Contains around 750 entries offering detailed information on every important graphic designer, movement, agency, practice and publication from 1840 up to the present day. The dictionary gives clear and accessible definitions, from technical minutiae of typography to computer-aided design and printing. Cross-references make navigating between entries simple.
This comprehensive reference work provides indispensable information about typographers, journals, movements and styles, organizations and schools, printers, art directors, technological advances, design studios, graphic illustrators and poster artists. Extensive cross-references and a chronological chart outline the relationship between movements, technology and designers. With ever-advancing technology pushing the boundaries of graphic design, this timely guide remains a key book for students and professionals everywhere.