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It Is Beautiful--Then Gone

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Available now in a paperback edition, It Is Beautiful...Then Gone presents the celebrated graphic design work of Martin Venezky. This unconventional monograph includes both influential commercial work for the Sundance Film Festival, Reebok, and Speak and Open magazines among others. It also features new graphic work created for the book by this champion of the handmade and ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 30th 2007 by Princeton Architectural Press (first published 2004)
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Christina
Jan 06, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a fantastic view into a designer's process and has helped me enormously to think outside the box for ideas. Nothing like seeing someone's curiosity right out there on the page. Very delicious not to mention fun and beautiful. ...more
Rob
Feb 13, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone who loves art.
Shelves: design
Martin is a friend of mine and a really amazing designer. I feel privileged to know him and I highly recommend this retrospective of his design work.
Rebecca
Mar 14, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: art-design
this is my most beloved design book. venezky's work is constant inspiration. the insight into his process provided in this book is invaluable. ...more
Jimmy
Apr 22, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
hands down one of the best monographs by a contemporary american designer, with one of the best essays about how one designs. and he's a delightful person in real life. what more can you ask for? ...more
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