Flashback

Retro Design in Contemporary Graphics



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USD$ 39.95

Editor: Victionary

Specs: 210 x 255 mm, 288 pp

Format: full colour, softcover and slipcase

Release date: October 2009

Language: English

ISBN 978-988-17327-7-4 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Retro design has emerged today as designers begin to look back to the vivid 20th century and find inspirations for new graphic styles in the depressive pixel age. Some think the collective and sensational reference of the old time aesthetics is the retrieval of the lost enthusiasm for new findings and the future in the new century, others reckon it as a tribute to the prominent art and design movements between the roaring twenties and the early nineties. Taking a trip down memory lane and witnessing a bold and pronounced application of shapes, typefaces and illustration works in contemporary graphic art, Flashback unveils how the epoch persists to be an enduring spring inside modern creative studios in the well-defined sections of Geometry, Typography and Illustration.

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