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Book review: Graphic Design Visionaries

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12:30 PM | 24 July 2015
by Melisa Dagli
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We took a look at Caroline Roberts new book covering graphic design leaders from the 19th century to present day. Saul Bass, Paul Rand, Massimo Vignelli feature alongside other designers you might not have heard before.

We take a look at Caroline Roberts new book, Graphic Design Visionaries (Laurence King, 2015), covering design leaders from the 19th century to present day. Saul Bass, Paul Rand, Massimo Vignelli feature alongside other designers you might not have heard before.

WHAT'S IT ABOUT?

Caroline Roberts new book contains a chronological story of 75 influential graphic designers, pictured alongside colourful visuals of their work that has shaped the field. Roberts introduces the book a ‘glimpse into the personalities behind the work, but, as with most creative people, its often impossible to separate the two.’ Starting with Piet Zwart in the 1880’s and ending with M/M Paris.

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