Strange Adventures #29, December 1953, cover by Murphy Anderson
Graphic Design, Referenced is a visual and informational guide to the most commonly referenced terms, historical moments, landmark projects, and influential practitioners in the field of graphic design. With more than 2,000 design projects illustrating more than 400 entries, it provides an intense overview of the varied elements that make up the graphic design profession through a unique set of chapters:
PRINCIPLES defines the very basic foundation of what constitutes graphic design to establish the language, terms, and concepts that govern what we do and how we do it, covering layout, typography, and printing terms.
KNOWLEDGE explores the most influential sources through which we learn about graphic design from the educational institutions we attend to the magazines and books we read.
REPRESENTATIVES gathers the designers who over the years have proven the most prominent or have steered the course of graphic design in one way or another.
PRACTICE highlights some of the most iconic work produced that not only serve as examples of best practices, but also illustrate its potential lasting legacy.
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