The suggestive power of packaging as a communication tool.
Boxed & Labelled Two! is a compelling exploration of the power of state-of-the-art packaging design today and documents its main strategic directions—all of which address a longing for “truthfulness.” Because our relationship to food products has changed so drastically in the last few years, especially in regard to the importance we place on the source and quality of ingredients, the majority of the examples in this book are food-related. But other examples from a wide spectrum of products also highlight the traits that distinguish those on the cutting edge of the evolution in packaging concepts.
Müller-Brockmanns 1961 erstmals erschienene Publikation sollte die Probleme der zeitgemässen Formfindung für den Grafiker lösen und wurde zu einem Standardwerk, das noch immer weit über die Grenzen der Schweiz hinaus als historischer Leitfaden wirkt. 1983 fand sie in einer gekürzten, broschierten Version – zugleich in den USA und Kanada herausgegeben – weltweite Verbreitung. Das vorliegende Buch ist nun die ungekürzte Rekonstruktion des Originals von 1961, im Leinenband mit Umschlag. Aufgenommen wurden die Ergänzungen, die Josef Müller-Brockmann für die broschierte Version von 1983 selbst vorgenommen hatte. So liegt nun wieder der umfassende Müller-Brockmann vor. Im ersten Teil wird der Weg von der illustrativen zur sachlichen Grafik gezeigt, die Bedeutung der Gestaltungselemente, ihre Anwendung und Wirkung auf allen Gebieten der Werbung: Geschäftsdrucksachen, Inserat, Prospekt, Katalog, Buch, Plakat, Aussenwerbung, Ausstellung. Der mittlere Teil des Buches umfasst grundsätzliche Überlegungen zur Arbeit des grafischen Gestalters. Das Kapitel «Wissenschaft und visuelle Kommunikation» streift beispielsweise Themen wie Semiotik, Kommunikationsforschung und Informationstheorie. Im letzten Drittel wird anhand einer umfassenden Dokumentation die systematische Ausbildung des Grafikers vorgestellt, wie sie Müller-Brockmann an der Schule für Gestaltung in Zürich zu seiner Zeit vermittelt hatte.
Deutsch / Englisch / Französisch 200 Seiten, 735 Abbildungen, 26 x 22.5 cm Leinenband mit Schutzumschlag Erscheinungsdatum: 06/2003
An international guide to contemporary packaging design
Packaging is ahighly underrated art form. As the first thing a consumer sees when looking at a product, it can make or break a sale. Every year, the Pentawards celebrate the art of the package by recognizing the world's most groundbreaking and influential designs. Designers compete in five main categories — beverages, food, body, luxury, and other markets — and no fewer than 50 sub-categories.
Featuring a selection of hundreds of works, this book brings together Pentawards winners from 2008 to 2016, providing a vivid demonstration of creativity in every form of packaging. Readers will discover, through product descriptions and plenty of images, what drives design industry leaders and agencies behind these creations, which permeate all aspects of our everyday lives. This well of inspiration will not just serve design and marketing professionals, but anyone with an interest in the creative process of packaging.
Pentawards is the first and only worldwide competition dedicated to packaging design in all its forms, and is open to anyone associated with its creation or marketing. Aside from prize-giving, Pentawards’ mission is the worldwide promotion of packaging design among companies, media, economic and political authorities, and the general public.
Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing and was an art editor for newspapers and design magazines in Tokyo before joining TASCHEN in 2001. His titles include the Illustration Now! and Record Covers series, as well as the infographics collection and books about advertising and visual culture.
At a time when it has never been easier to design, publish, and distribute typefaces, standing out as a designer is now evermore challenging. For typeface users in particular, staying up to date with the latest font trends and innovations and having to choose the right font for a project, has hardly been more difficult. The Yearbook of Type 2019/20 is a practical guide that helps users navigate the diverse, ocean-like, typographical landscape in order to choose a font that is right for them, and one that fits their project needs.
The reader is introduced to the world of typography through a series of articles showcasing sketches, background knowledge, technical information, instructions, and descriptions as well as the latest trends in contemporary typeface design.
Each individual typeface in the Yearbook of Type 2019/20 is presented on a double-page spread. Featured on the left-hand side is a specimen page, whilst the right-hand page provides detailed information about the corresponding designer and foundry, in addition to an overview of the typefaces’ characteristics. This is supplemented by an extensive index which clearly displays the fonts according to classification, as well as presenting the font designers, publishers, and explanations of OpenType features. Thanks to an online microsite, the fonts presented in the book can be directly accessed in order to either download test versions or to buy them.
– Detailed presentation of 158 recent typefaces – Ample background information – Index of typeface classifications – Index of all 176 type designers and 98 foundries from 36 countries – Explanation of all OpenType features – Essays, interviews, and tutorials by Pedro Amado, Massimiliano Audretsch, Bianca Berning, Ian Lynam, Lilo Schäfer, Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer, Mark van Wageningen, Amber Weaver, Stefan Willerstorfer, Anuthin Wongsunkakon, and Benjamin Wurster – Microsite online linking the typefaces directly to the foundries’ websites
Presented type foundries: 205TF, 29Letters, AinsiFont, Antipixel, Binnenland, BLKBK Inc., Bonez Designz, Brownfox, Bureau Sebastian Moock, BVH Type, Cadson Demak, Calligrafiction, CAST Foundry, character type foundry, Connary Fagen, Inc., Darden Studio, Degarism Studio, Design is Culture, Detail Type Foundry, Dezcom, Dominique Kerber, FaceType, FAEL, Fatype, Fazan Fonts, FBAUP, Fontador, Fontfabric, Frere-Jones Type, FSdesign, FutureFonts, Hanken Design Co., Hoftype, Hurme Design, HvD Fonts, JAM Type, Jan Fromm, Jeremy Tankard Typography, Jonas Pelzer, Kimmy Design, Kontour, La Bolde Vita, Laïc: Type Foundry, Latinotype, Latinotype México, Lazydogs Typefoundry, LetterPalette, Los Andes Type, LUCRA Designstudio, Ludwig Type, Lux Typo, Mark Simonson Studio, Metis Foundry, Morisawa Inc., MOTORTYPE, NEW LETTERS, Nicolas Portnoï, Nouvelle Noire, Nova Type Foundry, Occupant Fonts, Our Polite Society Type, P22 type foundry, PampaType, Parachute, phospho, PintassilgoPrints, Playtype, Process Type Foundry, R-Typography, R9 Type+Design, Renegadefonts, Revolver Type Foundry, Sandoll, Inc., Schriftlabor, Sharp Type Corporation, stabenfonts, Stawix Foundry, Studio Buchanan, Studio René Bieder, sugargliderz, The Designers Foundry, The Northern Block, TipografiaRamis, Tipografies, Tour de Force Font Foundry, Typearture, typecuts, Typedepot, Typedifferent, TypeMates, Typerepublic, TypeTogether, typic, Typogama, Typonauten, übertype, URW Type Foundry, Velvetyne Type Foundry, and Wiescher-Design.
Yearbook of Type 2019/20
Publisher: Slanted Publishers Creative Direction: Lars Harmsen Art Direction: Julia Kahl Graphic Design and Managing Editor: Clara Weinreich Graphic Design Assistant: Laura Gäbert Proofreading and Translation: Isabella Krüger, Lies Wolf Microsite: Kolja Buscher Volume: 400 pages Format: 16 × 24 cm Language: English ISBN: 978-3-948440-01-5 Specials: Hardcover, spot colors Printing and Book Binding: Kösel GmbH & Co. KG Cover Material: PEYDUR neuleinen, 135 g / sm, peyer graphic gmbh Paper Inside: Holmen TRND 2.0, 80 g/sm, Holmen Paper Endpaper: SURBALIN seda, 115 g/sm, tiefschwarz, peyer graphic gmbh Spot Colors: HKS 13 N, HKS 33 N, HKS 43 N, HKS 54 N, HKS 97 N, HKS Warenzeichenverband e. V.
Driven by ‘simple, remarkable ideas’ Stockholm Design Lab (SDL) has been transforming brands as one of the leading forward-thinking design agencies in the world. From developing visual identities to defining creative approaches for the biggest brands today, its works are as diverse as they are distinct and delightful to capture hearts across all walks of life.
To mark its 21st year in the industry, SDL has compiled a special monograph with over 500 pages of exclusive insight into its creative inspiration, processes, and portfolio. Categorised by industry, the book’s contents include behind-the-scenes anecdotes, mock-ups, and never-seen-before images; serving as a valuable source of reference and reflection for designers at any level.
Editor: Victionary Specs: 230 x 290 mm, 568 pp Format: full colour, hard cover with dust jacket Release date: March 2020 Language: English
The second volume of Modern Heraldry contains a vast resourse of trademarks, based on heraldic symbology, from all over the world.
Featuring the work of A Practice for Everyday Life, Carpenter Collective, Doublenaut, Grand Deluxe, Peter Horridge, Interbrand, Brandon Nickerson, Rinker Design Co., Socio Design, Type08, Werklig, Yossi Belkin Design Co. & many more.
Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps
Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking
A behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary and meticulous design of graphic objects for film sets
Although graphic props such as invitations, letters, tickets, and packaging are rarely seen close-up by a cinema audience, they are designed in painstaking detail. Dublin-based designer Annie Atkins invites readers into the creative process behind her intricately designed, rigorously researched, and visually stunning graphic props. These objects may be given just a fleeting moment of screen time, but their authenticity is vital and their role is crucial: to nudge both the actors on set and the audience just that much further into the fictional world of the film.
Format: Paperback Size: 254 x 190 mm (10 x 7 1/2 in) Pages: 208 pp Illustrations: 200 illustrations ISBN: 9780714879383
Bookbinding is a unique and essential reference guide for designers, explaining industrial bookbinding techniques with a focus on the design and conception of print products. Packed full of insights from the world’s best bookbinders, it contains everything you need to know about folding, stitching and binding to create beautiful books.
Franziska Morlok has worked at Sagmeister inc, Leonardi.Wollein and Fons Hickmann m23 and currently runs her own studio, Rimini Berlin. Miriam Waszelewski is an award winning freelance graphic designer with a focus on editorial design. She is the art director for me.URBAN magazine.
Arrows, swashes, swooshes, globes, sunbursts and parallel, vertical and horizontal lines, words, letters, shapes and pictures. Logos are the most ubiquitous and essential of all graphic design devices, representing ideas, beliefs and, of course, things. They primarily identify products, businesses and institutions, but they are also associated, hopefully in a positive way, with the ethos or philosophy of those entities. The 50 logos in this book are examples of good ideas in the service of representation, reputation and identification.
A wonderful, whimsical journey through the pioneering space-race graphics of the former Soviet Union
Alexandra Sankova, in collaboration with the Moscow Design Museum
This otherworldly collection of Soviet space-race graphics takes readers on a cosmic adventure through Cold War-era Russia. Created against a backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty, the extraordinary images featured, taken from the period's hugely successful popular-science magazines, were a vital tool for the promotion of state ideology. Presenting more than 250 illustrations - depicting daring discoveries, scientific innovations, futuristic visions, and extraterrestrial encounters - Soviet Space Graphics unlocks the door to the creative inner workings of the USSR.
Format: Hardback Size: 270 x 205 mm (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 in) Pages: 240 pp Illustrations: 267 illustrations ISBN: 9781838660536
Germany is no stranger to utilitarian and quality designs. Owing to the Bauhaus movement which emerged in the early 20th century, the country has a well-established reputation in cultivating pioneers of the world’s modern industrial and graphic design scene. With a historical tendency to unite form with function in design, Germany is constantly producing influential and comprehensive designs that never fail to manifest excellent practicality.
In the spirit of demonstrating the distinct visual landscapes of different cultures, viction:ary’s design reference collection Design Origin examines creative works one country at a time. Succeeding their debut edition on France, Design Origin: Germany explores contemporary design in Germany that encapsulate the country’s unrelenting emphasis on efficiency and accessibility. Profiling works from over 40 local creatives, this title showcases an array of cutting-edge projects from brand identities to set designs and everything in between.
Editor: Victionary Specs: 185 x 250 mm, 256 pp Format: full colour, softcover Release date: August 2016 Language: English
Karl-Heinz Drescher – Berlin Typo Posters, Texts and Interviews
Karl-Heinz Drescher (born on October 7, 1936 in Quirl; died on May 19, 2011 in Berlin) was a graphic artist working at Bertolt Brecht’s world famous theater Berliner Ensemble as a graphic designer for almost 40 years. In addition to his work at this house, Drescher also worked for other organizers, museums, galleries, and theaters, amongst others the Akademie der Künste der DDR, the Maxim-Gorki-Theater, and the Deutsche Staatsoper in Berlin. His catalog of works today comprises over 400 posters, about one third printed with letterpress.
In a one-year research, the designer Markus Lange contacted Drescher’s family and conducted various interviews with companions and friends to find out more about this talented designer, who studied from 1955 to 1960 in the former GDR at the same school as he did (Burg Giebichenstein, formerly Hochschule für industrielle Formgestaltung).
For the first time, this book summarizes most of Drescher’s (typographic) posters in one comprehensive volume and contains texts and interviews by various authors such as Dr. Friedrich Diekmann, Dr. Sylke Wunderlich, Helmut Brade, Niklaus Troxler, Gerd Fleischmann, Jamie Murphy, Erik Spiekermann, Ferdinand Ulrich, Götz Gramlich, Peter Kammerer, Vera Tenschert, Cesarina and Alessandro Drescher. “Karl-Heinz Drescher—Berlin Typo Posters, Texts, and Interviews” serves as a review of the life of an extraordinary theater graphic designer but also as an inspiration for the here and now.
viction:ary’s original PALETTE colour-themed series has been one of the most sought-after references for designers around the world. Each edition has formed the basis of a classic collection that continues to be relevant and reliable through the variety of compelling concepts and visuals featured. In keeping with the ever-changing demands of creative practitioners today, we are introducing the PALETTE mini series – redesigned in a convenient size for instant inspiration. Packed with style and substance like their predecessors with the addition of several new projects, they serve as instrumental and timeless sources of inspiration.
With their mesmerising sheen, metallic finishes add shine and lustre to any surface or material as they catch the eye even under the dimmest of lights. Through a variety of mediums and techniques, the artists and designers featured in PALETTE mini 03 – Gold & Silverdemonstrate great sensibility and sensitivity in using metallics to balance form and function across 110+ creative projects.
Editor: Victionary Specs: 106 x 148 mm, 672 pp Format: full colour, soft cover with dust jacket Release date: January 2020 Language: English
The Art of Lettering: Perfectly Imperfect Hand-Crafted Type Design
Written by Brooke Robinson, Contribution by Jessica Hische and Gemma O'Brien and Ken Barber and Lauren Hom
From whimsical to elegant, and old-school influences to new school—Goodtype’s The Art of Lettering showcases dynamic hand lettering from today’s young and sought-after typographers and calligraphers, stoking creative inspiration for graphic designers, artists, and type enthusiasts alike.
Hand lettering is making a comeback, bursting out of its graphic-design bubble and finding a mainstream via collecting social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest. The avid interest in hand lettering seemingly goes hand in hand with the weariness audiences feel with constant slick digital presentation of the information they consume. The Art of Lettering collects myriad new and established graphic designers for whom hand lettering is a time-honored art that has modern applications. Showcasing more than 100 artists from all over the world, the book displays their typographic takes and illustrates their perfectly imperfect handcrafted art, from beautiful photographs of concept sketches to the end result. Straying away from traditional pen calligraphy, artists today employ new and creative approaches, including building type with coffee grounds, watercolors, and combinations of different hand tools, resulting in a dynamically fresh approach to creating type.
About The Author
Brooke Robinson is a graphic designer based in Austin, TX. She is responsible for leading all graphic design and marketing initiatives, including radio, print, television, internet/social, public, sales, and special events at Tyler’s locations in Texas. Brooke founded Goodtype in 2013. Ken Barber is a designer with renowned graphic design and type foundry collective House Industries. Jessica Hische is a graphic and type designer and letterer renowned for creating an eye-catching “Love” stamp for the United States Postal Service, which sold more than two hundred and fifty million stamps. Lauren Hom is a designer and letterer who specializes in branding and typography and has created work for clients like Starbucks, Google, AT&T, YouTube, and TIME magazine. Gemma O’Brien aka Mrs. Eaves is a typographer and letter designer recently selected for PRINT magazine’s annual list of the best creatives under thirty years old working today.
'BOY': an anthology of selected commercial ads published in the US Playboy from 1960 to 2003, edited and arranged by author Sarah Vadé. 800 pages of glamour advertising aimed at the 20th century male, patiently converted by a 21st century young woman into a 400 pages publication.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Graphics Standards Manual
Designed by Richard Danne and Bruce Blackburn, Danne & Blackburn, 1975
The NASA Graphics Standards Manual by Richard Danne and Bruce Blackburn is a futuristic vision for an agency at the cutting edge of science and exploration.
The book features a foreword by Richard Danne, an essay by Christopher Bonanos, scans of the original manual (from Danne’s personal copy), reproductions of the original NASA 35mm slide presentation, and scans of the ‘Managers Guide’, a follow up booklet distributed by NASA.
220 pages 129 image plates 9.5 × 11.5" 24.1 × 29.2 cm CMYK + 5 Pantone® spot colors Stochastic screen 100 gsm Yupo Original and Perigord Matte 135 gsm papers Case-bound with two-color silkscreen and soft touch lamination Individually packaged in static shielding pouch Printed in Italy
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