Design In Europe


The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design

Born of the traditions of fine art and printing, graphic design is a form of visual communication that seeks to inform, identify or promote through the combination of word and image. But unlike the written word or a work of art, a graphic design operates exclusively in the context in which it will be seen, and mediates between the wishes of the client and the expectations of the public. Moreover, a graphic work is created for mass reproduction. The field of graphic design, as we know it today, has its roots in ...

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Great British Identity

A selection of the most outstanding corporate identity design projects performed in Great Britain, together with their secrets and the personality behind each studio. No doubt this book offers a representative sample of the current British design panorama in the field of corporate identity design from studios such as Inventory Studio, Pentagram, Damien Poulin, Yatch Associates and Golden among others. A new book from the creators of Great British Pack and Great British Editorial.

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Book #THREE by Brand Nu

An eclectic collection of commercial and experimental work, Book #THREE is a visual tour of the use of creative re-touching, vector illustrations and art direction to inspire and transform everything from leading world brands to inanimate objects. The book also contains several self-initiated experiments, unpublished elsewhere, which show the passion and excitement that Brand Nu applies to seeking new techniques to add to his ever expanding creative arsenal. Printed in England on GF Smith deluxe paper. Hand numbered and signed.

Marcel Wanders: Behind The Ceiling

Dutch designer Marcel Wanders is undeniably one of the most prolific and celebrated international designers today. Marcel Wanders: Behind the Ceiling is the highly anticipated first monograph on the star designer. It charts his provocative body of work and stellar career...


New Book: How to be a Rockstar Wordpress Designer

Now Available from Rockable Press!

Managing web content has always been tricky, but with WordPress, any web designer can have a flexible, free and powerful CMS to use not just on blogging projects, but on all sorts of websites. In How To Be a Rockstar WordPress Designer you will learn step by step how to take a straight HTML site and power it with WordPress.

During the course of the book you'll build THREE WordPress themes, a blog, a portfolio site and a general site with menus and submenus. Each theme demonstrates different aspects of WordPress theming and all three are packaged in with the book so you'll have Photoshop, HTML, CSS and WordPress PHP files to refer to.

It's packed with awesome stuff like 3 demo sites which YOU build as you learn! It also includes the latest updates specific to WordPress 2.7!

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