Iconic Graphic Design…

Here is a unique history of graphic design that charts over a century of creative brilliance, showcasing the most influential graphic designs from 1900 to the present. Organized chronologically to illustrate how one great concept can inspire the next, each year features a seminal piece of work by a graphic artist some famous, some anonymous the designs that originally inspired them and later works that show their influence. The evolution of ideas is brought alive through the encyclopaedic format and Steven Heller and Mirko Ilics revealing observations highlighting the manner in which graphic styles and artistic devices flow with times, thereby guaranteeing the books appeal to designers and students of design everywhere.

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson; 2 edition (12 May 2008)
  • Language English

“This is an amazing resource. I am an art major at a one of the top ranked university programs in the country. I use this book so much. Its the type of thing that helps you understand the history and progression of certain images and how they were used before which is essential for being able to create something new.”

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