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Graphic Design Richard Hollis

Graphic Design By Richard Hollis

Graphic Design by Richard Hollis

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A revised and expanded history surveying a vast range of media and including the technologically induced changes in graphic design since 1990. Starting with posters, advertising and corporate identity, it charts the development of word and image up to and including the impact of digital technology.

Graphic Design Summary

Graphic Design: A Concise History by Richard Hollis

This authoritative documentary history begins with the poster and goes on to chart the development of word and image in brochures and magazines, advertising, corporate identity, television and electronic media, and the effects of technical innovations such as photography, the computer and digital technology.

With over 800 illustrations fully integrated with the text, this indispensable account is uniquely clear, comprehensive and absorbing.

Graphic Design Reviews

'Essential and affordable reading for students, designers and historians ... considered, well-informed and imaginative' - The Eye

About Richard Hollis

Richard Hollis is a writer and lecturer mainly on design history.

Table of Contents

From graphic art to design 1890 to 1914; the Avant-garde and the origins of Modernism 1914-1940; national tendencies until 1940; the designer and the art director; variants of Modernism in Europe; psychedelia, protest and new techniques of the late 1960s; new waves - electronic technology; 1990 and beyond.

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Graphic Design: A Concise History by Richard Hollis
Used - Very Good
Thames & Hudson Ltd
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