Get Lost In Twentieth Century Chinese Graphic Design

This awesome book from 2010 will let you get lost in thought looking at the wonderful complexity of a culture that few westerners understand—Chinese culture. To paraphrase the description from Amazon, the book takes us from the beginnings of Chinese graphics, to the arrival of Art Deco to Shanghai, the influence or Russian Constructivism, and … Continue reading Get Lost In Twentieth Century Chinese Graphic Design

The definitive text on Graphic Design comes to the iPad

According to prolific chronicler of design Steven Heller, the book The History of Graphic Design by the late Philip B. Meggs first published in 1983, was “the first time the words ‘History’ and ‘Graphic Design’ were used together in a book title”. The classic text is now in its fifth edition and has been revised … Continue reading The definitive text on Graphic Design comes to the iPad

Awesome movie posters from 2011

Designer Daily brings us another one of their great collections. This one looks at movie posters from last year. Most seem to be from indie films which is not just OK, but pretty appropriate and not surprising since most Hollywood big budget blockbuster movie posters aren’t really concerned with good design. Instead they want to … Continue reading Awesome movie posters from 2011