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Modern Dog 20 Years of Poster Art

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ISBN-10: 0811861686

ISBN-13: 9780811861687

Edition: 2008

Authors: Michael Strassburger, Robynne Raye, Rick Valicenti, James Victor, Steven Heller

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Seattle-based design studio Modern Dog's heady mix of cheeky humor and punk rock aesthetics makes them unique among design firms and a hell of a lot of fun. Gathered here for the first time is their groundbreaking work in poster design over the past two decades. Posters for theater, events, music, social issues, and self-promotion run the gamut of approaches and attitudes, but always reflects founders Mike Strassbuger and Robynne Raye's distinctive eye. What's more and unusual in a design monograph their text is laugh-out-loud funny on nearly every page. Interviews with Mike and Robynne by design luminaries James Victore and Rick Valicenti and an essay by critic Steven Heller illuminate the…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 3/5/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Robynne RayeandMichael Strassburgerare founding partners of Modern Dog Design Co., in Seattle, Washington. Raye is known for her imaginative, bold, and playful work in branding, poster, and packaging design. Strassburger is an instructor at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, has won countless design awards, and has lectured and exhibited worldwide. Raye and Strassburger are the co-authors ofModern Dog: 20 years of Poster Artby Chronicle Books.

He is the founder & principal of Thirst, an internationally recognized design consultancy founded more than twenty years ago. In addition to its work for major international companies, such as Absolut Vodka, the firm designs its own fonts.

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.