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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Graphic Design and Designers (World of Art)

Alan Livingston, Isabella Livingston


Brimming with clear and accessible definitions, from the technical minutiae of typography to computer-aided design and printing


This comprehensive reference work provides indispensable information about typographers, journals, movements and styles, organizations and schools, printers, art directors, technological advances, design studios, graphic illustrators and poster artists.

Extensive cross-references and a chronological chart outline the relationship between movements, technology and designers.

With ever-advancing technology pushing the boundaries of graphic design, this timely guide remains a key book for students and professionals everywhere.

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'Should be read from cover to cover'

'Covers everything from airbrush to Hermann Zapf'
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Book Details

Format: Paperback

Edition Type: Third edition

Size: 21.0 x 15.0 cm

Extent: 260 pp

Illustrations: 545

Publication date: 6 August 2012

ISBN: 9780500204139

About the Author

Isabella Livingston lectured in Design History at Falmouth University.

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