basic symbols, their meanings, and their histories before delving into a collection of modern projects ranging from restaurant and clothing identities to personal brands, promotional materials, and even city branding projects.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 225


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 29-05-2020


$59.99
Visual Appetizer : Branding and Interior Design of Restuarants, Cafes and Bakeries

ISBN: 9789887928461

Publisher: Sendpoints

Good food could never be perfect without a savoury design. A successful visual design is already a great appetizer before you step in a dinning place. Graphic d...


Good food could never be perfect without a savoury design. A successful visual design is already a great appetizer before you step in a dinning place. Graphic designers could be legitimately acclaimed as chefs that make inedible delicacy.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 185 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 10-04-2020


$59.99
Back To The Essence ; Design Guidelines for Minimalist Graphics

ISBN: 9789887928416

Publisher: Sendpoints

A superb minimalist design opens up a big world beyond its simplicity. This book is an exciting array of graphic design works from around the world, including b...


A superb minimalist design opens up a big world beyond its simplicity. This book is an exciting array of graphic design works from around the world, including brand identity, packaging, poster, etc.Every designer has been invited to share their insights into minimalist design, including their aesthetic value and creative attitude, by means of project introduction and in-depth interview


Bind: paperback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 185 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 30-04-2020


$59.99
New Structural Packaging : Gold

ISBN: 9788417412494

Author: Josep Garrofe    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

Great package design has magic qualities. It grabs our attention with its genuine materials, shapes and colours and, even if we are sturdy enough to resist temp...


Great package design has magic qualities. It grabs our attention with its genuine materials, shapes and colours and, even if we are sturdy enough to resist temptation, the brand - and the product - will be imprinted in our memory. Beautiful packaging is the promise of a great delivery and also, in itself, a bonus present. But really beautiful things are also functional. The best packaging design will be always connected with the product, conveying the character of what it contains. Conceived by the creative minds behind the renowned studio Garrofe in Barcelona, the more than 140 designs displayed in Structural Packaging GOLD reveal the incredible possibilities that this particular discipline may offer.


Pages: 408


Dimensions: 180 x 200 mm


Publication Date: 08-05-2020


$95.00
DUE > 31st Jul 2020
Pattern Euphoria

ISBN: 9788417412722

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

The delightful patterns collected in this book, which have been created by talented designers from all over the world, are inspired by botanic shapes, the anima...


The delightful patterns collected in this book, which have been created by talented designers from all over the world, are inspired by botanic shapes, the animal kingdom, geometry or abstract forms. The book presents the work of fifty designers who specialize in the field, and it includes interviews in which a selection of professionals share their design philosophy and work process. It focuses especially on home interiors, textiles, wallpaper, home accessories and fashion. Whether they are vibrant blooms or dazzling triangles, and whether they have a clean Scandinavian air or a delicate Japanese touch, the irresistible designs contained in this collection will offer the reader endless delight and heaps of inspiration for decoration and fashion fans and professionals.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 285 mm


Publication Date: 06-05-2020


$80.00
Brand No 49 - From Work to Artwork

ISBN: 9789887406785

Author: BranD Magazine    Publisher: Sendpoints

This issue is the special issue of the artist Paul Cox, which collects hundreds of works of Cox since the start of his career, including events, brands and thea...


This issue is the special issue of the artist Paul Cox, which collects hundreds of works of Cox since the start of his career, including events, brands and theatre posters, illustrations, wood-block printings, stage designs and picture books etc. This whole issue records Paul Cox's artistic methods of breaking design limits and exploring the world from graphic to three dimensional, and from work to artwork.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 188


Dimensions: 225 x 295 mm


Publication Date: 20-08-2020


$55.00
DUE > 31st Oct 2020
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