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This revised edition of the 1995 original features a new cover and a new opening chapter putting Carson's more recent work in context of the rest of his career. The text is brief, but the volume sports 225 images, including eight gatefolds. Even if you have the original, this enlarged, affordable title warrants purchase. An essential title for graphic design collections.
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Lewis Blackwell is head of creative direction at Getty Images. Formerly publisher and editor of Creative Review he is the author and editor of numerous critically acclaimed books including David Carson: 2ndsight, with Neville Brody G1, and with Chris Ashworth Soon: The Future of Brands. A regular writer and commentator on graphic design and typography advertising film video and multimedia, Blackwell lectures and chairs awards juries internationally.
David Carson has been described as the most influential graphic designer working today. He directs commercials and short films and lectures internationally. Carson was awarded "best use of design and photography" from the International Center for Photography, New York. Newsweek magazine said Carson "changed the face of graphic design". Carson's previous publications include The End of Print: The Graphic Design of David Carson and David Carson: 2ndsight, a winner of the 77th Annual Art Directors Awards.
not that inspirational as a book but Carson is no doubt a leader in the field. worth buying used to have around.Published on November 17, 2009 by Anthony Kelly
I just loved this book, it's a different kind of graphic design, but yet original and something i had never seen before,Published on July 2, 2006 by Alonso Sierra
All I can say is that this book is timeless.. I have bought it twice, once, when it first came out and second, when I emigrated to another country as I couldn't find another... Read morePublished on September 24, 2005 by One Lamb
David Carson is the only original designer since the Bauhaus. His work breaks the mold of the ever increasingly boring grids. Read morePublished on November 24, 2004 by Woodshed
As a graphic designer I think this book doesn't add anything in this field. I read lots of reviews about this book and they all said that it is magnificent that's why I bought it,... Read morePublished on July 6, 2002 by MBN
This was a trend changing book. The work that is actually (David Car5on) is from a time when the only thing happening...happened with the youth. Read morePublished on August 16, 2001 by "streetscene"