Item description for Latin American Graphic Design by Felipe Taborda & Julius Wiedemann...
Overview Looks at the graphic design of Latin America, with entries on prominent designers and design offices, as well as an introductory essay on the development of design in the region.
Latin America has been producing a very unique form of graphic expression for decades and this historical publication brings together the best examples from the 20th century as well as today. The book begins with an extensive historical essay about the region's contribution to design, featuring the development of graphic design in the region from 1900 to current times, while the main body of the book features A to Z entries of almost 200 designers and design offices that have built up and continue to champion the Latin design identity. Finally, a handy index facilitates access to key information in the book, such as designers' names, countries, publications, educational institutions, and famous events.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 8" Height: 10" Weight: 4.2 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2008
Publisher TASCHEN America Llc
ISBN 3822840351 ISBN13 9783822840351
Availability 0 units.
More About Felipe Taborda & Julius Wiedemann
Julius Wiedemann was born and raised in Brazil. After studying graphic design and marketing, he moved to Japan, where he worked in Tokyo as art editor for digital and design magazines. Since joining TASCHEN in Cologne, he has been building up Taschen's digital collection with titles such as Digital Beauties, 1000 Game Heroes, Animation Now! and Taschen's 1000 Favorite Websites.