History of Graphic Design

Over time, graphic design – with its vivid and sharp synthesis of images and ideas – has captured the spirit of every era. Every single moment of every day we are surrounded by minimalist packaging, colorful advertising, brilliant environmental infographics and interfaces: therefore, graphic design serves as much to convey information as to reflect the cultural aspirations and values ​​of a society.

Thanks to his extensive knowledge of the subject, the author Jens Müller reviews the most extraordinary projects of each year, which also represent milestones in the history of design. This collection of important graphic works represents an essential reflection on the evolution of a creative field subject to continuous changes and challenges. By helping us recognize the decisive impact of graphic design on our daily lives, these seminal projects act as coordinates for orienting ourselves in contemporary history.

— Format: Hardcover
— 512 Pages
— ISBN 9783836588065
— Edition: English
— Weight: 3.2 lb


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