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A New Program for Graphic DesignA New Program for Graphic Design
Taking a Line for a WalkTaking a Line for a Walk
Design Is StorytellingDesign Is Storytelling
Blueprint for Counter EducationBlueprint for Counter Education
Operating Manual for Spaceship EarthOperating Manual for Spaceship Earth
The Photographer's EyeThe Photographer's Eye
Robert Venturi: Complexity And Contradiction In ArchitectureRobert Venturi: Complexity And Contradiction In Architecture
Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern ArtLooking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art
Looking at PhotographyLooking at Photography

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Practising Creativity in Contemporary Arts Education

Published by Valiz.
Edited with text by Emiel Heijnen, Melissa Bremmer. Interviews by Pavèl van Houten, Jorge Lucero, Nina Paim, Erik Schrooten, Stephanie Springgay.

Fun, poetical and inspiring challenges for teaching the arts—for students of all ages and teachers of all disciplines

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A New Program for Graphic DesignA New Program for Graphic Design

Published by Inventory Press/D.A.P..
By David Reinfurt. Preface by Adam Michaels. Foreword by Ellen Lupton.

A toolkit for visual literacy in the 21st century

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Taking a Line for a WalkTaking a Line for a Walk

Assignments in design education

Published by Spector Books.
Edited with text by Nina Paim, Emilia Bergmark, Corinne Gisel.

Assignments can give instructions, describe an exercise, present a problem, set out rules, propose a game, stimulate a process, or simply throw out questions. Taking a Line for a Walk brings attention to something that is often neglected: the assignment as a pedagogical element and verbal artefact of design education. This book is a compendium of 224 assignments, edited by Nina Paim and coedited by Emilia Bergmark. A reference book for educators, researchers, and students alike, it includes both contemporary and historical examples and offers a space for different lines of design pedagogy to converge and converse. An accompanying essay by Corinne Gisel takes a closer look at the various forms assignments can take and the educational contexts they exist within. Taking a Line for a Walk derived from an exhibition of the same name at the International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2014.

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Design Is StorytellingDesign Is Storytelling

Published by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
By Ellen Lupton.

Ellen Lupton, award-winning author of Thinking with Type and How Posters Work, demonstrates how storytelling shapes great design

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Blueprint for Counter EducationBlueprint for Counter Education

Published by Inventory Press.
By Maurice R. Stein, Larry Miller and Marshall Henrichs. Text by Paul Cronin, Adam Michaels, Jeffrey Schnapp.

Radical pedagogy from Bauhaus to Black Mountain: a defining document of '60s counterculture

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Operating Manual for Spaceship EarthOperating Manual for Spaceship Earth

Published by Lars Müller Publishers.
By R. Buckminster Fuller.

In this accessible volume, first published in 1969, Fuller offers advice on how to guide "spaceship earth" toward a sustainable future

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The Photographer's EyeThe Photographer's Eye

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
By John Szarkowski.

The Photographer's Eye by John Szarkowski is a twentieth-century classic--an indispensable introduction to the visual language of photography. Based on a landmark exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in 1964, and originally published in 1966, the book has long been out of print. It is now available again to a new generation of photographers and lovers of photography in this duotone printing that closely follows the original. Szarkowski's compact text eloquently complements skillfully selected and sequenced groupings of 172 photographs drawn from the entire history and range of the medium. Celebrated works by such masters as Cartier-Bresson, Evans, Steichen, Strand, and Weston are juxtaposed with vernacular documents and even amateur snapshots to analyze the fundamental challenges and opportunities that all photographers have faced. Szarkowski, the legendary curator who worked at the Museum from 1962 to 1991, has published many influential books. But none more radically and succinctly demonstrates why--as U.S. News & World Report put it in 1990--"whether Americans know it or not," his thinking about photography "has become our thinking about photography."

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Robert Venturi: Complexity And Contradiction In ArchitectureRobert Venturi: Complexity And Contradiction In Architecture

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Foreword by Arthur Drexler. Introduction by Vincent Scully.

First published in 1966, and since translated into 16 languages, this remarkable book has become an essential document of architectural literature. A "gentle manifesto for a nonstraightforward architecture," Venturi’s Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture expresses in the most compelling and original terms the postmodern rebellion against the purism of modernism. Three hundred and fifty architectural photographs serve as historical comparisons and illuminate the author's ideas on creating and experiencing architecture. Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture was the winner of the Classic Book Award at the AIA's Seventh Annual International Architecture Book Awards.

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Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern ArtLooking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
By John Szarkowski.

Originally published in 1973, this marvelous collection of photographs with accompanying texts by the revered late Museum of Modern Art photography curator John Szarkowski has long been recognized as a classic. Reissued in 1999-with new digital duotones-this volume is now available to a new generation of readers.

"This is a picture book, and its first purpose is to provide the material for simple delectation," says Szarkowski in his introduction to this first survey of The Museum of Modern Art's photography collection. A visually splendid album, the book is both a treasury of remarkable photographs and a lively introduction to the aesthetics and the historical development of photography.

Since 1930, when the Museum accessioned its first photograph, it has assembled an extraordinary and wide-ranging collection of pictures for preservation, study and exhibition. Among the outstanding figures represented here are Hill and Adamson, Cameron, O'Sullivan, Atget, Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand, Weston, Kertész, Evans, Cartier-Bresson, Lange, Brassaï, Ansel Adams, Shomei Tomatsu, Frank, Arbus and Friedlander.

Some of these photographs are classics, familiar and well-loved favorites, many are surprising, little-known works by the masters of the art.

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Looking at PhotographyLooking at Photography

Published by Damiani.
By Stephen Frailey.

How to read photographs: the new essential primer

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Damiani

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