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Graphic design + architecture, a 20th century history : a guide to type, image, symbol, and visual storytelling in the modern world / Richard Poulin

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Beverly, MA : Rockport Publishers, [2012]Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cmISBN:
  • 9781592537792 (pbk.)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 741.60904 POU
Contents:
Introduction Foreword / James Stewart Polshek Foreword / Deborah Sussman I. Pre-20th-Century influences Petrograms and petroglyphs Stonehenge Hieroglyphics The Greek iconic alphabet Roman monumental inscriptions The Pantheon Church of Sant' Apollinare Nuovo Chartres Cathedral Basilica of Santa Maria Novella Piazza Campidoglio Taj Mahal The Shaker aesthetic Corn Palace The Arts and Crafts Movement II. The Modern Age 1900-1950 1. The impact of invention 1878-1933 The incandescent lightbulb Eiffel Tower The modern billboard Hector Guimard and the Paris Metro Commerce and the urban streetscape The Great White Way Luna Park New York City Subway One Times Square and the first Zipper Frank Lloyd Wright and the Larkin Building atrium La Samaritaine Department Store Michelin Building Horn & Hardart Automat Grand Central Terminal On the road Georges Claude and liquid fire Hollywoodland Burma-Shave Edward Johnston, Henry Beck, and the London Underground 2. Art and Technology, a new unity 1901-1928 Otto Wagner and Die Zeit Peter Behrens and AEG El Lissitsky and Proun Aleksandr Rodchenko and Mosselprom Gerrit Rietveld and Schröder House Herbert Bayer J.J.P Oud and Café de Unie Dessau Bauhaus Izvestia Piet Zwart and First Church of Christ Scientist Theo van Doesburg and Café l'Aubette Paul Renner and Futura De Volharding Cooperative 3. Style and the mass market 1924 1947 Miami Art Deco District Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes Grauman's Chinese Theatre The New York City skyscraper Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall Streamline styling in America The drive-in service station Douglas Leigh and the Sign Spectacular The modern retailer 4. Between the Wars 1932 1945 PSFS Building Century of Progress Exposition Fascist and Nazi Propaganda New York World's Fair Alvar Aalto and the Finnish Pavilion Walter Dorwin Teague and the National Cash Register Pavilion Works Progress Administration (WPA). III. The Post-war world 1950 2000 5. Populuxe : the American influence 1948 1961 Tail o' the Pup Las Vegas and the neon desert Morris Lapidus and the Populist Hotel Alvin Lustig and Northland Shopping Center Holiday Inn Howard Johnson's Los Angeles's Watts Towers McDonald's Walt Disney and the happiest place on Earth Hollywood Walk of Fame 6. Modernism and the International Style 1950 1979 Gyorgy Kepes and the influence of light Luis Barragán and Towers of Satellite City Josef Müller-Brockmann Jock Kinneir, Margaret Calvert, and the British Traveler The first American Modernist : Lester Beall Paul Rand and Westinghouse Chermayeff & Geismar and Chase Manhattan Bank Alexander Girard and La Fonda del Sol Mobil Oil and the suburban landscape New York World's Fair CBS and Black Rock Lou Dorfsman, Herb Lubalin, and Gastrotypographicalassemblage John Massey and the Art of the Banner Barbara Stauffacher Solomon and Sea Ranch Unimark and the New York City subway system The Boston T Rudolph de Harak and 127 John Street Lance Wyman and the Mexico Olympics Crosby/Fletcher/Forbes and A Sign System Manual Corita Kent and Boston Gas Company The "new" construction barricade Otl Aicher and the Munich Olympics TKTS Time Square Number 9 Harper & George Adrian Frutiger and Paris-Roissy Airport AIGA symbol signs Page, Arbitrio & Resen and I.M. Pei Armin Hoffman and Disentis John Follis and Architectural Signing and Graphics 7. Postmodernism and beyond 1966 1995 Venturi Scott Brown and Associates James Wines and Best Products Studio of Richard Haas Jean Widmer and Centre Georges Pompidou Milton Glaser and the Big Kitchen Dan Reisinger and Yad Vashem Turin's Lingotto Maya Lin and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Takenobu Igarashi and the Architectural Alphabet Los Angeles Summer Olympics Cincinnati Zoo The new American marketplace Communication Arts and Bayside 712 Fifth Avenue Solana Hold Everything Prototype Store Studio Dumbar and PTT Musée de Louvre Sussman/Prejza and Walt Disney World Shea Stadium Chicago O'Hare's United Terminal walkway Erik Spiekermann, the Berlin Transportation System Alan Fletcher's house gates Corning Glass North Hollywood pump station The influence of universal design Disney's all-star resorts Fremont Street Experience Morgan Stanley in Times Square IV. The beginning of the 21st Century LAX Airport Universal City Walk NJPAC Lucent Center National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Bibliotheca Alexandrina Towers of Light The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts MoMA QNS Melbourne Exhibition Centre Seattle Central Library Bloomberg Headquarters S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications The New York Times Building Newseum GreenPix Zero Energy Media Wall Brooklyn Botanic Garden The Cooper Union Gough Street Banners X Exhibition Photograffeur JR Glossary
Summary: "This innovative volume is the first to provide the design student, practitioner, and educator with an invaluable comprehensive reference of visual and narrative material that illustrates and evaluates the unique and important history surrounding graphic design and architecture. Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History closely examines the relationship between typography, image, symbolism, and the built environment by exploring principal themes, major technological developments, important manufacturers, and pioneering designers over the last 100 years. It is a complete resource that belongs on every designer's bookshelf"--
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Introduction
Foreword / James Stewart Polshek
Foreword / Deborah Sussman
I. Pre-20th-Century influences
Petrograms and petroglyphs
Stonehenge
Hieroglyphics
The Greek iconic alphabet
Roman monumental inscriptions
The Pantheon
Church of Sant' Apollinare Nuovo
Chartres Cathedral
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
Piazza Campidoglio
Taj Mahal
The Shaker aesthetic
Corn Palace
The Arts and Crafts Movement
II. The Modern Age 1900-1950
1. The impact of invention 1878-1933
The incandescent lightbulb
Eiffel Tower
The modern billboard
Hector Guimard and the Paris Metro
Commerce and the urban streetscape
The Great White Way
Luna Park
New York City Subway
One Times Square and the first Zipper
Frank Lloyd Wright and the Larkin Building atrium
La Samaritaine Department Store
Michelin Building
Horn & Hardart Automat
Grand Central Terminal
On the road
Georges Claude and liquid fire
Hollywoodland
Burma-Shave
Edward Johnston, Henry Beck, and the London Underground
2. Art and Technology, a new unity 1901-1928
Otto Wagner and Die Zeit
Peter Behrens and AEG
El Lissitsky and Proun
Aleksandr Rodchenko and Mosselprom
Gerrit Rietveld and Schröder House
Herbert Bayer
J.J.P Oud and Café de Unie
Dessau Bauhaus
Izvestia
Piet Zwart and First Church of Christ Scientist
Theo van Doesburg and Café l'Aubette
Paul Renner and Futura
De Volharding Cooperative
3. Style and the mass market 1924
1947
Miami Art Deco District
Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes
Grauman's Chinese Theatre
The New York City skyscraper
Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall
Streamline styling in America
The drive-in service station
Douglas Leigh and the Sign Spectacular
The modern retailer
4. Between the Wars 1932
1945
PSFS Building
Century of Progress Exposition
Fascist and Nazi Propaganda
New York World's Fair
Alvar Aalto and the Finnish Pavilion
Walter Dorwin Teague and the National Cash Register Pavilion
Works Progress Administration (WPA). III. The Post-war world 1950
2000
5. Populuxe : the American influence 1948
1961
Tail o' the Pup
Las Vegas and the neon desert
Morris Lapidus and the Populist Hotel
Alvin Lustig and Northland Shopping Center
Holiday Inn
Howard Johnson's
Los Angeles's Watts Towers
McDonald's
Walt Disney and the happiest place on Earth
Hollywood Walk of Fame
6. Modernism and the International Style 1950
1979
Gyorgy Kepes and the influence of light
Luis Barragán and Towers of Satellite City
Josef Müller-Brockmann
Jock Kinneir, Margaret Calvert, and the British Traveler
The first American Modernist : Lester Beall
Paul Rand and Westinghouse
Chermayeff & Geismar and Chase Manhattan Bank
Alexander Girard and La Fonda del Sol
Mobil Oil and the suburban landscape
New York World's Fair
CBS and Black Rock
Lou Dorfsman, Herb Lubalin, and Gastrotypographicalassemblage
John Massey and the Art of the Banner
Barbara Stauffacher Solomon and Sea Ranch
Unimark and the New York City subway system
The Boston T
Rudolph de Harak and 127 John Street
Lance Wyman and the Mexico Olympics
Crosby/Fletcher/Forbes and A Sign System Manual
Corita Kent and Boston Gas Company
The "new" construction barricade
Otl Aicher and the Munich Olympics
TKTS Time Square
Number 9
Harper & George
Adrian Frutiger and Paris-Roissy Airport
AIGA symbol signs
Page, Arbitrio & Resen and I.M. Pei
Armin Hoffman and Disentis
John Follis and Architectural Signing and Graphics
7. Postmodernism and beyond 1966
1995
Venturi Scott Brown and Associates
James Wines and Best Products
Studio of Richard Haas
Jean Widmer and Centre Georges Pompidou
Milton Glaser and the Big Kitchen
Dan Reisinger and Yad Vashem
Turin's Lingotto
Maya Lin and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Takenobu Igarashi and the Architectural Alphabet
Los Angeles Summer Olympics
Cincinnati Zoo
The new American marketplace
Communication Arts and Bayside
712 Fifth Avenue
Solana
Hold Everything Prototype Store
Studio Dumbar and PTT
Musée de Louvre
Sussman/Prejza and Walt Disney World
Shea Stadium
Chicago O'Hare's United Terminal walkway
Erik Spiekermann, the Berlin Transportation System
Alan Fletcher's house gates
Corning Glass
North Hollywood pump station
The influence of universal design
Disney's all-star resorts
Fremont Street Experience
Morgan Stanley in Times Square
IV. The beginning of the 21st Century
LAX Airport
Universal City Walk
NJPAC Lucent Center
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Towers of Light
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
MoMA QNS
Melbourne Exhibition Centre
Seattle Central Library
Bloomberg Headquarters
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
The New York Times Building
Newseum
GreenPix Zero Energy Media Wall
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The Cooper Union
Gough Street Banners
X Exhibition
Photograffeur JR
Glossary

"This innovative volume is the first to provide the design student, practitioner, and educator with an invaluable comprehensive reference of visual and narrative material that illustrates and evaluates the unique and important history surrounding graphic design and architecture. Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History closely examines the relationship between typography, image, symbolism, and the built environment by exploring principal themes, major technological developments, important manufacturers, and pioneering designers over the last 100 years. It is a complete resource that belongs on every designer's bookshelf"--

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