Item description for Poster-Art: Innovation in Poster Design by Charlotte Rivers...
Explore one of the most accessible and effective art forms
Posters have long been an integral part of the cityscape. Not only do they provide useful information, but they are also outdoor exhibitions of graphic art. Poster-Art explores the exciting area of poster design in a timely and essential examination of everything that goes into making a poster. The book looks at how the color, artwork, and typography are used to achieve a successful design: attention grabbing, succinct, convincing, and memorable. Poster-Art showcases an international collection of graphic design in this continually developing area. From mass-market designs to exclusive, limited-edition works, the book explores both the creative inspiration behind the works, as well as the practical considerations. Through its detailed analyses, Poster-Art leaves no stone unturned in its exploration of the exciting area of poster design.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.4" Width: 9" Height: 0.9" Weight: 2.05 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2007
ISBN 294036155X ISBN13 9782940361557 UPC 080665615573
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More About Charlotte Rivers
Design writer Charlotte Rivers is the author of numerous books. She lives in London. The beloved and respected press Yee-Haw Industries is based in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Poster-Art: Innovation in Poster Design?
Visually Excellent! Jul 11, 2008
I got this book to give me some more ideas in poster design and it's fantastic! Some works are really arty and don't really communicate the fundamentals of who, when and where, clearly however, there are a great many examples in here of excellent poster design concepts and artwork. Overall if you're simply looking for a whole bunch of different visual idea's then this book is great!
"Search Inside" wow..you can read the legalize Jun 14, 2008
I don't know anything about this book. I gave it 5 stars cuz the other review gave it 5 stars and I don't want to change it. I'm just peeved at the "Look Inside"(TM) feature that lets you explore...the index, the copyright info, the front and back covers, and a chapter start. No art, no text. I don't want to buy this just based on that. Sorry.
great May 30, 2007
I think its a great book for some fresh Ideas. It shows many styles as well as designers from all over the country. Every subject matter and every other company can be seen in this book. I like the short paragraphs about each poster. Not too much text, more images. GREAT