A selection of 78 of the most significant and stimulating essays, interviews and symposia from a leading journal examines the role of design in contemporary culture.
Provocative views from individuals both within and outside the field are put forth in enjoyable essays grouped under intriguing chapter titles: Love, Money, Power; Facts and Artifacts; Modern and Other Isms; Borrowed Designs; Public Works; Arts and Crafts; Understanding Media; Identity and Icon; Design 101; and Future Shocks.
Steven Heller is a senior art director at the New York Times and editor of the AIGA Journal of Graphic Design. He is the author of more than 60 books on graphic design. Marie Finamore is managing editor of the AIGA Journal of Graphic Design. Both editors live in New York.