Celebrating the very best of post-World War II design, this richly illustrated sourcebook features a fresh look at print design at the dawn of the Atomic Age. Hundreds of prints from top designers of the 1950's are showcased, each an outstanding example of the times, revealing the characteristic analytical approach to design and the use of whimsy and idiosyncrasy to express the cultural upheavals occurring worldwide. The concise chapters are each accompanied by a range of captioned illustrations that explain the provenance and purpose of each print.
This hardcover book measures 8 4/5 inches by 8 4/5 inches. Published February 1, 2011.
Brand: Sterling Publishers
Origin: United States
Shop this sale for authoritative coffee-table volumes on fashion, art, architecture, and photography. Esquire’s The Rules helps men navigate the mysteries of everyday life, while the pictorial histories of The Swimsuit and Lingerie offer plenty of eye candy. Music buffs will want to thumb through the 350 album covers in The Art of the LP, including the controversial, convention-busting Andy Warhol design for the Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers.