Editor: Michel Wlassikoff Publisher: Les Arts Décoratifs Publication: 2008, First Edition Binding: Softcover, section sewn Pages: 318 Size: 260 x 290 Text: French
(Publishers review/translation) 'If graphic design is a fundamental vector of communication, recognized as a major field of creation in the United States or in Great Britain, in France the history of graphic design is rich but little known. This reference work fills this gap by analyzing the graphic intervention, its links with other currents and other plastic practices. From the street poster to the omnipresence of the television screen, the question of distribution media, their expansion, their role in the public or private space is raised. Based on a remarkable iconography, coming largely from the collections of the Decorative Arts, this book follows a historical course which develops the various aspects of graphic design: typographic creation, editorial graphics, press, information or multimedia...'
Condition: Fine/Near Fine. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to cover.
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