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Graphic Design | Graphic Design

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Nov.26.2008
From graphic designer Chip Kidd comes a brilliant new novel about advertising, electro-shock torture, potato chips, murder, powdered milk, suicide, shoes with buckles, crippling despair, and giant dogs. And the Holocaust. Fresh out of college in the summer of 1961, Happy lands his first job as a...
chip-kidd's picture
Nov.26.2008
“Um...so what exactly is a Cheese Monkey?” Good question. But strictly off-limits. We can tell you that The Cheese Monkeys is a witty and effervescent coming-of-age novel about headless waterfowl, fake plastic babies, and the basic tenets of graphic design. It’s 1957, long before computers have...
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Sep.21.2008
Unique Kanji Compendium for graphic design, tattooes, and Japanese language and cultural study. Categories include: The Way of the Heart, The Way of the Spirit, The Way of the Warrior, The Way of Nature
lisa-b-hazen's picture
Feb.15.2008
While designers have traditionally guided their audience, the Web has turned that approach on its head, making user experience and interactivity the highest priorities of good design. An exclusive focus on aesthetics or style just doesn't make the grade when it comes to engaging users--no matter...
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Jan.18.2008
Hip-hop is one of the most important global arts movements of the past two decades, moving beyond rap music to transform theater, dance, performance, poetry, literature, fashion, design, photography, painting, and film. Through essays, interviews, roundtable discussions, and more, Total Chaos, a...