The definitive guide to contemporary and historical graphic design for designers and creatives. Designer, writer and lecturer Theo Inglis takes readers through the story, theory, and practice of graphic design, from its historical origins up to the present. Chapters on typography and mediums provide an extensive exploration of how each has been utilized and revolutionized through the years.
Extensively illustrated with both historical and contemporary examples, each topic is divided into concise and easily digestible sections. This introductory primer will provide a thorough foundation in all the key ideas, issues, contexts and applications surrounding graphic design, expanding your knowledge and understanding of the rich world of visual communication.