This comprehensive illustrated history begins with the origins of the alphabet itself and carries the reader through the first handwritten books, the invention of printing in the Renaissance, the explosion of graphic styles (and printed media) in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the impact of digital technology on design today. Learn More
This stunning picture book chronicles one hundred years of classic patterns, featuring designs in a wide variety of styles, art movements, and countries of origin to give an overview of surface design from the beginning of the last century to the present day. Learn More
Fantagraphics spotlights the intersection of art and language in this innovative new collection — without peer in English — that gathers the work of visual poets from around the world into one stunning volume. The alphabet is turned on its head and inside-out and the results culminate in a compilation of daring and surprising verbo-visual gems. Learn More
For near thirty years, consultant Keith Granet has helped design professionals, advising designers and architects on everything from billing to branding, from client management to marketing and licensing successfully run businesses that allows them to pursue their passion for design and be profitable. Learn More
Punk rock gave birth to an art movement that was little appreciated at the time but soon became influential around the globe. This is the first book to chronicle the art of punk style, from concert posters and flyers to fanzines and record sleeves, T-shirts, buttons, comic books, and much more. Learn More
Here at last is the bible of T-shirt design today. 82 studios from around the world—Brazil, Australia, Japan, Switzerland, America, Argentina, and more—contribute their best designs to create a global and contemporary view of the thriving state of T-shirt land.