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This is the unrivaled, comprehensive, and award-winning reference tool on graphic design recognized for publishing excellence by the Association of American Publishers. Now, this Fifth Edition of Meggs' History of Graphic Design offers even more detail and breadth of content than its heralded predecessors, revealing a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, and important developments responsible for paving the historic paths that define the graphic design experience. In addition to classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and postmodern design, this new Fifth Edition presents new information on current trends and technologies sweeping the graphic design landscape—such as the web, multimedia, interactive design, and private presses, thus adding new layers of depth to an already rich resource.
With more than 1,400 high-quality images throughout—many new or newly updated—Meggs' History of Graphic Design, Fifth Edition provides a wealth of visual markers for inspiration and emulation. For professionals, students, and everyone who works with or loves the world of graphic design, this landmark text will quickly become an invaluable guide that they will turn to again and again.
Love this electronic copy. Great information and it allow me to copy and paste from the book to Word Documents.Published 1 month ago by Praise Is What I Do
A very good book with nice pictures of graphic design. It talks from the first printers to Bauhaus. It is filled with so much detailed information.Published 1 month ago by Ulysses
This was exactly what I needed for my class. I am happy to rent as I don't need to own it for the amount of money a new one costs. The class itself? Read morePublished 1 month ago by MilRod
I wish other textbooks would come in this form. (I know that there are a few)Published 2 months ago by Zoey K
Wow, fascinating information! Within the first chapter I was hooked and didn't want to stop reading more about the history of pictographic communications. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Matheo Cadena