By Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis
Winner of the First-Ever QED (Quality, Excellence, layout) award through electronic booklet World
This is the unequalled, accomplished, and award-winning reference device on photo layout famous for publishing excellence through the organization of yank Publishers. Now, this 5th version of Meggs' historical past of picture Design bargains much more aspect and breadth of content material than its heralded predecessors, revealing a saga of artistic innovators, leap forward applied sciences, and critical advancements accountable for paving the ancient paths that outline the picture layout adventure. as well as vintage issues resembling the discovery of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and postmodern layout, this new 5th variation offers new info on present developments and applied sciences sweeping the photograph layout landscape—such because the net, multimedia, interactive layout, and personal presses, hence including new layers of intensity to an already wealthy resource.
With greater than 1,400 top quality photos throughout—many new or newly updated—Meggs' background of photo layout, 5th Edition presents a wealth of visible markers for notion and emulation. For execs, scholars, and everybody who works with or loves the realm of image layout, this landmark textual content will speedy turn into a useful advisor that they are going to flip to time and again.