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Product Details

  • Series: 1000 Series
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers (April 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1592530214
  • ISBN-13: 978-1592530212
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 9.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #875,805 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Peter King & Company, a Boston-based design communications group, has developed concept-driven solutions for corporate, institutional, and individual clients since 1994. Clients include IBM Lotus software, Seachange International, Massachusetts Coalition for School Based Health Centers, and the Peabody Essex Museum.

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As a graphic designer, I find this book full of inspiration.
Cicero Tully
Each page may have half a dozen or more pieces shown but no detail shots of any.
L. Niles
Just open up this book, and an explosion of new ideas will fill your head.
Shannon M.

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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Cicero Tully on November 1, 2004
Format: Paperback
As a graphic designer, I find this book full of inspiration. When I am at a creative blank I can just refer to this book and new ideas are instantly created. Images in this book are clear and crisp, despite what the previous reviewer said, I personally find these images large enough to see how intricate and detailed the work is and how they are administered. A wonderful book!
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Lauren P. Luftman on December 9, 2004
Format: Paperback
I absolutely love this book; even though as a designer I don't do much card/invitation design, the typography and graphic elements are still inspiring in my everyday work. It makes for a fun coffee table book as well.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A reader on August 25, 2005
Format: Paperback
I was disappointed with this book as the majority of cards are Christmas related and a lot of them are from the same contributers. There is some nice stuff in there but with 1000 'greetings' I had hoped for A LOT more variation and not all American but International cards.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Skip Savage on April 22, 2006
Format: Paperback
Many of the examples in this extensive book were created for the designer's personal use, not for a client. When a designer must answer to no one, incredible creativity is often the happy result. No committees to ruin the mood, no visual illiterates to kill the design before it gets into the light of the outside world.

I actually couldn't care less that this is a collection of greetings. What is truly important is the quality of the work in this book. There's an abundance of hot ideas and beautiful executions that any graphic designer would appreciate having...as a valuable swipe file.

This could be your secret weapon. Keep it between you and me and whoever else you tell.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By L. Niles on August 3, 2007
Format: Paperback
I have a lot of problems with this book.

The first being that while the designs are split into categories such as "brand identity", "invitations" and "self branding" (among others) the individual pieces have virtually no information given on their purpose or use. It would be very helpful to know standard information like the target audience or main goals attributed to the selected works shown. It isn't enough to simply lump sum all this work into a category and offer no explanation on demographics or psychographics. A directory at the end of the book lists who designed the work, but that's really all you get.

The second thing that irked me is that the pictures are very small. Each page may have half a dozen or more pieces shown but no detail shots of any. This further adds to my first complaint. The viewer can't even deduce for themselves what most of the work was intended for since the images are so small. Some of the photography is very lovely and truly works to show off the best qualities of the selected pieces but without detailed shots or full page displays the viewer is left unsatisfied.

While all the designs shown are very good, many are based off of common ideas. Lots of Pseudo-Asian, lots of decomposed and grunge. While they're attractive, they're not particularly inspiring.

Over all I think this book would do more good in the hands of a craft minded individual and not a designer. I can see many of the invitations lending themselves well to home projects and offering some inspiration for personal correspondence stationery.

An acceptable coffee table book, but not a design tool.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Joel on December 14, 2009
Format: Paperback
This book ranges from the simple and straight forward to the fancifully ornate. It is just what the title suggests, merely a collection. 1000 pieces on display, not discussed. So, if you're needing a case study, this isn't the book for you. But if you'd like a solid reference for your design library, then by all means, add this one. There's plenty of examples inside to spark your imagination.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Shannon M. on March 8, 2008
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I first saw this book at a local bookstore. Being a Graphic Design Student I've been struggling to find a decent collection of well designed promotions, to give me some inspiration. It figures that I finally discovered it the last semester of my senior year... but you know, I think that this will still be much used. This is by far one of the best design book I have seen. Typography is used in ways I never thought could be done before. Basically, it's teaching me things I've never learned in my schooling. What fascinates me most, is the way papers, text, and color come together. So, for all you Graphic Art/Design Students, or even if you are an artist of any sort and you start feeling the need for inspiration. Just open up this book, and an explosion of new ideas will fill your head. Make sure you have a sketchbook handy... :)
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