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The Push Pin graphic : a quarter century of innovative design and illustration /
by Seymour Chwast ; edited by Steven Heller and Martin Venezky ; introduction by Milton Glaser.
imprint
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2004.
description
256 p.
ISBN
0811841030
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Book
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imprint
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2004.
isbn
0811841030
contents note
Push pin effect -- The Push Pin graphic -- The Push Pin appendix -- Push Pin commerce -- Design resources -- A Push Pin mescellany -- The fine print.
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
5289784
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Part design and illustration studio, part pop culture think tank, Push Pin Studios had sway over visual culture from the mid-1950s through the 1980s and its place in design history is revealed in its signature periodical from which this collection has been culled.
Main Description
Part design and illustration studio, part pop culture think tank, Push Pin Studios made a phenomenal impact on visual culture from the 1950s to the 1980s, representing an important chapter in postwar graphic design. Founding member Seymour Chwast partners with key figures from the design community -- as well as co-founder Milton Glaser -- to provide a visual history of the studio by way of its signature publication, The Push Pin Graphic. Hundreds of memorable covers and spreads culled from each of the eighty-six inspired and imaginative issues confirms Push Pin's vital role in setting the design curve and influencing the direction of modern visual style. The Push Pin Graphic is the first comprehensive account of a design milestone that continues to influence designers to this day.
Main Description
Part design and illustration studio, part pop culture think tank, Push Pin Studios made a phenomenal impact on visual culture from the 1950s to the 1980s, representing an important chapter in postwar graphic design. Founding member Seymour Chwast partners with key figures from the design community -- as well as co-founder Milton Glaser -- to provide a visual history of the studio by way of its signature publication, The Push Pin Graphic. Hundreds of memorable covers and spreads culled from each of the eighty-six inspired and imaginative issues confirms Push Pin's vital role in setting the design curve and influencing the direction of modern visual style. The Push Pin Graphicis the first comprehensive account of a design milestone that continues to influence designers to this day.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. 6
Introductionp. 8
The Push Pin effectp. 11
The Push Pin Graphicp. 20
The Push Pin appendixp. 237
Push Pin commercep. 239
Design resourcesp. 240
A Push Pin miscellanyp. 241
The fine printp. 251
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