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Covering Print: 75 Covers, 75 Years

Covering Print: 75 Covers, 75 Years

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A TOME OF ECLECTIC INSPIRATION

Historically fascinating. Wonderfully conceived. Reflective of both aesthetic styles and cultural attitudes expressed through graphics since 1940. This is how Smithsonian National Design Award recipient Steven Heller describes the diverse covers of Print magazine.

To celebrate one of the world's most revered graphic design publications' 75th anniversary, Heller curated a collection of 75 Print magazine covers straight from the archives. In Covering Print, he explores the context, aesthetics and individuals that made these iconic covers significant in both the design industry and history at large.

If you're a designer, illustrator, artist or typography enthusiast who appreciates striking work from celebrated designers and illustrators, treat yourself to these brilliant covers, which are yours to display in book form or pull out and frame. Take part in celebrating Print magazine's most historic year yet.

Note: This digital edition includes the EPUB and MOBI (Kindle) versions of the book.

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Pages
152
ISBN
9781440342998
File Size:
134.69 MB
Format
Original electronic
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File Last Updated:
February 01, 2016
This title was added to our catalog on April 04, 2016.