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Design is at a turning point. Our infatuation with—and the backlash against—technology is over. Today's best designers have learned to embrace its advantages and think beyond its limitations by combining the power of the computer with the tactile qualities of handmade elements.

Inside you'll find examples of work that showcase a variety of design methods, incl
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published October 19th 2006 by HOW Books
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Jan 10, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: design
This book is great for design inspiration; and unlike other books in the field, tells you what materials the artist used and more about their process. It's great to see what can be done through creativity and thinking beyond the computer screen.
Apr 08, 2012 rated it it was ok
I was expecting more tips, and methods and the like than examples of projects.
It was nice because it showed a range of projects and highlighted elements of it.
Not really what I wanted or was looking for.
Oct 02, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Designers
Great inspiration guide!
Jul 29, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art-and-photo
I get excited every time I open the pages of this book. A great visual resource for any artist or graphic designer. I just wish it were longer.
I loved this book. It's a great design book for those interested in mixing both handmade products with graphic design. I discovered several great ideas that I'm looking forward to testing.
Oct 15, 2008 rated it really liked it
tasty. candy. for the eye.
sadly I had to return it to the library, for there is a long, long list of holds on it.
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Mar 31, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: artsy dorks who fancy themselves design-inclined
Such a cool volume. Great to see so much creative action in the Bay Area--and some of them are people I know!
Mar 14, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I've just started but I love this book. Reminds me of my old school design roots before clip-art and computers.
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