Minimalist Graphics

Minimalist Graphics

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After a decade of visual overload, "Minimal Graphics" heralds a new age of graphic design. By focusing on simpler, more fluid lines and shapes, minimalist design removes excess information from an already complex visual message.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 167.64 x 203.2 x 27.94mm | 943g
  • Harper Design International
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 400 Colour
  • 0062004581
  • 9780062004581
  • 456,216

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Clients and consumers need designs they can quicklyunderstand--designs that employ clear lines and shapes, clear images and text. In this manner, the work in Minimalist Graphics exemplifies easily readable, timeless designs from contemporary graphicdesigners who embrace minimalist principles for effective communication.

With an introduction exploring the history and significance of minimalist design, Minimalist Graphicsis organized into sections revealing a wealth of successful minimalist identity, publication, and printed design projects. Background information is provided for each design by the firm that created it, and a biography section reveals how each firm established itself. The result is a modern and highly inspirational book on a timeless design principle--that less is more and usually better!
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About Julia Schonlau

Julia Schonlau is an art and design connoisseur and an illustrator whose work has been showcased in Pictoplasma festival, Laurence King Publishing books, and Rojo and IdN magazines. She studied Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art & Design in London and received a master's degree in Communication Design from the Weissensee School of Art in Berlin. Since 2006, she has published an annual artist's pocket diary in collaboration with the artist Anna Buhler.
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