In the more than 40 years that he spent working at Braun, Dieter Rams established himself as one of the most influential designers of the twentieth century. His elegantly clear visual language not only defined product design ...
The monumental archive Houplain amassed is the foundation of this ultimate logo reference guide, featuring approximately 7,000 specimens organized alphabetically, with information about the designers, year of creation, countr...
1,000 Indie Posters John Foster
Member Price: $36.00
Limited Stock: 2
The renewed prominence of the poster as both a marketing tool and a display of artistry has led to an explosive renaissance. Curated by John Foster, author of New Masters of Poster Design, this captivating collection of 1,000 indie posters captures the cutting edge of poster design work at one of its most important moments in history.
Designed to be a companion to the classic title 1000 Chairs, this two-volume edition contains an awesome selection of over 1200 lights. Presented chronologically by decade are history?s most interesting electric lights, from Edison's first light bulb to Tiffany's beautiful leaded glass shades to completely outrageous designs from the late 1960s and 1970s to the latest high-tech LED lamps. All major styles will be represented: Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern Movement, De Stijl, Postwar, Pop, Radical, Post-Modern and Contemporary.
Artists, graphic designers, and craftspeople are always looking for new sources of inspiration and new ideas to incorporate into their work. This book is an extensive print and electronic library of symmetrical patterns in changing arrangements and colorways, inspired by traditional iconic motifs found in various cultures throughout history.
As a DJ, Toni Rubio had always wondered if some records got played more just because they looked good. Rubio, now a graphic designer, has selected these hundreds of vinyl maxi-single sleeves--the covers for 12-inch remixed singles--to be reproduced in glossy color for further study and pure enjoyment.
A mind-boggling series of black and white op-art patterns of the sort made famous by Victor Vasarely. Re-live the psychedilica of the Summer of Love with these frankly trippy designs that draw you in, spin you out, and flash you back to the 1960s. With a touch of M.C. Escher and a soupcon of Salvador Dali, this collection shows how fresh these classic designs can look with a few years of distance. 100 royalty free images and jpeg files.
The Bauhaus set new standards with its functional designs, new approaches to art, and experimental teaching methods. Its avant-garde, minimalist idiom made Bauhaus works coveted items, whether in architecture, design, graphics or painting, and they now enjoy the status of timeless classics.
This book offers decoration ideas based on the most contemporary form of minimalism, as well as inspiring maxims of the leading exponents of this movement. The term 'minimalist' was coined in the 1960s to give a name to the predominant movement in the visual arts. It reached its maturity a decade later, imposing itself as a reaction against pop art, which was saturating the media. Since then the influence of this movement has transcended the field of design and architecture and entered the realm of painting, fashion, and music. In interior design, it can be defined by simple forms, pure lines, unobstructed spaces and neutral colors - as presented in this book. In English, German, French. Illus.
This book offers more than 140 illustrated biographical profiles of the most significant mid-century California designers,including such famous names as Saul Bass and Charles and Ray Eames as well as many lesser known but influential practitioners.