Reading Graphic Design in Cultural Context

Grace Lees-Maffei, Nicolas Maffei

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Reading Graphic Design:
•Is a much needed examination of graphic design in the expanded field
•Forms an introduction to writing critically about graphic design through twelve chapters providing exemplary analyses of the semantic richness of the selected case studies
•Goes beyond aesthetic judgments to explore how graphic design and illustration function as fields of industry and commerce in the West
•Will inform, challenge and entertain undergraduate students of graphic design internationally
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing
Number of pages230
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4742-9380-8, 978-0-8578-5802-3, 978-1-3500-1558-6
ISBN (Print)978-0-8578-5800-9, 978-0-8578-5801-6
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2019


  • Design History
  • Graphic design
  • graphic design history


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