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Designers Universe: The Wow Factor NEW TITLE
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Designers Universe: The Wow Factor
Inspiration and Experimentation
in Graphic Design
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Artistic inspiration can manifest in a variety of guises, from the work of other creatives, travel abroad, forms found in nature, urban blight, or cultural icons to loved ones. The title of this groundbreaking book refers not only to the seeds of creative growth or epiphany, but also to the output of the highly talented designers profiled within.
Designers Universe: The Wow Factor (1) Designers Universe: The Wow Factor (2)
Designers Universe: The Wow Factor (3) Designers Universe: The Wow Factor (4)
Designers Universe: The Wow Factor (5) Designers Universe: The Wow Factor (6)
Designers Universe: The Wow Factor (7) Designers Universe: The Wow Factor (8)
What it means to be an artist or designer is rapidly changing in today’s competitive marketplace. The age of specialization is a thing of the past as studios emerge or reinvent themselves as multidisciplinary houses, capable of offering a broader array of products and services than ever before.

From graphic design and typography, to fashion, packaging, product design, photography, art installations and film — designers are responding quickly to trends by developing new tools, from the practical to the highly conceptual, to communicate their vision and retain clients. Contains engaging interviews with an unparalleled cast of international design studios that touch on process and role influences, as well as work and identity.

272 pages, Flexi-bound, 7 1/4'' x 9'' (184 x 229 mm)
300 color illustrations, English
ISBN: 978-1-58423-475-3  $ 39.95
Contributors from A–Z:
A is a Name
All the Way to Paris
Angus MacPherson
Ashlea O'Neill
Aurélien Arnaud
    (PNTS studio)
Casper Chan
Cchickenshit Conspiracy
Corriette Schoenaerts
Daydream Nation
Deutsche & Japaner
Driv Loo
Esther Lee
Franca Moor
Frédérique Daubal
Grafisches Büro
Hamish Smyth
Inventory Studio
Jean Jullien
Johan Hjerpe
Justin Blyth
Kalle Hagman
Katrin Schacke
Les Graphiquants
Mads Jakob Poulsen
Mark Pernice
Melvin Galapon
more+ studio
Oh Yeah Studio
Pablo Alfieri
Raquel Quevedo
Sérgio Alves
Shogo Kishino
So Hashizume
Sublima Comunicación
Surya Prasetya
Tilman Schlevogt
Tore Cheung
Trapped in Suburbia
Two Dot Two
Xibin Lee & Ye Yao
Zaijia Huang
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Crossing NEW
Crossing is a rich examination of successful merging, sampling, and mixing of genres and styles that are often diverse, eclectic, or contradictory, and features a stellar collection of work by artists such as Usugrow, Stefan Sagmeister, Tomokazu Matsuyama, Jeff Soto and many more. more...

Big Brand Theory NEW
Big Brand Theory
Case studies for key players such as Adidas, Colette, Converse, Starbucks, H&M, Nike, Isse Miyake, Lacoste, Levi’s, Thonik, UNIQLO, and many more illustrate the crucial design elements essential to crafting a youthful and dynamic corporate identity. more...

Hands On NEW
Hands On
Interactive Design in Print
Hands On collects a captivating array of the best of today’s interactive design in print — with projects incorporating magnets, stamps, stickers, stitching, pop-outs, scratch-away, paper folding, model building and more! more...

Head North The True Taste of Nordic Design NEW
Head North
The True Taste of Nordic Design
If you're in need of inspiration, Head North! — and discover one of the largest epicenters of design in the world, a region abundant with creativity in every realm of design and art. more...
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GINGKO PRESS | GRAPHIC DESIGN BOOK | ISBN-13: 9781584234753 | ISBN-10: 1-58423-475-X / 158423475X