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The Education of a Graphic Designer Paperback – September 1, 1998

ISBN-13: 978-1880559994 ISBN-10: 1880559994

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Allworth Press (September 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1880559994
  • ISBN-13: 978-1880559994
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 6.7 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,867,145 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Steven Heller is editor of the AIGA Journal of Graphic Design and the chair of the MFA design department at the School of Visual Arts. He is the author or editor of more than seventy books on graphic design, and he is a contributor or contributing editor to nearly 25 magazines, including Print, U&lc, Eye Magazine, Communications Arts, ID magazine, Graphis, Design Issues, and Mother Jones. Since 1986 he has been senior art director of the New York Times, which he first joined as an art director in 1974. From 1967-1973, he served as art director for numerous publications, including Interview magazine, The New York Free Press, Rock Magazine, Screw magazine, Mobster Times, Evergreen Review, and the Irish Arts Center.



He was awarded three design grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, in 1986,1988, and 1990. In 1996, he received a Special Educators Award from The Art Director's Club of New York. He has been the curator of ten design exhibitions, including "The Art of Satire" at the Pratt Graphics Center and "Art Against War" at the Parsons School of Design. Since 1986, he has directed "Modernism & Eclecticism: A History of American Graphic Design," an annual symposium at the School of Visual Arts. He lives in New York.

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By Angel L. Maldonado Colon on August 8, 2009
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Even though it is a little out dated regarding today education. It is a good base for acquiring knowledge about the subject.
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0 of 15 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on June 24, 2000
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Essencial for reflection on how the graphic design can learn and make a better world.
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3 of 50 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on June 24, 2000
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Essencial for reflection on how the graphic design can learn and make a better world.
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