Teaching Tools: Art, Design & Pedagogy
A New Program for Graphic Design By David Reinfurt. Preface by Adam Michaels. Foreword by Ellen Lupton.

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 book.

Through a series of in-depth historical case studies >>more
Inventory Press/D.A.P.
ISBN 9781941753217
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 40 color / 180 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Apple By Ken Miki.

With Apple, Ken Miki playfully presents a complete basic course in visual communication — all based on a simple and familiar object: the apple. First, all five senses are activated in a step-by-step analysis of >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037783863
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Pbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 164 pgs / 224 images.
Pub Date: 01/21/2014 In stock

Art, Engagement, Economy: the Working Practice of Caroline Woolard Foreword by Patricia C. Phillips. Introduction by Caroline Woolard. Text by D. Graham Burnett, Alison Burstein, Stamatina Gregory, Larissa Harris, Leigh Claire La Berge, Stephanie Owens, Cybele Maylone, Steven Matijcio, Sheetal Prajapati, Caitlin Julia Rubin, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Caroline Woolard. Interviews by Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, Tina Rivers Ryan. Illustrations by Caroline Woolard.

In Art, Engagement, Economy: the Working Practice of Caroline Woolard, this acclaimed New York–based artist and educator (born 1984) proposes a politics of transparent production in the arts, whereby heated negotiations and mundane budgets are >>more
Onomatopee Projects
ISBN 9789493148345
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 568 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/12/2021 In stock

CAPS LOCK: How Capitalism Took Hold of Graphic Design, and How to Escape from It By Ruben Pater.

Our current economic system could not exist without the number systems, coins, banknotes, documents, advertisements, interfaces, typefaces and information graphics that graphic designers have helped to create. Even speculative design and social design play their >>more
ISBN 9789492095817
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 528 pgs / 600 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2021 In stock

Copy This Book By Eric Schrijver.

This book is an artist’s guide to copyright, written for makers. Both practical and critical, it will guide you through the concepts underlying copyright and how they apply in your practice.

How do you get copyright? >>more
ISBN 9789491677939
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 192 pgs / 4 b&w / 19 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 Out of stock

Design Is Storytelling By Ellen Lupton.

Good design, like good storytelling, brings ideas to life. The latest book from award-winning writer Ellen Lupton is a playbook for creative thinking, showing designers how to use storytelling techniques to create satisfying graphics, products, >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9781942303190
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock

Empathy Revisited Edited by Mariana Pestana, Sumitra Upham, Billie Muraben.

The task of designers is often to connect us with one another but also with the world around us, with other species, with the planet: in other words, to practice empathy. In this book, readers >>more
Onomatopee Projects
ISBN 9789493148598
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 408 pgs / 171 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2022 In stock

Financing Our Common Future Edited with text by Régis Marodon. Preface by Rémy Rioux. Illustrations by Ruedi Baur, Odyssée Khorsandian.

Daily bad news about climate change, shrinking resources, global health crises, species extinction and growing inequalities cause tremendous anxiety and insecurity, especially since the COVID pandemic. The ambition of this book is to explain in >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786680
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Pbk, 4.75 x 6.25 in. / 252 pgs / 210 color.
Pub Date: 01/12/2021 In stock

Help Your Self! By Mieke Gerritzen.

We are constantly encouraged to lead the ideal life. Where once our identities were shaped by our communities, families and friends, today we write our own success stories on social media. We design our own >>more
ISBN 9789492095633
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 02/09/2021 In stock

IN/Search RE/Search Edited with text by Gabrielle Kennedy.

Art-school students learn that research skills are essential if they are to contribute alternative ways of thinking, not least to counter the neoliberal forces influencing the globe. How can these research skills unique to art >>more
ISBN 9789492095800
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Pbk, 4.25 x 8.25 in. / 414 pgs / 150 duotone.
Pub Date: 02/09/2021 In stock

Mix & Stir: New Outlooks on Contemporary Art from Global Perspectives Edited with text by Helen Westgeest, Kitty Zijlmans.

Aiming to encourage the study of art beyond national constraints and cultural domination, Mix & Stir proposes a voyage similar to that of culinary discovery, to arrive at a true “world art studies.” Contributions are >>more
ISBN 9789493246058
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 432 pgs / 90 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/08/2022 In stock

Nearness: Art and Education after COVID-19 By Marlies De Muck & Pascal Gielen.

The Covid-19 crisis has taught us how invaluable human presence is, not least in terms of the arts and pedagogy; ultimately, neither art nor education can do without physical proximity. Like works of art, people >>more
ISBN 9789492095862
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.25 in. / 64 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/24/2020 In stock

Research For People Who Think They Would Rather Create By Dirk Vis. Introduction by Florian Cramer.

In this user-friendly volume, author Dirk Vis lays out the basics of research for artists, offering a guide to the groundwork that has long been lacking.

How to formulate your topic and your argument; how to >>more
Onomatopee Projects
ISBN 9789493148437
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Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 136 pgs / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/30/2023 Out of stock

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

The almost 100 arts assignments compiled in this instructive new volume are designed to foster cross-disciplinary creativity in the visual arts, performance, theater, music and design. Everyone who teaches the arts knows the value of >>more
ISBN 9789492095756
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Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 304 pgs / 140 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 In stock