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Graphic design and architecture, a 20th century history : a guide to type, image, symbol, and visual storytelling in the modern world / Richard Poulin.

Poulin, Richard. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781592537792 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1592537790 (pbk.)
  • Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Rockport Publishers, [2012]

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  • 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
  • 1 copy at Middlesex Community College.

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks NK1390 .P67 2012 (Text to phone) Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Pre-20th-century influences -- The impact of invention 1879-1933 -- Art and technology: a new unity 1901-1928 -- Style and the mass market 1924-1947 -- Between the wars 1932-1945 --Populuxe: the American influence 1946-1961 -- Modernism and the international style 1950-1979 -- Post modernism and beyond 1966-1995 -- The beginning of the 21st century.
Summary: "This innovative volume is the first to provide the design student, practitioner, and educator with an invaluable comprehensive reference of visual and narrative material that illustrates and evaluates the unique and important history surrounding graphic design and architecture. Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History closely examines the relationship between typography, image, symbolism, and the built environment by exploring principal themes, major technological developments, important manufacturers, and pioneering designers over the last 100 years. It is a complete resource that belongs on every designer's bookshelf"-- Provided by publisher.

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