Get this from a library! Graphic design: a new history. [Stephen Eskilson]. Available in: Hardcover. Now in its second edition, this innovative look at the history of graphic design explores its evolution from the 19th. To people outside the field, the preoccupation of graphic designers with such arcane matters as serifs, ligatures, or full-page bleeds may seem charming.
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The second edition features over 80 new images, revised text throughout, a new chapter on 19th-century design, and expanded sections on critical topics including the Swiss Style, Postmodernism, and contemporary design. Under the influence of William Morris and the Arts and Crafts movement in the late 19th century, a new era began for design arts.
The layout of graphic design a new history chapter reflects the unique style of the period it describes, and some illustrations throughout the volume provide a visual record of more than one hundred years of creative achievement in the field.
Under the influence of William Morris and the Arts and Crafts movement in the late 19th century, a new era began for design arts. Although designers, their clients, and the ultimate graphic design a new history of their work might long for the assertive neutrality of the Swiss grid, Eskilson repeatedly and convincingly demonstrates that graphic design a new history is an ideal that can almost never be realized.
This applies not just to patriotic recruiting posters of World War I or the brazen Constructivist assault on the capitalist class. For just this reason, one singular omission is striking and, frankly, perplexing: If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click 'Authenticate'.