From Antiquity to the Present
Hardback 432pp Illustrated 280x240mm
9782080305237   Product Code: 22232
The 850 images in this impressive and scholarly volume range from examples of Sumerian cuneiform writing and Celtic illuminated manuscripts to Constructivist posters of the 1920s and modern digital typography. With extensive commentary and notes, the book traces the history of graphic communication from the earliest markings made by humanity to the present day through posters, logos, font sets, page design and signage, assessing their artistic, technical and sociopolitical significance and demonstrating their influence on our daily lives.