This accessible book demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined
graphic design. Lavishly illustrated, it is both a great source of
inspiration and a provocative record of some of the best examples of
graphic design from the last hundred years. The entries, arranged
broadly in chronological order, range from technical (overprinting,
rub-on designs, split fountain); to stylistic (swashes on caps, loud
typography, and white space); to objects (dust jackets, design
handbooks); and methods (paper cut-outs, pixelation).