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3.33  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Warning labels have become ubiquitous. From take-out coffee cups to heavy machinery, they constantly caution in wordless pictures against potential injury or death. Unnoticed, often unheeded, the design of warning lables contains a special graphic language. Their visual simplicity is often uneasily juxtaposed with a desire to achieve clarity of message, making their meanin ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Mark Batty Publisher (first published May 15th 2005)
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Jan 12, 2009 Christian rated it liked it
Shelves: art
I love industrial art, and especially warning stickers. This is a fantastic and comprehensive collection of those images. However, the books is essentially a captionless slideshow divided into a few named categories. There is no real information about the origins of the images or what country they are from, etc. For this, my rating dropped.

It's a fun book to page through, and even has a few particularly inventive pieces.
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Jan 18, 2015 Jennifer Macdonald rated it it was ok
Now I know that if I ride my wheelchair down a slope there may be an alligator waiting at the bottom.
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