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A New Program for Graphic Design
By David Reinfurt. Preface by Adam Michaels. Foreword by Ellen Lupton.

A toolkit for visual literacy in the 21st century

A New Program for Graphic Design is the first communication-design textbook expressly of and for the 21st century. Three courses—Typography, Gestalt and Interface—provide the foundation of this >>more

Inventory Press/D.A.P.
ISBN 9781941753217
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 40 color / 180 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock


An Atlas of Agendas
Text by Brian Holmes, Freek Lomme.

An Atlas of Agendas is a political, social and economic atlas, informing the public about sociopolitical power structures and activating opportunities for the self and the commons.
The French research and design group Bureau d´Études has >>more

Onomatopee
ISBN 9789491677977
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Hbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 270 pgs / 54 color / 54 duotone / 64 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 Awaiting stock


Cristina Zickert: Crispy, Soft & Tender
Text by Cristina Zickert.

“Foodporn” is a recent genre of pornography that doesn’t use human actors, but rather sexualizes images of food to fuel desire. Though still a relatively new category, foodporn has already produced its own pornographic iconography >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052719
US $20.00 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5 x 7.75 in. / 264 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 Awaiting stock


French New Wave
Edited by Tony Nourmand. Introduction by Christopher Frayling.

"This book is a compendium of new wave posters. It is organized around the designers (at last!). It emphasizes the key contribution of Eastern Europe as well as Western Europe, and beyond ... a very >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9780957261044
US $59.95 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11.5 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/03/2019 Awaiting stock


Godless Utopia
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Text by Roland Elliott Brown.

The iconography of atheism: Soviets against God!

“We’ve finished the earthly tsars and we’re coming for the heavenly ones!” Thus spoke the Soviet Union’s first atheist propagandists as they declared war on “the opium of the >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780995745575
US $34.95 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 8 in. / 192 pgs / 190 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock


Josef Müller-Brockmann: Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways
Text by Andres Janser. Interview with Peter Spalinger.

In 1980, the Swiss Federal Railways contracted one of their country’s leading graphic designers, Josef Müller-Brockmann (1914–96), to overhaul the design of their train stations’ signage, a project that resulted in a “visual information system” >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786109
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 220 pgs / 324 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock


Questions?
Edited by David Bennewith, Sereina Rothenberger.

European designers answer students' questions about their craft

Here, designers Marietta Eugster and Manuel Krebs (Norm) from Switzerland, Wayne Daly and Veronica Ditting from the UK, Elisabeth Klement & Laura Pappa and Vinca Kruk (Metahaven) from >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052818
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 496 pgs / 32 color / 240 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 Awaiting stock


Stop Motion
Introduction by Bettina Richter. Text by Ellen Lupton.

The medium of the poster, by definition, combines images and text on a static, two-dimensional surface. But designers have always toyed with adding a third dimension, whether spatial or temporal, in order to capture and >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786017
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock


Sven Tillack: Exploriso
Text by Daniel Martin Feige, Jo Frenken, Sven Tillack.

The boom in the number of small, independent publishing houses over the past 15 years has led to a revival of risography. Artists and designers from all over the world have installed a “Riso” in >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959053044
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 184 pgs / 32 color / 101 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 Awaiting stock


The Detroit Printing Co-op
By Danielle Aubert.

A timely exploration of political organizing, publishing, design and distribution in 1970s Detroit

In 1969, shortly after moving to Detroit with wife and partner Lorraine Nybakken, Fredy Perlman and a group of kindred spirits purchased a >>more

Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753255
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 100 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 Awaiting stock


The New Woman's Survival Catalog
Edited by Kirsten Grimstad, Susan Rennie.

At once practical and creative, this book was feminism’s Whole Earth Catalog

Originally published in 1973, The New Woman’s Survival Catalog is a seminal survey of the second-wave feminist effort across the US. Edited by Kirsten >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9781732098671
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 10.5 x 14.25 in. / 210 pgs / 403 duotone.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock


Visual Coexistence
Text by Mélissa d’Amore, Ruedi Baur, Vera Baur, Sébastien Fasel, Ulrike Felsing, Wu Jie, Fabienne Kilchör, Eva Lüdi Kong, Marco Maione, Jeannine Moser, Haytham Nawar, Nathalie Bao-Götsch, Roman Wilhelm.

In a globalized world, Asian, Latin and Arabic characters and visual cultures appear side by side and woven together. The coexistence of different visual cultures is now part of our daily lives and a given >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786130
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 150 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

100 Movie Posters
Edited by Tony Nourmand. Introduction by Sir Christopher Frayling. For the first time, world vintage movie poster authority Tony Nourmand shares his personal selection of the 100 essential movie posters of all time. For 30 years, Nourmand has been instrumental in redefining 20th-century movie >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9780957261082
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 100 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/30/2013 In stock


100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design
Edited by Christian Brandle.

100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design takes a fresh look at Swiss typography and photo-graphics, posters, corporate image design, book design, journalism and typefaces over the past hundred years. With illuminating essays by prominent experts >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037783993
US $70.00 CAN $92.50 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 8 in. / 350 pgs / 943 images.
Pub Date: 10/15/2014 In stock


147 Backcovers
Edited by Peter Fischli, Hilar Stadler.

Since 1987, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger has combined the advertisements for its gallery program with images of traditional Swiss life. The adverts, compiled here by Peter Fischli and Hilar Stadler, have appeared in Artforum and Kunstbulletin.

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Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960983514
US $59.95 CAN $79.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 10.25 x 10.25 in. / 300 pgs / 147 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock


30 Years of Swiss Typographic Discourse in the Typografische Monatsblätter
Edited by Louise Paradis with Roland Früh, François Rappo. Photographs by Jonas Marguet.

The Typographische Monatsblätter is one of the most important journals to successfully disseminate the phenomenon of “Swiss typography” to an international audience. With more than 70 years in existence, the journal witnessed significant moments in the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785386
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 12.5 in. / 276 pgs / 472 images.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock


A Cookbook of Invisible Writing
By Amy Wu.

A Cookbook of Invisible Writing, by Dutch artist, designer and teacher Amy Wu, is an introduction to analog steganography—a type of secret writing that is hidden in plain sight. This book serves as a starter >>more

Onomatopee
ISBN 9789491677953
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Spiral bound, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock


ABC of De Designpolitie
Text by Emily King, Louise Schouwenberg. The Dutch firm Designpolitie (Richard van der Laken and Pepijn Zurburg) is celebrated for its fresh, deceptively simple and direct approach to graphic design, which often implements bright color and sans-serif typeface in a lively >>more

Valiz
ISBN 9789078088219
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hardback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 480 pgs / 800 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/01/2008 In stock


Alcohol: Soviet Anti-Alcohol Posters
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Text by Alexei Plutser-Sarno.

Soviet propaganda against the demon drink: the latest in Fuel’s Russian pop culture series

From the acclaimed authors of the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedias and Soviet Space Dogs comes Alcohol, a glorious and exhaustive collection of >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780993191152
US $32.95 CAN $43.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 8 in. / 248 pgs / 255 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 In stock


Alex Wollner: Brasil Design Visual
Edited by Klaus Klemp, Julia Koch, Matthias Wagner K. Foreword by Antonio Grassi, Marta Suplicy, Matthias Wagner K. Text by Klaus Klemp, Julia Koch, Malou von Muralt, René Spitz, André Stolarski, Alexandre Wollner. Alexandre Wollner (born 1928) is one of the most important and successful graphic designers of the second half of the twentieth century. He played a prominent role in the artistic, cultural and economic foundation of >>more

Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803032140
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 10.5 x 10.25 in. / 324 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 In stock


Alphonse Mucha
Edited by Tomoko Sato.

Mucha as mystic, bohemian and philosopher

Spanning the entirety of Alphonse Mucha’s prolific career, this handsome, affordable and concise overview examines the beloved artist’s oeuvre—from posters, jewelry, interior decoration, theater and product design to painting, book >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857232430
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 248 pgs / 256 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Analog Algorithm
By Christoph Grünberger. Foreword by Paul McNeil.

German illustrator and designer Christoph Grünberger's (born 1975) Analog Algorithm is a tool kit to create new forms using grid-based design, offering the reader techniques to develop new forms, fonts, logos and patterns. The concept >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785935
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 55 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 In stock


Books by Ettore Sottsass
Edited by Giorgio Maffei, Bruno Tonini. Introduction by Barbara Radice. Text by Andrea Branzi, Michele De Lucchi, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Elio Fiorucci, Christoph Radl, Franco Raggi, Lea Vergine. Throughout his illustrious career in product design and architecture, Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007) maintained a close relationship with printed matter, designing, authoring, illustrating and editing a great many avant-garde literary and design/architectural books and periodicals from >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875702762
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 296 pgs / 417 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011 In stock


Breaking the Rules: Posters from the Turbulent 1980s in Switzerland
Text by Martin Jaeggi, Peter Schweiger.

With their atmosphere of sociopolitical ferment, the 1980s also witnessed the appearance of a new aesthetic in Swiss graphic design, influenced by the punk aesthetic and first experiments with the Macintosh. Alternative cultural and political >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037780947
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 100 images.
Pub Date: 01/31/2007 In stock


Brian Roettinger: Reproductions
Edited by Brian Roettinger. Introduction by Aaron Rose. Los Angeles–based artist and two-time Grammy-nominated graphic designer Brian Roettinger is celebrated for the graphic design and art direction he has created for artists, architects and musicians such as No Age, Liars, Beach House and >>more

THE THING Quarterly
ISBN 9780984915057
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Boxed, Flexi, 6.5 x 9 in. / 412 pgs / 32 color / 384 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 In stock


Bruno Munari: Il Disegno, Il Design
Text by Arturo Carlo Quintavalle, Giulio Carlo Argan, Gloria Bianchino, Renato Nicolini. In 1979 the fanciful Italian artist and designer Bruno Munari donated part of his personal archive to the Center for the Study of Archives and Communication in Parma--a sort of encyclopedic collection of solutions for >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875701604
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 248 pgs / 514 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2009 In stock


Colors
Foreword by Francesco Bonami. Interviews with Luciano Benetton, Oliviero Toscani. Colors explores the very best of more than 20 years of the influential magazine of the same name, a quarterly Italian publication "about the rest of the world." Founded in 1991 by photographer Oliviero Toscani >>more

Damiani/Fabrica
ISBN 9788862084246
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 13.5 in. / 240 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 In stock


Come Alive!: The Spirited Art of Sister Corita
Text by Julie Ault, Daniel Berrigan. At 18, Corita Kent (1918-86) entered the Roman Catholic order of Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Los Angeles, where she taught art and eventually ran the art department. After more than 30 >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780954502522
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 In stock


Comix!
Contributions by Pascal Lefèvre, Bettina Richter.

Located between art and popular culture, combining succinctly abbreviated textual and visual methods, the comic offers the ideal conditions for its appropriation by the poster. Using contemporary examples the exhibition explores the roots of the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037780992
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 100 images.
Pub Date: 01/31/2008 In stock


Dafi Kühne - True Print
By Dafi Kühne.

Dafi Kühne is a Swiss designer who works with analog and digital ways to produce fresh and unique letterpress-printed posters. Using very different kinds of instruments, from a MacBook to a pantograph, for his compositions, >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785096
US $49.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 192 pgs / 182 images.
Pub Date: 01/25/2017 In stock


Des-/Orientierung, Dis-/Orientation, Dés-/Orientation
Edited by Ruedi Baur, Stefanie-Vera Kockot, Clemens Bellut, Ulrike Felsing, Andrea Gleiniger.

In graphic design, instructions, city planning, and other creative disciplines, complex tasks related to orientation and disorientation are on the rise. Dis-/Orientation 2 is an academic investigation into phenomena, representations, and stagings of orientation and >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781586
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 384 pgs / 50 images.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 In stock


Diagrammatic Writing
By Johanna Drucker.

Diagrammatic Writing is a poetic demonstration of the capacity of format to produce meaning. The articulation of the codex, as a space of semantically generative relations, has rarely (if ever) been subject to so highly focused and >>more

Onomatopee
ISBN 9789491677793
US $15.00 CAN $24.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 36 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/20/2018 In stock


ECAL Graphic Design
Edited by Angelo Benedetto, Lionel Bovier, Vincent Devaud, Gilles Gavillet, Alexis Georgacopoulos. Text by Angelo Benedetto, Alexis Georgacopoulos, François Rappo. ECAL Graphic Design is a source book of graphic design by leading European art school, the Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne, headed by Alexis Georgacopoulos. ECAL has evolved from a regional school in Switzerland to >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037644553
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 160 pgs / 128 color.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 In stock


Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California and Graphic Design, 1936-1986
By Louise Sandhaus. Contributions by Lorraine Wild, Denise Gonzales Crisp, Michael Worthington. Designed by Louise Sandhaus.

The essential record of America’s most American design movement, in a form that perfectly matches its content. — Michael Beirut

Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots is the first publication to capture the enormous body of distinctive >>more

Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781938922619
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 432 pgs / 275 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 In stock


Ephemera
Edited with text by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel. Text by Anne-Katrin Rossberg, et al.

This publication presents the wide-ranging graphic design holdings, spanning from the 18th century to the present day, of the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art (MAK), archived in the MAK Library and Works >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903131941
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 464 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock


Extra-curricular
Edited with introduction by Jacob Lindgren. Text by Adam Cruickshank, Chris Lee, Decolonising Design, Diego Bustamante, Katharina Hetzeneder, Ariadna Serrahima, Elisabeth Klement, Laura Pappa, Esther McManus, Evening Class, Francisco Laranjo, Jack Henrie Fisher, James Langdon, Joe Potts, Kristina Ketola Bore, et al.

Extra-curricular is a reader of texts on and around the topic of self-organized learning, curriculum, experiments, and alternatives in graphic design education. Occurring both within and separate from existing institutions, these other forms of learning >>more

Onomatopee
ISBN 9789491677922
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 328 pgs / 110 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/25/2018 In stock


Eyeball Cards: The Art of British CB Radio Culture
Text by William Hogan. Photographs by David Titlow.

The late 1970s and early 1980s was the golden age of British Citizens Band (CB) radio. Legal to own but illegal to operate, a CB radio and an antenna could connect you to other users >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829084
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 192 pgs / 380 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Fleckhaus: Design, Revolt, Rainbow
Edited by Michael Buhrs, Petra Hesse. Text by Hans-Michael Koetzle, Carsten Wolff.

Willy Fleckhaus (1925–83) was one of the most innovative and influential graphic designers in postwar Germany. He became internationally known for his groundbreaking work on the lifestyle magazine twen, his work for Edition Suhrkamp and >>more

Hartmann Books
ISBN 9783960700128
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.25 in. / 240 pgs / 660 color.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock


Günter Karl Bose: For Musica Viva
Text by Anita Kühnel, Werner Haftmann, Max Bense.

Since its founding in 1946 by the composer Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Bayerischer Rundfunk’s Musica Viva in Munich has been one of the most prominent concert series on the international contemporary music scene.

Numerous experimental works and >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959051415
US $36.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 176 pgs / 120 color / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock


Handbook of Tyranny
By Theo Deutinger.

Factual storytelling: graphic illustrations expose the new tyranny of the 21st century

Handbook of Tyranny portrays the routine cruelties of the 21st century through a series of detailed nonfictional graphic illustrations. None of these cruelties >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785348
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Hbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 160 pgs / 987 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Hangar Design Group: As I Told You Before
Contributions by Alberto Bovo, Sandro Manente.

A book to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Hangar Design Group, one of the most famous Italian advertising and communications agencies. Hangar Design Group is known for their brand, logo, bottle, lighting, shop, and >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857206288
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 512 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 09/20/2011 In stock


Hannes Wettstein

Hannes Wettstein was one of the most innovative and influential designers in Switzerland. His products, furniture, and interior designs not only influence our everyday life, but also the way we understand design in the present >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037782651
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 9 in. / 292 pgs / 662 images.
Pub Date: 12/05/2011 In stock


Hans Hillmann
Edited by Jens Müller.

The A-5 is understood as a growing archive of graphic design. In numerous illustrations, essays, and interviews, this book focuses on the outstanding personalities and important themes from the history of international graphic design. A5 >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781791
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 187 images.
Pub Date: 09/29/2009 In stock


Hard Werken: One for All
Edited with text by Ian Horton, Bettina Furnée. Text by Russ Bestley, Max Bruinsma, Tony Credland, Frits Gierstberg, Noor Mertens.

Hard Werken: One for All is the first major publication on the work of the Rotterdam and Los Angeles–based experimental design group Hard Werken. Hard Werken formed in the late 1970s with an underground magazine >>more

Valiz
ISBN 9789492095176
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Flexi, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 482 pgs / 1,300 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock


Head to Head: Political Portraits
Text by Thomas Macho.

Politicians are omnipresent in our society. How they present themselves depends on historical context as well as on the prevailing form of government and cultural environment. Vital components of political work are image building, political >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781517
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 192 pgs / 120 images.
Pub Date: 01/31/2009 In stock


Help!
Text by Sønke Gau, Katharina Schlieben.

Thanks to their social effectiveness, posters have always been an ideal vehicle for addressing global and urgent ethical appeals to the populace. This publication presents international posters since 1980 that urge us to take responsibility >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781746
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 120 images.
Pub Date: 01/31/2009 In stock


Helvetica
Edited by Lars Müller.

Helvetica is a sans-serif typeface. It is simple and clean, and commonly seen in advertising, signage, and literature. The R has a curved leg, and the i and j have square dots. The Q has >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037780466
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.75 x 6.25 in. / 256 pgs / 400 images.
Pub Date: 11/15/2002 In stock


Herbert Leupin
Edited by Bettina Richter.

Marking the centenary of his birth, the Poster Collection series devotes its latest edition to the popular Swiss poster designer Herbert Leupin. Primarily conceiving posters for consumer goods, for many years Leupin created advertising for >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785065
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 80 pgs / 90 images.
Pub Date: 08/25/2016 In stock


Holland on Paper
Text by Clifford S. Ackley. From the 1890s through the turn of the century, there was a flourishing of new, imaginative art and craft throughout Europe that we now know as Art Nouveau. The Netherlands experienced an inventive variant of >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467990
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 256 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 In stock


How Posters Work
By Ellen Lupton. Text by Caitlin Condell, Gail Davidson, Ellen Lupton. With its unique focus on visual language, Ellen Lupton's How Posters Work is more than another poster book. Rather than provide a history of the genre or a compilation of collectibles, the book is organized >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503822
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 9 in. / 208 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 In stock


Hugo Puttaert: Think in Colour
Text by Hugo Puttaert, Steven Cleeren, Rick Poynor. Visionandfactory, established in 1990, has long played a prominent role in the Belgian and international graphic design scene. From its foundation, the studio has established a reputation for a rich culture of experimentation, an innovative >>more

MER. Paper Kunsthalle
ISBN 9789491775185
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 369 pgs / 300 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock


Image Factories
Edited with text by Helena Doudova, Stephanie Jacobs, Patrick Rössler. Text by Bernd Stiegler, Otto Neurath, Vilém Flusser.

At the beginning of the 20th century, an unprecedented volume of information began circulating in the mass media, calling for the development of new visualization tactics to organize it all. The abundance of news and >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959051798
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 144 pgs / 64 color / 32 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


In Series
Text by Fabian Wurm.

Posters lend themselves perfectly to serial display. The mediation of the message and of the identity of the advertiser is supported by the effects of ecognition. However in contemporary advertising campaigns this awareness is only >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037782668
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 96 pgs / 203 images.
Pub Date: 10/19/2011 In stock


International Design Awards Survey of World Design
Foreword and edited by Jamie M. Waugh. This year's International Design Awards honor the best new work in architecture, interior design, product design, graphics and fashion--as juried by over a dozen of the world's most significant design critics and editors, including Michael >>more

Asterisk Press
ISBN 9780981474106
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 7.5 x 12 in. / 107 pgs / 107 color.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 In stock


Italian Tin Signs
Edited by Dario Cimorelli, Michele Gabbani, Marco Gusmeroli, Pier Luigi Longarini

Exploring the world of chromolithographed tin boxes—usually decorated for advertising purposes—is like taking a journey to a different time and place, where even simple, everyday objects were adorned with endless variety, imagination and creativity. Italian >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836638918
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 800 color.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock


Japan–Nippon
Foreword by Bettina Richter.

Posters circulated in Japan simultaneously with the country’s swift reconstruction and economic revival after the Second World War. If the first generation of poster designers was mostly guided by western modernism, searching for a universal >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784228
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 112 pgs / 137 images.
Pub Date: 04/25/2014 In stock


Jasper Morrison: The Good Life

Just what is it that catches the eye, and why? What’s the significance of a broken flowerpot, a pair of identical tables side by side, a garden hose wrapped around an old car wheel? In >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784235
US $29.00 CAN $39.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 80 pgs / 37 images.
Pub Date: 06/25/2014 In stock


Josef Muller-Brockmann
Text by Catherine de Smet. Contributions by Lars Müller.

Josef Müller-Brockmann’s graphics left a lasting mark on Swiss visual communication from the 1950s onward. His posters demonstrate how a sober, formally reduced language works best for conveying a universal, timeless message. Poster campaigns for >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037783924
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 96 pgs / 114 images.
Pub Date: 02/27/2014 In stock


Josef Müller-Brockmann Suttl: Pioneer of Swiss Graphic Design
By Josef Müller-Brockmann.

This illustrated essay traces the history of one of the leading exponents of Swiss Graphic Design in the 1950s and 1960s. Josef Müller-Brockmann’sposters have become world famous for their ability to convey information withgreat visual >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784686
US $39.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 264 pgs / 396 images.
Pub Date: 11/30/2015 In stock


Jurriaan Schrofer 1926-1990
By Frederike Huygen. Edited by Jaap van Triest, Karel Martens. The Dutch designer and polymath Jurriaan Schrofer (1926–1990) was one of the defining figures in European graphic design in the 1950s–70s. Working across all genres, from public relations brochures to interior design, and from magazines >>more

Valiz
ISBN 9789078088707
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 424 pgs / 1100 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 In stock


Jörg Hamburger–Georg Staehelin
Edited by Bettina Richter. Text by Claude Lichtenstein.

Jörg Hamburger – Georg Staehelin, the 29th edition of the Poster Collection series, is the first comprehensive tribute to the same-named Swiss designers. Connected by a passion for precision and detail, the two graduates of >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785362
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 101 color.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018 In stock


Konstantin Grcic
Edited by Friedrich Meschede.

In devising a concept for the Abbildungen exhibition, Konstantin Grcic thought back to one of his earliest designs, an additional pedestal for a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi. This became the leitmotif of his staging of >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785058
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 432 pgs / 336 images.
Pub Date: 10/24/2016 In stock


Ladislav Sutnar
Edited by Reto Caduff.

Sutnar’s brilliant structural systems for clarifying otherwise dense industrial data placed him in the pantheon of Modernist pioneers and made him one of the visionaries of what is today called “information design.” Visual Design in >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784242
US $79.00 CAN $106.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 12.5 in. / 188 pgs / 378 images.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 In stock


Lex Reitsma: 196 Posters for De Nederlandse Opera
Chronicling the history of the De Nederlandse Opera house, this publication documents the graphic design of Lex Reitsma (born 1958) for operas at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Alongside 196 posters, Reitsma's work also includes >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081499
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 56 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 In stock


Max Bill
Edited by Manuel Fontán del Junco, María Toledo. Text by Karin Gimmi, Jakob Bill, Manuel Fontán del Junco, Neus Moyano, Fernando Marzá, María Amalia García, Gillermo Zuaznabar.

The definitive illustrated monograph on 20th-century Swiss artist, designer, and architect Max Bill, whose work spanned from graphic design and advertising typography to product and furniture design and from painting to sculpture.

A true Renaissance man >>more

Fundación Juan March
ISBN 9788470756320
US $34.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 352 pgs / 170 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 In stock


Metahaven
Edited with text by Vinca Kruk, Daniel van der Velden, Karen Archey. Text by Eugene Ostashevsky, Brian Kuan Wood.

This book offers a fresh perspective on the popular and acclaimed Amsterdam-based design/art collective Metahaven. Densely illustrated, and very recognizably designed by Metahaven, it is the only survey of its work currently available. Led by >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960983620
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 12 in. / 200 pgs / 100 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


Mike Mills: Graphics Films
Edited by Aaron Rose. Graphics Films is the first retrospective monograph on one of the hardest-working men in contemporary creative culture. For more than 15 years, Mike Mills' works in the fields of design and film have determined the >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862080750
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.75 in. / 176 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 In stock


Minimal Film
By Matteo Civaschi.

Minimal Film tells the stories of the movies we all know and love—from Alien to Rain Man, Star Wars to Psycho, E.T. to Ghost—through the often comically concise pictographic language of Shortology.
Something of an internet >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857239675
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 12.5 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


Money
Edited by Prill Vieceli Cremers.

This is a book about the pictures on banknotes: pictures of political subject-matter, historical milestones, distinguished personages, status symbols, and landscapes. Banknotes are mini-posters proclaiming an idealized world. Money is a mystery: monetary value seeks a visual correlative. Euro bills, >>more

Edition Patrick Frey
ISBN 9783905929911
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 13 in. / 256 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 05/01/2016 In stock


Neubau Forst Catalogue
By Stefan Gandl.

Neubau Forst Catalogue is the 432-page print catalogue of a digital collection of tree silhouettes and sculptures seen at different seasons. Working by hand, the Neubau designers digitally removed the trees from their original Berlin >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784358
US $70.00 CAN $92.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 432 pgs / 765 images.
Pub Date: 11/17/2014 In stock


Neue Grafik: New Graphic Design: Graphisme Actuel
Edited by Lars Müller.

Neue Grafik, the “International Review of graphic design and related subjects,” was initiated by designer Josef Müller-Brockmann and published in eighteen issues between 1958 and 1965 by an editorial collective consisting of him, Richard Paul >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784112
US $300.00 CAN $400.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.75 x 11 in. / 1232 pgs / 1000 images.
Pub Date: 02/18/2015 In stock


On Display
Text by Catherine Flood, Hettie Judah. On Display is a large-format collection of highlights from the Hayward Gallery's archive of exhibition posters. Acting as a who's who of contemporary British design and art, this compilation includes work by some of Britain's >>more

Hayward Gallery Publishing
ISBN 9781853323263
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 11.75 x 16.5 in. / 112 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 In stock


Otto Baumberger
Text by Martin Heller.

Otto Baumberger (1889–1961) was one of the first Swiss graphic artists to have a career that responds to the occupational title of “poster designer”. However, his desire to be recognized as an artist as well >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781296
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 120 images.
Pub Date: 01/31/2008 In stock


Pansy Beat

Pansy Beat was a short-lived fanzine published by Michael Economy in New York from 1989 to 1990, totaling five quarterly issues. Each issue’s 50-some black-and-white pages documented the exuberant downtown gay and drag club scene >>more

KrimsKrams Island LLC
ISBN 9780692953099
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 416 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock


Paradise Switzerland

Whatever became of the myth of Switzerland? Is Switzerland really a beatific island, or does this “paradise on Earth” betray fault lines? What is connoted by the name “Switzerland”? As displayed in tourism posters, chocolate >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037782057
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 120 images.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 In stock


Philips-Twen
Edited by Jens Müller.

The A-5 is understood as a growing archive of graphic design. In numerous illustrations, essays, and interviews, this book focuses on the outstanding personalities and important themes from the history of international graphic design. A5 >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781807
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.75 x 8 in. / 96 pgs / 103 images.
Pub Date: 09/29/2009 In stock


Photo Graphics
Text by Nanni Baltzer.

The effective interplay of photography, graphic arts, and typography marks the beginning of modern graphic design. Illuminated here are eight selected approaches that both engage with tradition and consciously distinguish themselves from it in order >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781289
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 120 images.
Pub Date: 01/31/2008 In stock


Photo-Montage in Print
Edited by Jindrich Toman. Photomontage was pioneered as a technique in central Europe in the 1910s, where it flourished as an art form through the end of World War II. While German artists such as John Heartfield, Max Ernst >>more

Kant
ISBN 9788086970929
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 376 pgs / 412 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 In stock


Poemotion 1
By Takahiro Kurashima.

Poemotion is an interactive book-object. The abstract graphical patterns in this small volume are set in motion as soon as you move the attached special foil across them: moiré effects allow complex forms to develop, >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784075
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 64 pgs / 30 images.
Pub Date: 11/25/2013 In stock


Poster No. 524
Edited by Rianne Petter, Rene Put. Text by Jeroen Boomgaard, Jouke Kleerebezem. Taking 523 posters found in the streets, graphic designers René Put (1962) and Rianne Petter (1975) carefully studied and deconstructed their composition, investigating and isolating certain elements and reassembling them into a brand new poster. >>more

Valiz
ISBN 9789078088592
US $33.95 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Flexi, 9 x 12.5 in. / 176 pgs / 120 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2013 In stock


Posters: Eat & Drink in Italian Advertising
Edited by Mario Piazza, Alessandro Bellenda. This book offers the opportunity to delight in the graphic creativity of the advertising of Italy's major food producers, including Cinzano spumante, Perugina chocolate, Saiwa biscuits and Voiello pasta, as well as campaigns launched by >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836630561
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 In stock


Posters: Speed in Italian Advertising 1890–1955
Edited by Dario Cimorelli, Anna Villari. Posters: Speed in Italian Advertising 1890–1955 collects the graphic evidence of a fundamental truth of the early 20th century: Europe found itself moving, all of a sudden, at a new speed. Modernity was aggressive, self-assured >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836632978
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 190 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock


Re-Designing the East
Edited by Iris Dressler, Hans D. Christ. Text by Hans D. Christ, Iris Dressler, et al. How do graphic designers respond to sudden, sweeping political change? Re-Designing the East looks at how politicized graphic design practices in Eastern Europe, South and Eastern Asia have evolved since the 1980s, with particular emphasis >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775734660
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 265 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 In stock


Ruder Typography, Ruder Philosophy
Edited by Helmut Schmid. Design by Helmut Schmid and Nicole Schmid.

The celebrated and much sought-after issue of the magazine idea focusing on a towering figure in Swiss graphic design, Emil Ruder, is now in print again.

idea is a renowned Japanese magazine on international graphic art >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785416
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 226 pgs / 310 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock


Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume III
Introduction by Alexander Sidorov. This volume of drawings and photographs completes the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia trilogy. Danzig Baldaev’s unparallelled ethnographic achievement, documenting more than 3,000 tattoo drawings, was made during a lifetime working as a prison guard. His >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780955006197
US $32.95 CAN $43.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 8 in. / 400 pgs / 350 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/01/2008 In stock


Russian Criminal Tattoos and Playing Cards
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Varlam Shalamov. Introduction by Raul Kaasik. Text by Arkady Bronnikov.

The secret art and culture of the Russian criminal playing card

This book reveals the importance of playing cards in Russian criminal culture. The handmade decks are beautiful works of art in their own right. Prohibited >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780993191121
US $32.50 CAN $42.50 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 8 in. / 272 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock


Sam Is Not My Uncle
Text by Alfons González. Uncle Sam with his hands cut off; the head of the Statue of Liberty impaled on a bayonet; a trash can decorated with the Stars and Stripes: these are some of the striking images with >>more

RM
ISBN 9788416282685
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 120 pgs / 92 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock


See Red Women's Workshop
Foreword by Sheila Rowbotham. Text by Prudence Stevenson, Susan Mackie, Anne Robinson, Jess Baines.

"Girls are powerful": the ‘70s feminist posters of See Red Women’s Workshop

A feminist silkscreen poster collective founded in London in 1974 by three former art students, the See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829077
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 12.25 in. / 184 pgs / 90 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 In stock


Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art
Edited by John Duke Kisch, Tony Nourmand. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Text by John Duke Kisch, Peter Doggett. Afterword by Spike Lee.

This magnificent volume is a celebration of the first 100 years of black film poster art. A visual feast, these images recount the diverse and historic journey of the black film industry from the earliest >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526068
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 320 pgs / 270 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/06/2014 In stock


Signs for Peace
Edited by Ruedi Baur.

Can one visualize peace? Are there signs, symbols, and images that present a positive image of peace as opposed to receiving their meanings in opposition to war? Over several years of research, the Design2context Institute >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037782439
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 600 pgs / 1762 images.
Pub Date: 12/31/2012 In stock


Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Film Pitch Book
Interview by Claudia Gould. Austrian-born, New York-based graphic designer, typographer and artist Stefan Sagmeister (born 1962) often tests and transgresses the boundary between art and design, through his imaginative implementation of typography. The Happy Film Pitch Book both documents >>more

Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania
ISBN 9780884541257
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 2.75 x 4 in. / 244 pgs / 60 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Out of stock


The Archisutra
Text by Miguel Bolivar.

In the age of ubiquitous design, why shouldn't sex be designed as well? The Archisutra, expanding the meaning of the term "graphic" design, runs with that notion. The Archisutra presents architectural designer Miguel Bolivar's erotic >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984306
US $14.95 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5.25 x 8 in. / 128 pgs / 54 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


The Art of Aubrey Beardsley
Text by Arthur Symons.

This gorgeous facsimile epitomizes fin-de-siècle book design and art

English illustrator and author Aubrey Beardsley (1872–98) was a leading figure of the Aesthetic Movement and the most controversial artist of the 1890s. His delicate yet bold >>more

Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970374
US $19.99 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Clth, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 168 pgs / 64 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock


The Bauhaus at the Newsstand
Text by Patrick Rössler. Between 1929 and 1943, an outstanding new lifestyle magazine called Die Neue Linie (“The New Line”) was published by Beyer Press in Leipzig. No other publication in this period was so consistent in bringing avant-garde >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783866782822
US $46.50 CAN $62.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 13.5 in. / 160 pgs / 163 color / 90 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 In stock


The Book Design of Josef Capek: Seeing The Book
Text by Alena Pomajzlová. Josef Capek (1887-1945) was one of Czech modernism's most formative protagonists. The artist first studied weaving before finding his métier as both a painter and designer. During a short stint in Paris, he befriended the >>more

Kant
ISBN 9788074370144
US $80.00 CAN $107.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 328 pgs / 790 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 In stock


The Creative Austerity in Today's Advertising
Contributions by Vicky Giotto.

A collection of ads selected by the Art Directors Club Italia. Advertising provides clues on the mood of the time and place it appears. Creative Austerity investigates the relationships between economic austerity and the media, >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857217741
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 328 pgs / 381 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2013 In stock


The Hand

The history of posters is rich in variations on the hand. In consumer posters, a hand presents desirable products. But the hand can also take the form of a symbolically charged gesture in the political >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784778
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 120 images.
Pub Date: 11/25/2015 In stock


The Magic of Things
By Gerda Breuer.

The Magic of Things explores a former advertising strategy of Swiss product posters in which banal, everyday objects—butter, a sewing machine, or shoes—are presented as desirable objects enticing us to buy. Free from any further >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037782583
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 96 pgs / 127 images.
Pub Date: 10/25/2012 In stock


The Music Library
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Jerry Dammers. Text by Jonny Trunk. The first edition of The Music Library, published in 2005 and now out of print, brought together the designs of more than 325 record sleeves and relevant information about these rare and elusive albums. Quickly >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780993191138
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 10 in. / 248 pgs / 635 color.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock


The Palace of Typographic Masonry
Edited with text by Richard Niessen. Text by Juan Luis Blanco, Matthijs van Boxtel, Tony Côme, Hansje van Halem, et al.

The Palace of Typographic Masonry, an institute dedicated to the wealth and diversity of graphic languages from Arabic to Zapotec, is the brainchild of Dutch graphic designer Richard Niessen (born 1972). An imaginary institution, the >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052030
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 252 pgs / 200 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/27/2018 In stock


The Postcard Age
Text by Lynda Klich, Benjamin Weiss. Preface by Leonard A. Lauder. In the decades around 1900, postcards were Twitter, email, Flickr and Facebook, all wrapped into one. A postcard craze swept the world, and billions of cards were bought, mailed and pasted into albums. Many famous >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467815
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Clth, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 295 pgs / 370 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 In stock


The Smell of Ink and Soil: The Story of (Edition) Hansjörg Mayer
Text by Bronac Ferran.

This book offers a fascinating account of the work of the great publisher, concrete poet and designer Hansjörg Mayer in the fields of concrete poetry, typography and artists' publications over six decades.

It includes the first >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960981138
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Flexi, 6.75 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / illustrated throughout / DVD.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock


The Vignelli Canon
By Massimo Vignelli.

The famous Italian designer Massimo Vignelli allows us a glimpse of his understanding of good design in this book, its rules and criteria. He uses numerous examples to convey applications in practice - from product >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037782255
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 112 pgs / 142 images.
Pub Date: 11/25/2015 In stock


The Work of 75B
Text by Rens Muis, Pieter Vos. Founded by Robert Beckand, Rens Muis and Pieter Vos in 1997, the Rotterdam-based graphic design studio 75B has designed everything from Nike posters and museum logos to books, magazines, flyers, cards, exhibitions and full-scale architectural >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080409
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 240 pgs / 2,000 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock


Theory of Type Design
By Gerard Unger.

Theory of Type Design, by internationally renowned Dutch graphic designer and typographer Gerard Unger (born 1942), is the first complete and accessible theory of the breathtakingly varied field of typography. "Of all designed objects letters >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462084407
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


Thonik: Why We Design
Edited with text by Nikki Gonnissen, Thomas Widdershoven. Text by Gert Staal, Aaron Betsky, Adrian Shaughnessy.

In this book, Thonik—the Amsterdam-based design collective led by lauded designers Nikki Gonnissen and Thomas Widdershoven—proposes and addresses 11 personal reasons why they design. Why do we color, organize and form the world around us, >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785560
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 11/27/2018 In stock


Typo China: Visualizing the Visible
Text by Eva Lüdi Kong.

The publication brings together contemporary posters from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan that demonstrate that a new interest in the poster has been awakened as a result of the economic opening of the mainland. The >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037780787
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.75 in. / 64 pgs / 78 images.
Pub Date: 01/31/2006 In stock


Understanding Color
By Friederike Tebbe. In Understanding Color, writer and designer Friederike Tebbe (author of Color Spaces, 2009) invites you to explore various ideas on color and your own personal color spectrum, aiming to promote design competence through a more >>more

Jovis
ISBN 9783868594102
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 7.25 x 10.25 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 In stock


VeryGraphic
Edited with introduction by Jacek Mrowczyk. Preface by Piotr Rypson, Krzysztof Lenk, Agata Szydlowska. With almost 60 chapters, contributions from 30 authors and nearly 450 pages, VeryGraphic: Polish Designers of the 20th Century is the first comprehensive history of Polish graphic design. The book showcases its immense and diverse >>more

Culture PL
ISBN 9788360263181
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 448 pgs / 1,000 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 Out of stock


Vojtech Preissig
Text by Lucie Vlcková. Vojtech Preissig (1873–1944) was one of the most prominent Czech artists and designers of the first half of the twentieth century. His influence on typography and graphic design was international (in fact he was often >>more

Arbor Vitae
ISBN 9788074670329
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Flexi, 7 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock


Vorspannkino
Edited by Susanne Pfeffer. Text by Susanne Pfeffer, Daniel Kothenschulte, Alexander Zons. Vertigo, The Pink Panther and the James Bond films are just three examples of the many movies with outstanding opening title sequences. The art of combining words, image and sound to introduce a movie's theme >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865608765
US $44.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 328 pgs / 168 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 In stock


Walter Nikkels: Typography
Text by Wigger Bierma, Wouter Davidts, Suzanna Héman, Walter Nikkels, Lothar Baumgarten, Rudi Fuchs, et al. Walter Nikkels is a large-scale, copiously illustrated monograph on the work of this influential Dutch book designer and typographer (born 1940). Nikkels has designed and edited numerous books and catalogues, as well as bank notes, >>more

Valiz
ISBN 9789078088547
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 528 pgs / 1,125 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2013 In stock


Wanderland
Preface by Pierre-Alexis Dumas. Text by Bruno Gaudichon. Illustrations by Emmanuel Pierre. An unusual artist's book by French museum director Bruno Gaudichon, Wanderland recaptures the high-spirited dream logic of the exhibition it accompanies; both are centered around the theme of flânerie, the art of urban wandering. Created >>more

Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330049133
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 6.25 in. / 56 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 12/29/2015 In stock


White
By Kenya Hara.

White is not a book about colors. It is rather Kenya Haras attempt to explore the essence of “White”, which he sees as being closely related to the origin of Japanese aesthetics – symbolizing simplicity >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781838
US $29.00 CAN $39.50 TRADE
Hbk, 5.5 x 7.75 in. / 80 pgs / 4 images.
Pub Date: 11/25/2009 In stock


Wouldn't It Be Nice
Text by Christian Brändle, Katya Garcia-Anton, Jean-Pierre Greff, Emily King. Writing about the New York-based design/publishing collective Dexter Sinister, Anthony Huberman once contextualized their practice as part of a "...contemporary condition of multiplicity, for a present moment that finds itself overcrowded with so many identities, >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905829242
US $42.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Paperback, 9.25 x 11.75 in. / 300 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008 In stock


Zürich–Milano
Text by Hans Höger.

This publication highlights the era between 1948 and 1970 as a turning pont for Swiss graphic artists, especially those stationed in Milan, as well as other great moments in design history. Equipped with an education >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037780794
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 117 images.
Pub Date: 10/20/2006 In stock



                                                                                                                                     

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

30 Years of Swiss Typographic Discourse in the Typografische Monatsblatter
Edited by Louise Paradis with Roland Früh, François Rappo. Photographs by Jonas Marguet.

The Typographische Monatsblätter is one of the most important journals to successfully disseminate the phenomenon of “Swiss typography” to an international audience. With more than 70 years in existence, the journal witnessed significant moments in the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037783344
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 11.5 in. / 276 pgs / 472 images.
Pub Date: 11/25/2013 Not available


Albe Steiner
Text by Anna Steiner. Contributions by Lica Steiner. The career of Milanese graphic designer Albe Steiner was a continual exercise in resisting academic conceptions and refining design to its bare essentials. In 1940, Steiner founded the studio graphica foto with his soon-to-be wife, >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875700560
US $34.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 5.5 in. / 158 pgs / 152 color / 56 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Not available


Anton Stankowski
Edited by Ulrike Gauss. Essays by Karl Duschek, Hans Heinz Holz, Werner Meyer, Kassandra Nakas, Anne Reckert, Jàrg Strzebecher, Stephan von Wiese, Peter von Kornatzk and Usula Zeller. Anton Stankowski began his most serious work in the late 1920s, as a contemporary of the Zurich "Konkretes" who were also influenced by the Bauhaus. He was a decorative painter and printmaker, as well as >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775717434
US $80.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 12.75 in. / 408 pgs / 681 color and 338 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Not available


Avant-Garde Graphics: 1918-34
Edited by Caroline Wetherilt, Roger Malbert and James Dalrymple. Essays by Lutz Becker and Richard Hollis. Avant-garde artists of the 1920s and 1930s discovered a new role, that of designers for the printing industry--what is today known as graphic design. As illustrated by the numerous stunning, high quality, color reproductions in >>more

Hayward Gallery Publishing
ISBN 9781853322389
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/15/2005 Not available


Baumann & Baumann: The Abc Book
Edited by Baumann & Baumann. A 26-letter book, a dictionary with pictures, a foreign language book, a surprise book, a fun-and-games book... The ABC Book, designed by Baumann & Baumann, presents the 26 letters of the alphabet in pictures--as an >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775791496
US $16.95 CAN $20.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 64 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Not available


Corporate Diversity
Edited by Andres Janser, Barbara Junod.

The design studio of J. R. Geigy AG was the launching pad for one of the great periods of Swiss graphic design, in the 1950s and 1960s. The open-minded corporate culture of the chemical company >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781609
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 10.5 in. / 208 pgs / 385 images.
Pub Date: 03/16/2009 Not available


Cover Art by H5: This Is the End
Introduction by Adrian Shaughnessy. Text by Yorgo Tloupas, Alexis Bernier. Since the mid-1990s, the French design team H5 has produced numerous record covers and visuals for both small and large labels, developing its ethos in tandem with the development of French electronic music, particularly bands >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037640111
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 SDNR30
Pbk, 10.75 x 10.75 in. / 244 pgs / 194 color / 107 b&w / Vinyl Record.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 Not available


Czech Cubism and the Book
Edited by Jindrich Toman. Many avant-garde movements of the early twentieth century found an entirely unique expression in Czechoslovakia. Cubism was perhaps the supreme instance of this; as Czech art historian Miroslav Lamac famously commented, around 1912, "Prague became >>more

Kant
ISBN 9788086217673
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 211 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 Not available


DGPH: The Ark Project
After the example of Noah, who saved the animal species in his ark for posterity, this volume, an "Illustrated Animal Bible by Artists from all over the World," aspires to rescue and house the animals >>more

IdN
ISBN 9789881847010
US $34.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Flexi, 7 x 8.5 in. / 240 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/30/2010 Not available


Design Research Unit: 1942-72
Text by Michelle Cotton. In the same way that the Helvetica font graphically defined the New York City subway system, the Design Research Unit visually branded the London we know today in everything from its street signs to such >>more

Walther König, Köln/Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863350406
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9.75 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Not available


Designers Are Wankers
By Lee McCormack. Interviews with Neville Brody, Karim Rashid, Piers Roberts, Paul Smith. The opening chapter of Lee McCormack's extremely engaging manifesto/how-to book on becoming an industrial designer begins, "Don't be a wanker! Embrace what it means to be a professional designer. Making the transition from design student >>more

About Face Publishing
ISBN 9780955096808
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 220 pgs / 24 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Not available


Dokkaebi: Korean Motifs
Edited by Sang-Soo Ahn. Essay by Young-Joo Yim. The Dokkaebi, Korean goblins who have soft spots for pretty girls and hedonistic feasts, thrive in folktales and as gargoyle-like ornamental totems. Throughout Korean history, they have been interpreted as evil spirits, bogeymen or ghosts >>more

Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803006578
US $49.50 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Clothbound, 9 x 12 in. / 292 pgs / 132 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Not available


Dutch Resource: Collaborative Exercises in Graphic Design
Essays by Paul Elliman and Maxine Kopsa. Eleven participants in the Dutch Werkplaats Typografie's design program recently asked an equal number of more accomplished graphic designers to join forces with them in collaborations destined for France's Chaumont Graphic Arts Festival. Dutch Resource >>more

Valiz/Werkplaats Typografie
ISBN 9789080818576
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 384 pgs / 200 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Not available


ECAL: Typeface as Program
Edited by François Rappo. Text by Peter Bilak, Jürg Lehni, Erik Spiekermann. This publication continues the ECAL design series that was inaugurated with ECAL Graphic Design and ECAL Typography. Asking whether a computer program could be assigned the routine tasks of letter design, and whether novel forms >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037640722
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9.25 in. / 180 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Not available


ECAL: Typography
Edited by Fran¡ois Rappo. Essay by Andr» Vladimir Heiz. Typography refers to both the design of letters and the distribution of those letters on a page--or, more recently, a screen. It is "the craft of endowing language with a durable visual form," as Robert >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9782940271764
US $29.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2006 Not available


Ecal: Graphic Design
Fond of fonts? Then pick up this sourcebook for graphic design by one of the leading European art schools, the Öcole cantonale d'art de Lausanne. After seeing the posters, publishing work, and other typographic practices >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9782940271702
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Hardcover, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 172 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Not available


Francisco Díaz de León
Text by Francisco Diaz de León, Renata Blaisten. Francisco Díaz de León (1897-1975) looms large over the history of modern Mexican art: an outstanding engraver, illustrator, book designer, photographer, professor, founder of the Open-Air Painting School in Tlalpan and director of the School >>more

RM/Colección Andrés Blaisten
ISBN 9788493612368
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.25 in. / 160 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Not available


Graphis Annual: The Essential 1952-1986
Edited by Thierry D. Hausermann. From 1952 to 1986, the Swiss design powerhouse Graphis published a yearly volume under the title Graphis Annual, presenting a survey of graphic design work from the past year. Taken together, these 35 volumes highlight >>more

Idpure Editions
ISBN 9782839905992
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Not available


Green Patriot Posters
Edited by Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel. Text by Michael Bierut, Thomas L. Friedman, Steven Heller, Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel, Morgan Clendaniel. This book brings together the strongest contemporary graphic design currently promoting sustainability and the fight against climate change. Collectively, essays by Michael Bierut, Steven Heller, Edward Morris and Dmitri Siegel look back in time to >>more

Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202240
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color / 50 tear-out posters.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Not available


Gunter Rambow 1960-96
Artwork by Gunter Rambow. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783893228430
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 240 pgs / 85 color / 109 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/02/1997 Not available


Gunther Rambo
Artwork by Gunter Rambow. Acknowledged father of contemporary European design, Gunter Rambow has influenced an entire generation of both commercial and non-commercial graphic artists. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783893223459
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 311 pgs / 200 color
Pub Date: 05/02/1998 Not available


Günter Jacki: Looking for Transmission
Foreword by Kurt Weidemann. "Good design is beholden to a constant longing for beauty, shuns accommodation to fashion and temporary effects, and searches for enduring, basic 'rightness.'" So says Günter Jacki, the influential German Professor of design communication. Though >>more

Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803032034
US $42.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 700 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2007 Not available


I Swear I Use No Art At All: 10 Years, 100 Books, 18,788 Pages of Book Design by Joost Grootens
Text by Joost Grootens. Now in its second edition, I Swear I Use No Art at All surveys the career and sensibility of graphic designer Joost Grootens, charting the first 100 books designed by Grootens over the past ten >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064507199
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.75 x 10.5 in. / 112 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Not available


IdN 15th Anniversary Edition
Launched in 1994 by Laurence Ng, and morphing quickly from a "how-to" magazine tutoring its readership in the intricacies of new design technologym, into a "what to" magazine aiming to inspire and reflect the booming >>more

IdN
ISBN 9789889959197
US $59.95 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 7.75 in. / 452 pgs / illustrated throughout / DVD (NTSC only).
Pub Date: 07/31/2010 Not available


IdN Extra 02: New York
Introduction by Victor M. Newman. What if anime had begun in America instead of Japan? What would an anime native to America look like? Here, IdN asks 50 artists and illustrators what the landcape of New York might look like >>more

IdN
ISBN 9789881847034
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 132 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Not available


IdN Extra 03: Society 6
Introduction by Justin Cooper. In this third special edition, IdN collaborates with Society6, one of the largest online platforms for up-and-coming designers, to showcase the talent of 58 young artists raised in the internet boom of the late twentieth >>more

IdN
ISBN 9789881847041
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 148 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Not available


In Alphabetical Order
Edited by Stuart Bailey. Text by Paul Elliman, Anthony Froshaug, Melle Hammer, Robin Kinross, Norman Potter. This is a schizophrenic book. Between its covers are: a book about typography and graphic design, arranged around recent work from a single source and incubator, the Werkplaats Typografie (Typography Workshop/WT) in Arnheim, the Netherlands; >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622725
US $20.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 03/02/2003 Not available


Jon Burgerman: Pens Are My Friends
Text by Harlan Levey, Peter Thaler, Lars Denicke. For the first time, British artist and illustrator Jon Burgerman's commercial, personal and collaborative works are collected together in this lavish and fun publication. Burgerman's brightly colored parades of monster faces and abstract glyphs have >>more

IdN
ISBN 9789889959142
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 9 in. / 310 pgs / illustrated throughout / DVD (PAL).
Pub Date: 06/30/2010 Not available


Josef Muller-Brockmann: Pioneer Of Swiss Graphic Design
Edited by Lars Muller.

This illustrated essay traces the history of one of the leading exponents of Swiss Graphic Design in the 1950s and 1960s. Josef Müller-Brockmann’s posters have become world famous for their ability to convey information with >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783906700892
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE

Pub Date: 02/02/2002 Not available


Karl Gerstner: Review Of Seven Chapters Of Constructive Pictures, Etc.
Introduction by Eugen Gomringer. As a visual designer, Karl Gerstner led the double life of a graphic designer who worked on commission and an artist who worked according to his own directives. In the realm of the constructive, Gerstner's >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775791519
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 220 color / 270 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Not available


Karl Gerstner: Visual Language
Artwork by Karl Gerstner. Karl Gerstner is one of Switzerland's preeminent graphic designers. In 1959, he and Markus Kutter founded the agency Gerstner + Kutter, which later became Gerstner, Gredinger, and Kutter (GGK). Before long, the agency had become >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775790598
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 400 color / 200 b&w
Pub Date: 12/02/2001 Not available


M+M: Collateral Profit
Edited by Ludger Derenthal. Essays by Susanne Ehrenfried, Susanne Gaensheimer, Helmut Krausser, Susanne Meyer-Bser, Andreas Neumeister, Renate Puvogel, Bernhart Schwenk, Wolfgang Ullrich, Martina Weinhart, Ludger Derenthal, Susanne Ehrenfried, et al. M+M, a collaboration by German artists Mark Weis and Martin De Mattia, have more in common with The Matrix than with the famous candies. Their Baudrillard-based work in photography, video and conceptual art, surveyed here >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783936711493
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Hardcover, 9 x 10.75 in. / 208 pgs / 290 color / 22 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Not available


M/M (Paris): Inventory 2
M/M (Paris) is an influential partnership formed in 1992 by Paris-based designers Michael Amzalag and Mathias Augustyniak. Fusing a disciplined design ethic with Postpunk aesthetics and a unique collaborative and multidisciplinary approach, M/M (Paris) has >>more

Haunch of Venison
ISBN 9781905620302
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 5.75 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 185 color / 97 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 Not available


Martí Guixé: Toy Weapons
Artwork by Martí Guixé. Wreak havoc on your friends with everyday household objects! A regular on the design scene, Martí Guixé presents numerous ways to make weapons out of things that normally lie unnoticed in your home, just waiting >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875700713
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8 x 11.5 in. / 14 pgs / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Not available


Mati & The Music: 52 Record Covers 1955-2005
Text by Serge Bramly. The 1960s and 1970s offered many options for mind expansion: psychedelic drugs, Eastern meditation, sex--and the art of Mati Klarwein. Klarwein (1932–2002) was a major presence in the New York art scene, admired by everyone >>more

RM/Librairie 213
ISBN 9788492480197
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 12 in. / 184 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Not available


Matthew Vescovo: Instructoart Lesson 1
Artwork by Matthew Vescovo. What is the most efficient way to get a pubic hair off a bar of soap? How much distance is required between two people when executing an air kiss? What body part follows the shoulder >>more

Instructoart Book Associates/Jorge Pinto Books Inc.
ISBN 9780974261508
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Paperback, 11 x 9.5 in. / 80 pgs / 32 color / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/02/2004 Not available


Mexico Illustrated 1920-1950
Text by Salvador Albiñana, Juan M. Bonet, Deborah Dorotinsky, Marina Garone. The most important study ever published on modern illustrated books in Mexico, Mexico Illustrated 1920-1950 explores the illustration and poster work of great Mexican artists from the first half of the twentieth century, offering a >>more

RM/Museo Valenciano de la ilustración y la modernidad
ISBN 9788492480876
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 288 pgs / 240 color / 47 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Not available


Mexico: Stencil
When the Mexican government attempted to violently quell the teacher’s union’s demonstrations in Oaxaca in June of 2006, artists were quick to protest. Graffiti covered government buildings, and both street and fine artists quickly formed >>more

Editorial RM
ISBN 9789689345015
US $19.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 x 6 in. / 196 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Not available


Mihály Biró: Pathos in Red
Edited by Peter Noever. Text by Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel, Michael Diers, Sebastian Hackenschmidt. The designer Mihály Biró (1886-1948) was the graphic voice of Soviet communism in Hungary. He joined the Social Democratic cause early in life, and between 1910 and 1920 designed some of the most widely admired >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869841571
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Flexi, 5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 Not available


Mira Cuba: The Cuban Poster Art from 1959
Edited by Luigino Bardellotti, Simona Biolcati, Ivo Boscariol. Introduction by Mario Piazza. Text by Leonardo Padura Fuentes, Pepe Menendez, Niko, Sara Vega, Reynaldo Gonzales, Olivio Martinez, Rafael Morante, Richard Frick. Many eras have passed in Cuba since Fidel Castro took office in 1959 after the Revolution, but the special character of the graphic art spawned in that chaotic, fertile moment has endured, as this volume >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836626991
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014 Not available


Mute Magazine
Introduction by Adrian Shaughnessy. Text by Simon Worthington, Damian Jaques, Pauline van Mourik Broekman. In the early 1990s, long before the Internet became an integral part of life, a handful of pioneering magazines took it upon themselves to imagine it into existence. Using fiction, interviews, speculative theory and experimental >>more

Eight Books
ISBN 9780955432224
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.75 x 8.75 in. / 144 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008 Not available


Notes From Russia: Hand-Made Street Notices
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Text by Alexei Plutser-Samo. The world of Russian public notices is fascinating, bizarre and saturated in tragic-comedy: "An old woman. Left home and has not returned. Small, hunchbacked. Wears: a blue dress, red wool cardigan, a white handkerchief with >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780955006173
US $32.95 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 5 x 8 in. / 192 pgs / 64 color / 125 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2007 Not available


Poemotion
By Takahiro Kurashima.

Poemotion is an interactive book-object. The abstract graphical patterns in this small volume are set in motion as soon as you move the attached special foil across them: moiré effects allow complex forms to develop, >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037782774
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 64 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2012 Not available


Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte
Text by Detlef Hilmer, Elisabeth Schmuttermeier, Christian Witt-Doerring, Leonard A. Lauder. Founded in 1903 by architect Josef Hoffmann and designer Koloman Moser, the Wiener Werkstätte, or Vienna Workshops, gathered architects, artists and designers committed to making design excellence available to all. As a form, the postcard >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775727518
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 336 pgs / 1,115 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 Not available


Posters: Advertising and Italian Fashion, 1890-1950
Text by Dario Cimorelli, Anna Villari. This fascinating, abundantly illustrated book delves into the evolution of Italian advertising and fashion posters, showing how social developments and economic expansion were reflected in commercial art. Advertising served as an ideal vehicle for fashion, >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836623433
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 238 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 Not available


Posters: Irony, Imagination and Eroticism in Advertising 1895-1960
Text by Dario Cimorelli. In the closing decade of the nineteenth century, the modern age invaded the city streets of Italy in the form of advertising posters. Bouquets of monkeys, elephants, masks, automobiles and elegantly--and sometimes scantily--clad ladies suddenly >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836622528
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 12 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Not available


Posters: The Sea Voyage
Edited by Paolo Piccione. A continuation of Silvana Editoriale’s Posters series, this volume presents the most significant examples of advertising graphics produced by Italian shipping companies between 1885 and 1965. The graphics range from those produced for the first >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836627981
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Not available


Reasons To Be Cheerful: The Life and Work of Barney Bubbles
Foreword by Malcolm Garrett. Introduction by Billy Bragg. Text by Paul Gorman, Peter Saville. Described by The New York Times as "a hero to young designers," the British designer Barney Bubbles is one of the most mysterious but influential figures in the field of graphic design. Bubbles, who died >>more

Adelita
ISBN 9780955201738
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 535 color / 65 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 Not available


Republik.Com
Artwork by Ingo Gunther. >>more

Cantz
ISBN 9783893229482
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 170 pgs / 45 color / 20 b&w
Pub Date: 05/02/1999 Not available


Richard Paul Lohse
Edited by Richard Paul Lohse. Essays by Christoph Bignens, Vera Hausdorff, Hans Heinz Holz, Michael Lenz, Bela Stetzer, Jorg Sturzebecher. Richard Paul Lohse was a design pioneer in various fields for over fifty years. This catalogue raisonn», a project of the Richard Paul Lohse Foundation, is the first publication to show the complete works of >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775709910
US $85.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 312 pgs / 288 color / 197 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/2002 Not available


Rock Paper Show: Flatstock Volume One
Edited by Geoff Peveto. Introduction by Clay Hayes. The first decade of the twenty-first century marked a highpoint at the intersection of graphic design and music. Against the backdrop of the digital music revolution, the rock poster has suddenly reemerged as an art >>more

Soundscreen Design
ISBN 9780984302802
US $59.99 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 312 pgs / 566 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Not available


Signage Design Manual
By Edo Smitshuijzen.

In an entertaining and straightforward way, Edo Smitshuijzen’s Signage Design Manual leads the reader step by step through the individual phases of signal design. More than nine hundred illustrations guide him or her through this >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037780961
US $59.90 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 10.25 in. / 456 pgs / 800 images.
Pub Date: 07/11/2007 Not available


Slavs and Tatars Presents Molla Nasreddin
Edited by Slavs and Tatars. Published between 1906 and 1930, and with a readership that stretched from Morocco to Iran, Molla Nasreddin is perhaps the most important Muslim magazine of the twentieth century. Throughout its beautifully printed pages, issues of >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037642122
US $37.50 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 218 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011 Not available


Sound Zero
Foreword by Fabio De Luca. Introduction by Uwe Husslein. Text by Aaron Rose, Valerio Dehò. As the Velvet Underground put it, "I'll be your mirror, reflect what you are, in case you don't know." Sound Zero opens on the Velvet Underground's work with Warhol, and follows the close, even mimetic, >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788889431658
US $48.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.5 x 9 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Not available


Takaaki Matsumoto: Design
Over the course of a 30-year career, graphic designer Takaaki Matsumoto has created award-winning publications for clients that include artists, museums, educational institutions and retailers. In and Out of Design showcases projects-ranging from simple logotypes >>more

Acadia Summer Arts Program
ISBN 9780979764233
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Clth, 7 x 9.25 in. / 184 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2010 Not available


The European Poster 1888-1938
Introduction by José Lebrero Stals. Text by Carlos Pérez, Dara Kiese, Luigi Cavadini, Anne-Marie Sauvage, Aymeric Perroy, Katalin Bakos. The modern poster dates back to around 1870, when color lithography had been sufficiently perfected to permit mass production. Artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec and Jules Chéret were quick to perceive and embrace the possibilities of >>more

Fundación Museo Picasso Málaga
ISBN 9788493842789
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 SDNR50
Boxed, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 336 pgs / 200 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Not available


The Ganzfeld No. 2
Edited by Daniel Nadel and Peter Buchanan Smith. Artists include: Edward Fella, Steven Guarnaccia, Red Grooms, Steven Heller, Maira Kalman, Gary Panter, Richard McGuire, Chris Ware. Comics aren't just for kids, and illustrations don't merely transpose text into image. Picture stories can do more than just tell a simple, illiterate narrative, and design, well, design infiltrates the visual aspects of nearly >>more

The Kaput Press
ISBN 9780971367005
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 10 x 8.5 in. / 176 pgs / 80 color / 96 b&w
Pub Date: 01/02/2002 Not available


The Ganzfeld No. 3
Artwork by Michael Benson, Peter Blegvad, Blex Bolex, Paul Cox, Adam Dant, Ren»e French, Geoff McFetridge, Jim Nutt, Brian Ralph, Ron Regé, Jonathon Rosen, Karl Wirsum, Fred Tomaselli. Edited by Peter Buchanan-Smith, Rick Moody, Daniel Nadel, Andrea Codrington. Text by Alfred Hitchcock, Julie Lasky, Winfried Nubaummller, Lawrence Weschler. Tucked inside issue number 3 of The Ganzfeld, for your reading and looking pleasure, are humorous picture stories on color theory, milk, where we go when we die, and the lost genre of blank books. >>more

Monday Morning
ISBN 9780971367012
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 9.75 in. / 208 pgs / 128 color / illustrated throughout
Pub Date: 04/02/2003 Not available


The L.A. Earthquake Sourcebook
Edited by Judith Lewis, David L. Ulin. Introduction by Mariana Amatullo. Foreword by Richard Koshalek. Preface by Antonio R. Villaraigosa. Design by Stefan Sagmeister. This is the coolest earthquake-preparedness book ever published. Predicated on the assumption that the Big One is all but imminent, The L.A. Earthquake Sourcebook combines practical advice with compelling graphics--an essay advising the reader what >>more

Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design
ISBN 9780961870508
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 344 pgs / 91 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Not available


The Music Library
Designed and edited by Murray & Sorrell and Jonny Trunk. Foreword by Jerry Dammers. Library music--also known as source music and, occasionally, mood music--was first made for people who needed cheap, somewhat generic music as backgrounds for animations, low-budget advertisements, and television programs. Unavailable commercially to the public, this >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780955006111
US $57.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 132 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/15/2005 Not available


The Way Beyond Art: Wide White Space
Edited and with interview by Jon Sueda. Foreword by Claire Fitzsimmons. Text by Rachel Berger, Claire Fitzsimmons, Eric Heiman, Emily McVarish, Jon Sueda. The Way Beyond Art: Wide White Space investigates graphic design’s evolving relationship with exhibition making and the work of both artists and curators. The exhibition context has long been a fertile area for graphic designers >>more

Wattis
ISBN 9780984960910
US $17.00 CAN $20.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 104 pgs / 38 color / 102 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Not available


Think Again: A Brief History Of Outrage
Artwork by David John Attyah, S.A. Bachman. WELCOME TO AMERICA -- WASH OUR DISHES, CLEAN OUR CLOTHES, NOW GO HOME. / INCOME GAP - AN AMERICAN CLASSIC / YOUR BODY IS ALSO A PLAYGROUND / WHAT IF A STRAIGHT MAN GOT BASHED >>more

Politicizing Pictures Press
ISBN 9780974303093
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Paperback, 10.5 x 9.5 in. / 48 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/2004 Not available


Thoughts on Designing Information
By Inge Gobert.

Eighteen internationally reputed designers were interviewed by the editors Inge Gobert and Johan Van Looveren. All are active in the broad field of information design: interactive, editorial, and environmental design, data visualization, wayfinding, typography, cartography. >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784365
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/25/2015 Not available


Type Compass
Edited by Michael Brenner, Emilio Macchia. Foreword by Gerry Leonidas. Today’s graphic output makes use of a colossal number of fonts, compared to 20 years ago. So where is the evolution of type design headed? Type Compass answers these questions, showcasing designers from around the >>more

SHS Publishing
ISBN 9788890759499
US $32.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 280 pgs / 188 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/31/2013 Not available


Uncorporate Identity
Edited by Daniel van der Velden.

Bridging between design, geopolitics, architecture, and branding, Metahaven's Uncorporate Identity defies easy categorization as a monograph. The book is organized as a sequence of five chapters, dealing with data havens and statehood, post-communist architecture, visual >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781692
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 608 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/01/2010 Not available


Windfall Light
Edited by Lars Müller.

Following the success of Sleeves of Desire, a second publication is now being devoted to the cover art of the label ECM, Edition of Contemporary Music, focusing above all on sleeve design from 1996 to >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781579
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 10.75 in. / 448 pgs / 1260 images.
Pub Date: 01/03/2010 Not available


jochen stankowski
Artwork by Jochen Stankowski. In this catalogue raisonné, all signs point to Jochen Stankowski as one of the most versatile contemporary practitioners of the graphic arts. He proves as accomplished as his famous uncle Anton Stankowski, with whom he >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883758718
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 SDNR30
Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 in. / 248 pgs / 1500 color.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Not available




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