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There are 57 books in the subject area: design, graphic and industrial design

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1. Bent Ply: The Art of Plywood Furniture, by Dung Ngo, Eric Pfeiffer
ISBN 9781568984056, plywood with rounded corners and taped spine binding, $49.95

Plywood is arguably the most modern design artifact: it is a material born of natural wood and formed by vigorous industrial processes that can assume ...
2. Colani: The Art of Shaping the Future, by Albrecht Bangert
ISBN 9781568985312, hardcover binding, $75.00

If there was an award for world's coolest designer, Luigi Colani, with his signature moustache and trademark stogie, would win it hands down every year. ...
3. Cuba Style: Graphics from the Golden Age of Design, by Steven Heller, Vicki Gold Levi
ISBN 9781568983608, paperback binding, $24.95

To usher in the 100th anniversary of the founding of the national republic of Cuba, Steven Heller and Vicki Gold Levi have collected hundreds of ...
4. Curious Boym: Design Works, by Constantin Boym
ISBN 9781568983530, hardcover binding, $40.00

This whimsical book presents the whimsical designs of Constantin Boym and his partner Laurene Leon Boym in all their good humor and raw fun. Like ...
5. Daniel Eatock Imprint, by Daniel Eatock
ISBN 9781568987880, hardcover binding, $60.00

Imagine the work of a young designer for whom concept and humor are more important than the glossy aesthetics of mainstream periodicals and design annuals ...
6. Design for Victory: World War II Posters on the American Home Front, by William L. Bird, Jr., Harry R. Rubenstein
ISBN 9781568981406, paperback binding, $24.95

Inciting Americans at home to do their part in producing for the war effort, the poster--inexpensive, accessible, and ever-present--was an ideal agent for making war ...
7. Design Is: Words, Things, People, Buildings, and Places, by Akiko Busch
ISBN 9781568983141, paperback binding, $29.95

Design Is celebrates the immense variety of design. Everyone and everything is here. Scholars, pundits, designers, architects, critics, and reporters are all represented, while everthing ...
8. Design Studies: Theory and Research in Graphic Design, by Audrey Bennett
ISBN 9781568985978, hardcover binding, $65.00

In an age of globalization and connectivity, the idea of "mainstream culture" has become quaint. Websites, magazines, books, and television have all honed in on ...
9. Design Studies: Theory and Research in Graphic Design, by Audrey Bennett
ISBN 9781568985862, paperback binding, $40.00

In an age of globalization and connectivity, the idea of "mainstream culture" has become quaint. Websites, magazines, books, and television have all honed in on ...
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10. Dish: International Design for the Home, by Julie Muller Stahl
ISBN 9781568984766, hardcover binding, $34.95

The big design surveys of the past few years tend to have two things in common: a lot of creative design and very few women ...
11. Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili, by Louise Fili
ISBN 9781616890971, hardcover binding, $40.00

Louise Fili has been an inspiration for designers around the world since the 1980s, when she raised the bar on book cover design, creating close ...
12. Exploring Materials: Creative Design for Everyday Objects, by Inna Alesina, Ellen Lupton
ISBN 9781568987682, paperback binding, $35.00

Exploring Materials invites you to get inspired by physical forms and substances. Materials are like words. The richer your design vocabulary, the more design solutions ...
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13. Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance, by Matilda McQuaid
ISBN 9781568985077, hardcover binding, $45.00

Stronger, faster, lighter, safer, smarter--these are the textiles of tomorrow. From the carbon-fiber composite bicycle frame to the cardiac constraint sock and the Mars Pathfinder ...
14. Function, Restraint, and Subversion in Typography, by J. Namdev Hardisty
ISBN 9781568989662, paperback binding, $45.00 Sale price: $ 9.00

The beauty of contemporary graphic design is that dozens of movements emerge and re-emerge from view. Yet, too often we are left with only the ...
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15. Generative Design: Visualize, Program, and Create with Processing , by Hartmut Bohnacker, Benedikt Gross, and Julia Laub
ISBN 9781616890773, hardcover binding, $100.00

Generative design is a revolutionary new method of creating artwork, models, and animations from sets of rules, or algorithms. By using accessible programming languages such ...
16. George Tsypin Opera Factory: Building in the Black Void, by George Tsypin, Julie Taymor, and Grigory Revzin
ISBN 9781568985329, hardcover binding, $75.00

Forget everything you think you know about contemporary theater design. The explosive work of Russian-born George Tsypin is changing the way audiences see theatrical pro-ductions ...
17. Graphic Design: The New Basics, by Ellen Lupton, Jennifer Cole Phillips
ISBN 9781568987705, hardcover binding, $55.00

How do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside the design annuals and monographs of ...
18. Graphic Design: The New Basics, by Ellen Lupton, Jennifer Cole Phillips
ISBN 9781568987026, paperback binding, $35.00

How do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside the design annuals and monographs of ...
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19. Graphic Design 20th Century, by Alston W. Purvis
ISBN 9781568984148, paperback binding, $35.00

With over five hundred color reproductions, Graphic Design 20th Century represents a pictorial history of the last hundred years in graphic design. Alston Purvis presents ...
20. How To Be A Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul, by Adrian Shaughnessy
ISBN 9781568985596, paperback binding, $19.95

Designers are quick to tell us about their sources of inspiration, but they are much less willing to reveal such critical matters as how to ...
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21. How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul, new edition, by Adrian Shaughnessy
ISBN 9781568989839, paperback binding, $24.95

Published to instant acclaim in 2005, our best selling How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul has become a trusted resource for ...
22. I Am Almost Always Hungry, by Cahan & Associates
ISBN 9781568981994, paperback binding, $45.00

Legendary Harper's Bazaar art director Alexey Brodovitch had a favorite saying: "Why to eat bacon and eggs every day?" The designers at San Francisco-based design ...
23. Inside Design Now: The National Design Triennial, by Ellen Lupton, Donald Albrecht, and Susan Yelavich
ISBN 9781568983950, paperback binding, $29.95

Inside Design Now takes the pulse of American design in the new millennium, providing a fascinating tour of cutting-edge trends in architecture, interiors, landscape, fashion, ...
24. It Is Beautiful, then Gone, by Martin Venezky
ISBN 9781568987293, paperback binding, $29.95

Martin Venezky is not your typical point-and-click designer. While he is adept at operating a mouse, he is just as comfortable cutting and pasting type ...
25. It Is Beautiful, then Gone, by Martin Venezky
ISBN 9781568984568, hardcover binding, $40.00

Martin Venezky is not your typical point-and-click designer. While he is adept at operating a mouse, he is just as comfortable cutting and pasting type ...
26. Kitchen Centric, by Mick De Giulio, Karen Klages Grace, and Christopher Kennedy
ISBN 9781890449544, hardcover binding, $65.00 (A Balcony Press book)

Kitchen Centric puts a new spin on the typical kitchen design book by offering readers a book that is part art book, part fantasy, and ...
27. Letters from the Avant-Garde: Modern Graphic Design, by Ellen Lupton, Elaine Lustig Cohen
ISBN 9781568980522, paperback binding, $24.95

Letters from the Avant-Garde presents designs for business ephemera--including stationery, envelopes, postcards, and business cards--created by F. T. Marinetti, Andre Breton, Herbert Bayer, Kurt Schwitters, ...
28. Make It Bigger, by Paula Scher
ISBN 9781568983325, hardcover binding, $45.00

An outspoken voice in the world of graphic design for more than twenty years, Paula Scher has developed a worldwide reputation for her bold, modern ...
29. Make It Bigger, by Paula Scher
ISBN 9781568985480, paperback binding, $35.00

An outspoken voice in the world of graphic design for more than twenty years, Paula Scher has developed a worldwide reputation for her bold, modern ...
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30. Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture, by Ellen Lupton
ISBN 9781568980997, paperback binding, $35.00

Graphic design shapes the meaning and impact of all we see and read. Mixing Messages traces how both the aesthetic value and overall pervasiveness of ...
31. Models and Constructs: Margin Notes to a Design Culture, by Norman Potter
ISBN 9780907259046, hardcover binding, $40.00 (A Hyphen Press book)

The author was a 'maker' -- in words as well as in materials -- and, now that he is dead, this book must be his ...
32. Moderne: Fashioning the French Interior , by Sarah Schleuning
ISBN 9781568987248, hardcover binding, $65.00

Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, Pierre Chareau, Robert Mallet-Stevens, Charlotte Perriand, Eileen Gray: together these designers and their contemporaries pioneered the look of the modern French interior during ...
33. Over and Over: A Catalog of Hand-Drawn Patterns, by Mike Perry
ISBN 9781568987576, paperback binding, $35.00

Praise for Hand Job: A Catalog of Type:
"A range of exciting bespoke experiments that blur the lines between illustration and typography.---Dwell
"Michael Perry's compendium of ...
34. Pulled: A Catalog of Screen Printing, by Mike Perry
ISBN 9781568989433, paperback binding, $35.00

From Andy Warhol to the sassy designers of today, screen-printing is a medium with undeniable panache. Prized for its accessibility and bold, saturated colors, screen-printing ...
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35. Robert Brownjohn: Sex and Typography, by Emily King
ISBN 9781568985503, hardcover binding, $45.00

The design profession doesn't produce many larger-than-life figures. Robert Brownjohn--BJ, to just about everyone who knew him, and everyone did--was one. His gifts were immense, ...
36. Robin and Lucienne Day: Pioneers in Modern Design, by Lesley Jackson
ISBN 9781568982717, hardcover binding, $50.00

Hailed as the British counterparts to Charles and Ray Eames, Robin and Lucienne Day electrified the British design scene in the 1950s with their startling ...
37. Screen: Essays on Graphic Design, New Media, and Visual Culture, by Jessica Helfand
ISBN 9781568983103, paperback binding, $19.95

Designer and critic Jessica Helfand has emerged as a leading voice of a new generation of designers. Her essays--at once pithy, polemical, and precise--appear in ...
38. Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design, by Michael Bierut
ISBN 9781568986999, hardcover binding, $35.00

"It's not hard to see why innovation is becoming the design world's favorite euphemism. Design sounds cosmetic and ephemeral; innovation sounds energetic and essential. Design ...
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39. Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design, by Michael Bierut
ISBN 9781616890612, paperback binding, $27.50

Now available in paperback, designer Michael Bierut's acclaimed Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design brings together his best critical writing. Whether serious or humorous, flattering or ...
40. Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design, by Ellen Lupton
ISBN 9781568983189, hardcover binding, $40.00

Every object has a skin. Thick or thin, smooth or rough, porous or impermeable, the skin is the line between the hidden inside and the ...
41. Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design, by Ellen Lupton, Jennifer Tobias, and Alicia Imperiale
ISBN 9781568987118, paperback binding, $27.50

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42. Soak Wash Rinse Spin, by Tolleson Design
ISBN 9781568981987, paperback binding, $45.00

Steve Tolleson's approach to design might best be described as scientific: it involves relentless research in which every element of a project--down to its letterforms--is ...
43. The ABC's of Triangle Square Circle: The Bauhaus and Design Theory, by Ellen Lupton, J. Abbott Miller
ISBN 9781878271426, paperback binding, $24.95

The essays collected in The ABCs of Triangle Square Circle: The Bauhaus and Design Theory trace the origins and impact of the Bauhaus, addressing modernist ...
44. The Bathroom,The Kitchen, and The Aesthetics of Waste, by Ellen Lupton, J. Abbott Miller
ISBN 9781568980966, paperback binding, $19.95

Between 1890 and 1940, America's culture of consumption took its modern form: products were mass-produced, mass-distributed, and designed to be rapidly replaced by the buying ...
45. The Handy Book of Artistic Printing: A Collection of Letterpress Examples with Specimens of Type, Ornament, Corner Fills, Borders, Twisters, Wrinklers, and other Freaks of Fancy, by Doug Clouse, Angela Voulangas
ISBN 9781568987057, paperback binding, $40.00

During the late nineteenth century, letterpress printers, engravers, and lithographers boldly challenged the rational sobriety of traditional design by introducing intricate borders, corner embellishments, quirky ...
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46. The Transformer: Principles of Making Isotype Charts, by Marie Neurath, Robin Kinross
ISBN 9780907259404, paperback binding, $25.00 (A Hyphen Press book)

Isotype (International System of Typographic Picture Education) is a system of pictograms designed to commu-nicate complex information in a nonverbal way. Developed in 1936 by ...
47. There's Nothing Funny About Design, by David Barringer
ISBN 9781568988283, paperback binding, $24.95 Sale price: $ 4.99

"...no one has ever written about graphic design in quite this way. The title sounds more like a short story, and at times I found ...
48. Tibor Kalman: Perverse Optimist, by Peter Hall, Michael Bierut
ISBN 9781568982588, paperback binding, $40.00

Tibor Kalman, probably best known for the witty designs of his company M ...
49. TM: Trademarks Designed by Chermayeff & Geismar, by Ivan Chermayeff, Tom Geismar
ISBN 9781568982564, hardcover binding, $40.00

The NBC peacock, the PBS "everyman," the Chase Bank octagon, and hundreds of other outstanding trademarks have been created by one design firm, Chermayeff ...
50. Tools of the Imagination: Drawing Tools and Technologies from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, by Susan Piedmont-Palladino
ISBN 9781568985992, hardcover binding, $29.95

The construction of a building is fascinating to watch, as the symbiosis between man and machine turns what seem to be scattered piles of material ...
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51. Twentieth-Century Pattern Design, by Lesley Jackson
ISBN 9781568983332, hardcover binding, $50.00

Patterns-bold, colorful, muted, delicate, intricate, splashy, spare, figurative, abstract, dizzying, calming-are the subject in this comprehensive reference, the first to examine pattern as an essential ...
This book has been replaced by a new edition
52. Twentieth-Century Pattern Design, Revised Edition, by Lesley Jackson
ISBN 9781616890650, paperback binding, $40.00

Patterns---bold, colorful, muted, delicate, intricate, splashy, spare, figurative, abstract, dizzying, calming---are the subject in this comprehensive reference, the first to examine pattern as an essential ...
53. Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information, by Manuel Lima
ISBN 9781568989365, hardcover binding, $50.00

Our ability to generate information now far exceeds our capacity to understand it. Finding patterns and making meaningful connections inside complex data networks has emerged ...
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54. Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information, by Manuel Lima
ISBN 9781616892197, paperback binding, $35.00

Manuel Lima's smash hit Visual Complexity is now available in paperback. This groundbreaking 2011 book, the first to combine a thorough history of information visualization ...
55. Visual Function: An Introduction to Information Design, by Paul Mijksenaar
ISBN 9781568981185, paperback binding, $14.95

Visual Function: An Introduction to Information Design presents and discusses a variety of graphics used in transmitting information, analyzing signs, graphs, and charts through a ...
56. Volume: Writings on Graphic Design, Music, Art, and Culture, by Kenneth FitzGerald, Rudy VanderLans
ISBN 9781568989648, paperback binding, $24.95

Volume--a word that refers to sound, collections, and the measurement of space--is a crucial characteristic of both graphic design and popular music. While expressing different ...
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57. What is a Designer: Things, Places, Messages, by Norman Potter
ISBN 9780907259169, paperback binding, $20.00 (A Hyphen Press book)

Combining a wide-ranging discussion of the major issues of design with detailed and practical information, Norman Potter looks at the possibilities and limits of design, ...
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