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Graphic Design Reader - Steven Heller

Graphic Design Reader

Paperback Published: 27th August 2002
ISBN: 9781581152142
Number Of Pages: 320

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This is a unique & personal collection of essays representing a Lifetime of work & experience by a widely respected & well known figure in graphic design. Steven Heller has a large & loyal following both in the contemporary design scene, the academic sphere & among members of the print media. There is a notable, rising interest in design books that embrace mainstream culture & that have a broad metropolitan scope. Stephen Heller's previous books have enjoyed excellent sales.

Dedication
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Critiques
The Me Too Generationp. 3
History Litep. 9
The Underground Mainstreamp. 15
This is Not a Libraryp. 19
You've Got Spamp. 23
Cheapskate Designp. 29
Hate Thy Enemyp. 37
G. I. Fritzp. 45
Commercial Arts
Ice Cream and Hot Issuesp. 51
Hard Cover Sexp. 59
Presidential Caricature: Ritual Mutilationp. 65
More Than Wham! Bang! Boom!: The Art and Design of Comics Letteringp. 69
Shock of the Vilep. 77
Look Away, Dixielandp. 79
The Inner City Mother Goosep. 83
The Teen Magazine Fame Machinep. 87
For 100,000 Good Menp. 95
A Man's Home is His Magazinep. 105
The Regressive Progressivep. 113
Trust Fund Fashion Mag Flaunts Designp. 119
Pokemon: A Dialoguep. 125
Sho-Card Writin'p. 129
The Calender Girls of Colonial Hong Kongp. 135
That Pesky Television Test Patternp. 141
Julian Allen's Pictorial Legacyp. 144
People
Boris Artzybasheff's Clear Complexityp. 157
The Interior Lustigp. 163
Randismp. 171
Sutnar & Londerg-Holm: The Gilbert and Sullivan of Designp. 177
The Art [Paul] of Playboyp. 187
Masters of a Lesser Art: David Levine and Edward Sorelp. 199
Barbara Kruger, Graphic Designer?p. 205
Gary Panter: On the Margins Looking Outp. 213
Number Seventeen: Quick-Cut Culturep. 223
Sara Fanelli's Wild Thingsp. 231
Introspectives
Swastika Guiltp. 239
Hospital Bluesp. 245
The Times They Are a-Movin'p. 249
School Tiep. 253
Memoirs
Growing Up Undergroundp. 261
I was a Seventeen-Year-Old Pornographerp. 271
The Sopranos and Mep. 279
My Mentorp. 287
Indexp. 295
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ISBN: 9781581152142
ISBN-10: 1581152140
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 27th August 2002
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.49