Design Humor The Art of Graphic Wit

ISBN-10: 1581152469
ISBN-13: 9781581152463
Edition: 2002
Authors: Steven Heller
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Description: From the first satiric cave drawings to the quirky humour of Push Pin studios, this text is an exploration of what makes wit and humour such important tools in graphic design. It compiles some of the most clever, ironic and acerbic pieces from  More...

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298

From the first satiric cave drawings to the quirky humour of Push Pin studios, this text is an exploration of what makes wit and humour such important tools in graphic design. It compiles some of the most clever, ironic and acerbic pieces from annuals, exhibitions and designers' draws.

Steven Heller is senior Art Director for the New York Times & author of over seventy books on art, culture, & design. He lives in New York City.

Dedication
Acknowledgments
Preface: Get a Grip!
Introduction: What's So Funny About Graphic Design?
Anatomy of Wit
Play at Work
Puns and the Language of Visual Wit
Deja Vu All Over Again
Typeplay
Why Humor?
Postscript: A Couple of (Actually, Three) Designers Talkin' 'Bout Humor
Index

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