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Iron Curtain Graphics: Eastern European Design
139,00 zł

Wydawnictwo: Gestalten
Język publikacji: angielski
Typ okładki: miękka
Liczba stron: 208 str
Wymiary: 240x280 mm
ISBN: 978389955394

Eastern European Design Created without Computers

Iron Curtain Graphics presents a selection of handmade graphic design, illustration, and typography from the Communist era that is startlingly innovative and colorful—and a unique inspiration for current cutting-edge work that takes its visual cues from past design ideas, concepts, and techniques rather than the latest computer-driven technology.

The chapters Propaganda, Safety at Work, Culture & Entertainment, and Education & Science feature posters and signs as well as book and magazine covers that have not lost any of their visual impact today. The examples are a testament to how creative and experimental designers could be despite (or exactly because of) being bound by strict rules established by the state.