The Story of Graphic Design in France
Michel WlassikoffISBN: 158423220X;
With the exception of poster art, French graphic design has enjoyed little recognition on the international stage - until now. This stunning, lush new book tells a very remarkable story about the development of design in France, and it does so with typical French flair. French graphic design has thrived on a multitude of external influences from places as far afield as Russia, Switzerland, Poland, Germany and Hungary. The designers here are legendary artists, actually some of the world's most revered: French artists and artists who made Paris their home - Man Ray, Brassai, Cassandre, Leger, Duchamp, Mallarme to name just a few. Graphic Design in France documents the emergence of graphic design as a culture in France and illustrates how it has come to the fore in recent years with a great burst of vitality in poster art, typography, editorial design, magazine design, information graphics, multimedia and television. This book places the tradition of French graphic design amidst the...
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