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The Story of Graphic Design in France
Michel Wlassikoff:
The Story of Graphic Design
in France
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With the exception of poster art, French graphic design has enjoyed little recognition on the international stage — until now. This remarkable new book tells the fascinating story about the development of design in the France, and it does so with typical French flair.
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French graphic design has thrived on a multitude of external influences from places as far afield as Russia, Switzerland, Poland, Germany and Hungary. The designers here are legendary artists, actually some of the world’s most revered: French artists and artists who made Paris their home — Man Ray, Brassai, Cassandre, Leger, Duchamp, Mallarme to name just a few.

The Story of Graphic Design in France documents the emergence of graphic design as a culture in France and illustrates how it came to the fore in recent years with bursts of vitality in poster art, typography, editorial design, magazine design, information graphics, multimedia, and television.

This book places the tradition of French graphic design amidst the greater aesthetic languages of fine art, iconography, urban architecture, sculpture, communication art, fashion, literature, and much more.

356 pages, Hardcover, 10 1/4'' x 11 1/2'' (260 x 292 mm)
650 color and 250 b/w illustrations, English
ISBN-13: 978-1-58423-220-9  
ISBN-10: 1-58423-220-X       $ 59.95
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Around Europe Promotion
Around Europe Promotion
From Holland to Italy, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium and Spain the reader can enjoy an extravaganza of con­tem­por­ary European promotional design created by its best and brightest. more...

Great British Editorial Culture
Great British Editorial
A breathtaking collection of work by Britain’s best editorial designers, that covers a remarkable array of material and subject matter. Examples range fom rough fanzines and everyday mailers to slick corporate publications and hard hitting, subject specific one-offs. more...

Rolling Paper Graphics on Cigarette Rolling Paper
Rolling Paper: Graphics on Cigarette Rolling Paper
This unique collection presents 540 different kinds of rolling paper plus seventy posters. An enormous amount of care was taken to create a look and feel that would appeal. The color, texture and size were all vital to an individual brand’s success. more...
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GINGKO PRESS | GRAPHIC DESIGN | ISBN-13: 9781584232209 | ISBN-10: 158423220X