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Léo Favier: What, You Don't Know Grapus?


Grapus [ \gra-´pUEs] is a French graphic design collective founded in Paris immediately following the student protests of May 1968. The group saw life as a field for experimentation, putting the new political, social, and cultural debates into graphic form for public discussion. At first Grapus designed posters for local chapters of the Communist Party; twenty years on, they were chosen to design the corporate identity of the Louvre in Paris. By the late 1980s, the collective’s productive days were over. In its heyday it had attracted many highly committed graphic artists both from France and abroad. After receiving the Grand Prix National des Arts Graphiques, the group decided to disband in 1990. Léo Favier set out in search of the former members of the collective. The twenty-six interviews in his book tell of the utopian working methods and heated disputes that were at the heart of this collective way of life.
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Don't Brand My Public Space

DON'T BRAND MY PUBLIC SPACE

Edited by Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783481 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 11/25/2013
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Are We Human? The Design of the Species - 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years

ARE WE HUMAN? THE DESIGN OF THE SPECIES - 2 SECONDS, 2 DAYS, 2 YEARS, 200 YEARS, 200,000 YEARS

Edited by Beatriz Colomina.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785126 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 1/25/2017
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Apple

APPLE

By Ken Miki.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783863 | US $42.00

Pub Date: 1/21/2014
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Ruedi Baur Integral

RUEDI BAUR INTEGRAL

By Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781340 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 1/25/2010
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Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design

ARE WE HUMAN? NOTES ON AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF DESIGN

By Beatriz Colomina.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785119 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 1/15/2017
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Spector Cut + Paste: #1-4

SPECTOR CUT + PASTE: #1-4

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669045 | US $27.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2013
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Léo Favier: What, You Don't Know Grapus?

LéO FAVIER: WHAT, YOU DON'T KNOW GRAPUS?

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669496 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 1/1/2015
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Co-Op Principle: Hannes Meyer and the Concept of Collective Design

CO-OP PRINCIPLE: HANNES MEYER AND THE CONCEPT OF COLLECTIVE DESIGN

Edited by Raquel Franklin. Text by Claudia Perren, Astrid Volpert.

SPECTOR BOOKS/STIFTUNG BAUHAUS DESSAU

ISBN: 9783959050104 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 2/1/2016
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Bauhaus News: Contemporary Remarks

BAUHAUS NEWS: CONTEMPORARY REMARKS

SPECTOR BOOKS/BAUHAUS KOOPERATION BERLIN DESSAU WEIMAR

ISBN: 9783959050579 | US $29.00

Pub Date: 2/1/2015
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Super Normal

SUPER NORMAL

By Naoto Fukasawa.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781067 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 4/23/2007
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French Design

FRENCH DESIGN

By Alain Lardet, Anne Bony.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857214092 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 12/26/2012
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Charas: The Improbable Dome Builders

CHARAS: THE IMPROBABLE DOME BUILDERS

Introduction by Buckminster Fuller. Text by Syeus Mottel. Interview by Ben Estes.

PIONEER WORKS PRESS/THE SONG CAVE

ISBN: 9781945711053 | US $27.00

Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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