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Type and Image: The Language of Graphic Design
This illustrated guide for professional designers and students is filled with successful graphic designs using type and image, revealing the very essence of graphic design. The elements that combine to form a design - signs, symbols, words, pictures and supporting forms - are analyzed and explained. How graphics function as language and the innovative ways that designers c ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 15th 1992 by Wiley
(first published December 1st 1988)
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Philip B. Meggs charted new territory in the field of graphic design history. His authoritative survey A History of Graphic Design was the first attempt at creating a definitive and linear history of the graphic design profession, charting its progress from the marks found in the caves of Lascaux to experimentation with digital media in the late 1990s. The book quickly became standard reading for ...moreMore about Philip B. Meggs...