Graphic Design History (2nd Edition) – eBook

eBook Details

  • Authors: Johanna Drucker, Emily McVarish
  • File Size: 49 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 416 Pages
  • Publisher: Pearson: 2nd Edition
  • Publication Date: Feb 27, 2012
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0205219462, 0205921450
  • ISBN-13: 9780205219469, 9780205921454


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About The Author

Emily McVarish

Johanna Drucker

A Fresh Look at the History of Graphic Design

Graphic Design History, 2nd edition, (PDF) is a vital approach to the history of graphic design. Organized chronologically, the ebook shows the connection to the current practices of graphic arts, visual expression, and design with its appealing narrative and special features. With new images, chapter revisions, and features like Tools of the Trade, the authors stay true to relating what designers do every day to a history of innovative graphic forms and effects. The My Search Lab with eText offers students and professors a new and stimulating way to view Graphic Design History 2e.

Instructor PowerPoints featuring almost all of the images from the text make class preparation easier than ever with this new edition. A better teaching and learning experience This program will offer better teaching and learning experience– for you and your students. Here’s how: Personalize Learning — The new My Search Lab delivers proven results in assisting students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a sincere commitment to helping students and instructors attain their goals. Improve Critical Thinking — Chapters are outlined by critical issues and historical themes so that students can fully comprehend an understanding of the history of graphic design. Involve Students — Timelines and images with detailed captions easily highlight related information for college students.

Additional ISBNs: 978-0205219469, 9780205973781, 0205973787, 978-0205973781, 978-0205921454


Thorough, easy reading, it’s almost like reading a “novel” it’s so fascinating. The author’s love for the subject matter shines through. – Grace Fowler, Palomar College

Graphic Design History: A Critical Guide 2nd edition offers an excellent critical overview. Somewhat inclined toward sweeping generalizations, but a refreshing re-calibration of graphic design history textbooks. – Peter Hall, the University of Texas at Austin

Excellent settings and typeface selections. Visually, it makes for a non-threatening read, which is crucial for today’s students because it never feels text-heavy.
Important concepts are highlighted in each chapter by the use of red text. The timeline and tool list at the end of each chapter does a great job of putting graphic design in the context of human history as a whole. – John Luttropp, University of Montclair

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