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Graphic Design Archive Documents 500 Most Influential Designs
By Dorothy Tan, 02 Nov 2012
Presented as a book-in-a-box, The Phaidon Archive Of Graphic Design is a beautiful read about 500 of the world’s most influential designs curated from a diverse range of media—including newspapers, magazines, posters, advertisements, typography and logos.
Neatly organized by dividers, readers can choose to explore the history and legacy of graphic design by designer, subject, chronology or alphabetical order.
Tracing the development of of graphic design from 15th century Europe to more recent times, the book features iconic works by industry luminaries such as Milton Glaser, Paula Scher and Paul Rand.
A must-read for all graphic design enthusiasts, Brain Pickings described it as “a stunning artifact and an illuminating time-capsule of design history”.
The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design is available on Amazon.
[via Brain Pickings]
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