Most popular Graphic design books
The most popular Graphic design books currently available. Updated weekly.
Future Press presents a unique companion book that follows the theme of survival as it runs through Ghost Recon Breakpoint, from its characters and dialogue to its world design and gameplay. Discover what it takes to create a game, a story and a world dedicated to testing the limits of what a Ghost can survive.
An essential addition to the start-up toolkit, designed for entrepreneurs, founders, graphic designers, brand creators and anyone seeking to decode the complicated world of brand identity. Book of Branding is a creative guide for new businesses, start-ups and individuals, which puts visual identity at the heart of brand strategy.
Book of Ideas is just that: an outpouring of what one creative director and designer has discovered from many years working in the strange and endlessly fascinating world of the creative industry.
An entertaining and highly original introduction to graphic design, this beautifully designed book uses puzzles and visual challenges to demonstrate how typography, signage, posters and branding work.
Vol.2 continues offering yet more indispensable advice. Chapters cover issues ranging from creativity for good, how to decode creative DNA, embracing limitations, using humour or entertaining the right wrongs. Vol.2 offers holistic guidance on how to approach life and work in a mindful, smart way to make you a better designer, creator and thinker.
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe InDesign choose Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) from Adobe Press. The 16 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in InDesign. Designers will build a strong foundation of typographic, page layout, and document-construction skills that will enable them to produce a broad range of print and digital publications-from a simple postcard to an interactive Adobe PDF with form fields.,<br> <br> The real-world tasks in this comprehensive book are presented in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format and are designed to train beginning Adobe InDesign users in the program-from fundamental features to powerful layout skills. This book can also help experienced InDesign users elevate their skills and learn about new features. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases new features for Creative Cloud customers.,<br> <br> All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and interactive multiple-choice quizzes. As always with the Classroom in a Book, Instructor Notes are available for teachers to download.
Go beyond crafting a logo or brochure and learn what it takes to design a commercial success.
Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy is an introductory, step-by-step guide to digitizing hand lettering and to lettering on a tablet.
The ultimate step-by-step visual guide to creating a successful brand, using contemporary brand identities as prototypes
The best examples of the posters, prints and other graphics that have been used for political protest throughout history and right to the present.
Graphic Design Thinking
Inspired by Seesaw, an earlier book from Lars Muller Publishers, in a playful and at the same time minimalist way the Japanese designer Takahiro Kurashima established with Poemotion 1 a link to the motif of a "School of Seeing" that has long occupied a special place in the publisher's program.
Seven years after the publication of Graphic Design: The New Basics, coauthors Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips have updated the book with current content and extended key sections.
Colour plays a significant role in design; it can transform any design, making it more impressive, appealing and distinctive. Working with colour is one of the successful designer's key skills.
The generative design research approach brings people served by design directly into the design process. First book on groundbreaking topic.
"Thinking with Type" is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This edition includes 48 pages of new content and the online companion has been revised to reflect the new material.
Fonts have different personalities that can create trust, mistrust, give you confidence, make things seem easier to do or make a product taste better. This book explains why certain fonts or styles evoke particular experiences and associations. It explores how you respond to fonts emotionally and can make fonts work for your message.
Examine the distillation of modernism in graphic design with this vast collection of approximately 6,000 logos from 1940-1980. Ranging from media outfits to retail giants, airlines to art galleries, these clean, clear visual concepts may be seen as the visual birth of corporate identity.
A plethora of 1950s ads covering just about anything the dollar could buy, from Las Vegas vacations to cigarettes as healthy mood enhancers. More than a record of bygone products and campaigns, these colorful ads provide an evocative record of everyday American life when McCarthyism was rife and capitalism was king.
"Explores connections between storytelling and design, [examining] the psychology of visual communication from a narrative point of view"--Publisher's description.
Vinyl's back in style and in this selection of 1000 of the most iconic record sleeves from the 60s to 90s, we recall why it's the biggest and best music format ever. Iconic artwork, memorable cover-sleeves, and long-lost classics all jostle for space in this virtual shelf of music history.
Offers an introduction to the key elements of good design. Covering the fundamental elements of design, this title illustrates the technical points and encourage readers to try out new ideas.
Deals with graphic design ideas. This title shows historic images, preliminary drawings, working models and rejected alternatives, as well as the finished work.
The complete catalogue of seminal design collective Hipgnosis, showcasing ground-breaking cover art created for the all-time greatest rock & roll bands, including the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd.
Third part of the best-selling series
Draplin Design Co. is a mid-career survey of work, case studies, inspiration, road stories, lists, maps, how-tos, and advice.
With exclusive material and expert guidance from curriculum leaders at Central Saint Martins, one of the most prestigious art schools in the world, this book offers the essential practical knowhow for you to thrive in the world of art and design.
Verbs can be metaphors for how a building should look.
Together with our bookbinder, we've developed the perfect bookstand. Closed or open to leaf through, your book is displayed upright without any strain to its spine. Made of solid glass-like acrylic, these stands are available in three sizes custom-made to carry our entire catalogue.Size XL: For all of our XXL-sized giants, including...
North Korea uncensored and unfiltered - ordinary life in the world's most secretive nation, captured in never-before-seen ephemera
OFF THE WALL - Art of the Absurd<br>A vivid exploration of peculiar art, Off the Wall is a funhouse tour through the darkly comedic minds of more than twenty-five artists from around the world. From representational to barely recognizable, the illustrations and comics showcased here never fail to evoke the special blend of humor and horror that the subconscious mind finds so irresistible. Talking pets, repurposed pop-culture icons and troubled eroticism are only a few of the odd themes to be found in this one-of-a-kind collection. Short interviews with the artists allow a peek behind the curtain, and offer insight into the creative processes that lead to such off-kilter, unsettling and strangely compelling art. Full of dark humor and self-awareness, Off the Wall is a candy-colored nightmare journey through worlds barely stranger than our own.<br>
Psychedelia meets Black Power, sexual liberation meets social conscience, and street portraiture meets fantastical cartoon in this epic volume of groove. Complete with cultural context, design analysis, and interviews with key industry figures, the collection gathers more than 500 legendary record covers that visualized a golden era of African...
Suitable for independent-minded graphic designers, this title addresses the concerns of young designers who want to earn a living by doing expressive and meaningful work and avoid becoming a hired drone working on soulless projects. It offers advice on how to establish your design career and suggestions for running a successful business.
From the Jim Heimann collection, a seminal collection of classic car ads-from the populism of the Ford Model T in the 1910s, through the sexy, aspirational cruisers of the 1950s, the quirkiness of the VW Beetle ads in the 1960s, right up to the present day of rugged SUVs and sleek, deluxe sports models.
Creating a Brand Identity is a fascinating and complex challenge for the graphic designer. It requires practical design skills and creative drive as well as an understanding of marketing and consumer behaviour. This book is an introduction to this multifaceted process. It illustrates brand identities from around the world.
In this mighty first volume, Jens Muller traces 70 years of graphic design, designers, and developments from the late 19th century through the economic boom after World War II, spanning designs that would form the basis for further revolutions.