Meggs’ History of Graphic Design 6th Edition by Philip B. Meggs
By: Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons P&T
Print ISBN: 9781118772058, 1118772059
eText ISBN: 9781119136200, 1119136202
Copyright year: 2016
This is the unrivaled, comprehensive, and award-winning reference tool on graphic design recognized for publishing excellence by the Association of American Publishers. Now, this Sixth Edition of Meggs’ History of Graphic Design reveals a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, and important developments responsible for paving the historic paths that define the graphic design experience. In addition to classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and postmodern design, this new Sixth Edition presents new information on current trends and technologies sweeping the graphic design landscape, along with expanded coverage of design in Middle East, Africa and Asia. With nearly 1,500 high-quality images throughout Meggs’ History of Graphic Design, Fifth Edition provides a wealth of visual markers for inspiration and emulation. For professionals, students, and everyone who works with or loves the world of graphic design, this landmark text will quickly become an invaluable guide that they will turn to again and again.