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Hello Kitty Collaborations
By imusti
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mpn: 21649751, ean: 9780847842650, isbn: 0847842657,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards -- 2014 FinalistThe first book on Hello Kitty's brand collaborations celebrates one of the world's most loved characters in her fabulously cute guises in fashion, streetwear, confectionary, cosmetics, toys, and more. When Hello Kitty first appeared on a clear vinyl coin purse in Japan, few could have imagined this cheerful and happy character would become a treasured global phenomenon collected by multiple generations. Created by the Sanrio Company in 1974,


B is for Bauhaus, Y is for YouTube: Designing the Modern World from A to Z
By Rizzoli International Publications
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ean: 9780847845514, isbn: 0847845516,

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A tool kit, done in A–Z form, for understanding the world around us through the way we design and use things. Covering subjects that range from authenticity to Grand Theft Auto to Dieter Rams, Deyan Sudjic’s latest book has been called ''a master class in musing on modern design.'' Though it is organized in A–Z format, it is not a dictionary or an encyclopedia in the strictest sense. Rather, it is an essential tool kit for understanding the world through emblematic examples, both historic


The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation
By Thames & Hudson
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A profusely illustrated visual history of the printed book, from bibles to children’s books to modern photography collections, that will delight and inform bibliophiles everywhere. Since the fifteenth century, the printed book has been an essential carrier of information. And, for more than five hundred years, there have been designers, printers, and publishers who have extended the boundaries of their professions aesthetically and technically, producing books that are masterpieces of graphic


Ruder Typography, Ruder Philosophy (Idea)
By Lars Müller Publishers
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The celebrated and much sought-after issue of the magazine idea focusing on a towering figure in Swiss graphic design, Emil Ruder, is now in print again.idea is a renowned Japanese magazine on international graphic art and typography. Its 333th edition lent 226 pages to Emil Ruder, showcasing his work, influence and legacy in the world of typography and beyond. It brings together essays, discussions and appraisals from fellow designers, typographers and artists – yielding a comprehensive


The Story Of Emoji
By imusti
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mpn: 400 colour illustrations, ean: 9783791381503, isbn: 3791381504,

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This is the first book to explain the genesis and cultural significance of emoji, the world’s cutest and most popular form of shorthand. If you have a Twitter account or regularly send text messages, it's highly likely that you’ve used or received emoji. These characters include symbols and pictograms that represent a host of everyday objects and activities plus, crucially, a selection of faces that denote a range of emotions from happy to sad, angry, confused, surprised, or tired. The word


Please Make This Look Nice: The Graphic Design Process
By Skira Rizzoli
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Equal parts design inspiration and manual, Please Make This Look Nice combines interviews, writings, case studies, and personal ephemera from celebrated designers into a solid primer for designers and design enthusiasts alike. Please Make This Look Nice is a behind-the-scenes look at the graphic design process of more than fifty graphic designers, typographers, and studios from around the world. Hundreds of never-before-seen images mined from their archives are woven together with first-hand


Wild Design: Ecofriendly Innovations Inspired by Nature
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In Wild Design, environmental designer and scientist Alan Marshall presents a manifesto on nature-inspired designs, including visionary concepts as well as exhibits of actual products, landscapes, and artwork from around the world. With elegant photographs and drawings, the book incorporates the ethos of sustainability by documenting many of the results of the Ecomimicry Project, an international experiment in ecodesign that marries the skills of local artists and ecologists from Western


Editing by Design: For Designers, Art Directors, and Editors--the Classic Guide to Winning Readers
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This completely updated edition of an industry classic shows a new generation of editors and designers how to make their publications sing! Readers will find a treasury of practical tips for helping story and design reinforce each other and create powerful pages that are irresistible to readers. Brimming with hundreds of illustrations, Editing by Design presents proven solutions to such design issues as columns and grids, margins, spacing, captions, covers and color, type, page symmetry, and


The Golden Thread: The Story of Writing
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From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop computers, the story of writing is the story of human civilization itself.Calligraphy expert Ewan Clayton traces the history of an invention which—ever since our ancestors made the transition from a nomadic to an agrarian way of life in the eighth century BC—has been the method of


50 Designers You Should Know
By Prestel
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Now available in a new edition, this book offers a stunning visual history of 100 years of design. Designers have shaped our modern age, whether it’s the chair we’re sitting in, the computer we’re reading on, or the house we’re living in. Design is everywhere, and this volume profiles fifty of the most influential figures over the past one hundred years. From the first bentwood chairs by Thonet to the holistically designed worlds of Bauhaus and Le Corbusier, and from the signature


Design: The Definitive Visual History
By DK
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Design: The Definitive Visual History lays out the complete evolution of design, from its origins in early cultures to the contemporary design — physical and digital — of today. This comprehensive volume covers every major design movement, along with the iconic designers and manufacturers who influenced everyday life through the objects and buildings they created.Arranged chronologically, Design moves decade-by-decade from the 1850s onward to explore the cultural, social, political,


The Illustrated Slave: Empathy, Graphic Narrative, and the Visual Culture of the Transatlantic Abolition Movement, 1800–1852
By University of Georgia Press
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From the 1787 Wedgwood antislavery medallion featuring the image of an enchained and pleading black body to Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained (2012) and Steve McQueen’s Twelve Years a Slave (2013), slavery as a system of torture and bondage has fascinated the optical imagination of the transatlantic world. Scholars have examined various aspects of the visual culture that was slavery, including its painting, sculpture, pamphlet campaigns, and artwork. Yet an important piece of this visual


Signs and Symbols
By Dorling Kindersley, Inc.
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Why is a flag at half-mast a symbol of mourning? Why do brides in the West traditionally wear white, while Asian cultures associate this color with death? Discover answers to these and other mystifying questions in Signs & Symbols, a fully-illustrated guide that helps unlock the secret language of the signs, symbols, and traditions around us. A rich source of information for readers of all ages, this book is divided into two sections—first looking at major sources of symbols (basic shapes,


Just My Type: A Book About Fonts
By Gotham Books
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A delightfully inquisitive tour that explores the rich history and the subtle powers of fonts.Fonts surround us every day, on street signs and buildings, on movie posters and books, and on just about every product that we buy. But where do fonts come from and why do we need so many? Who is behind the businesslike subtlety of Times New Roman, the cool detachment of Arial, or the maddening lightness of Comic Sans (and the movement to ban it)? Simon Garfield embarks on a mission to answer these


Otto Neurath: The Language of the Global Polis
By Unknown
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The Austrian sociologist Otto Neurath was a seminal figure of twentieth-century modernist thought. Member of the Vienna Circle, founder of the Museum of Society and Economy, inventor of the famous Isotype pictorial system and champion of the Unity of Science movement, Neurath espoused a vision of a ''global polis'' that put him in contact with the leading intellectuals, architects and artists of his time, from Adolf Loos to Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, from Sigfried Giedion to Le Corbusier, from graphic


Eva Zeisel On Design: The Magic Language of Things
By The Overlook Press
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With a trailblazing career that spans more than seventy-five years and continues to this day, with recent creations that include a Martini glass featured in Bombay Sapphire ads and vases for Klein-Reid, Eva Zeisel stands at the forefront of modern designers. Her works are a reflection of a profoundly independent vision and are featured in the permanent collections of museums throughout the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. In this lavishly


Volez Voguez Voyagez: Louis Vuitton
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Set to accompany the highly anticipated exhibition at the Grand Palais, Volez, Voguez, Voyagez — Louis Vuitton surveys the rich heritage and trajectory of the world’s most recognizable luxury brand. Before its foray into the realm of luxe ready-to-wear and accessories, Louis Vuitton was known as pioneer in the field of leather goods, developing its diverse luggage line during the Industrial Revolution, a historic period which saw a ground-breaking development in the means of travel and


Audemars Piguet: Master Watchmaker Since 1875
By Flammarion
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The pursuit of excellence is reflected in Audemars Piguet's most prestigious models, painstakingly crafted by artisans for over 130 years. Audemars Piguet's expertise, creativity, and state-of-the-art technology are behind the company's luxurious and innovative watches. At the turn of the twentieth century, the factory employed more than seventy craftsmen, whose mastery and excellent grasp of the changing times enabled the development of traditional pieces and the production of revolutionary


Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion and Architecture
By Rizzoli
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mpn: 9780847833382, ean: 9780847833382, isbn: 0847833380,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Luxury and art have never been more closely linked than they are in these early years of the twenty-first century. Virtually all the world’s major luxury houses have associated themselves with contemporary art through sponsorships, commissions, or foundations, and these points of exchange nourish the increasingly symbiotic relationship between fashion, art, and other design disciplines. Of all modern luxury brands, Louis Vuitton can claim to maintain the richest and most varied associations


Georg Jensen: Reflections
By imusti
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The preeminent luxury silver brand in the world, Georg Jensen is the essence of Danish design and craftsmanship. Founded in 1904, Georg Jensen has a deep heritage in high-end silversmithing that represents timeless design and enduring style. The eponymous founder was trained as an artist at the turn of the twentieth century, and his jewelry designs in the art nouveau style won immediate acclaim. Jensen was the first design company to reach out to outside designers to ensure the best designed



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