The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design

The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design

Book publisher Phaidon has annoucned “The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design”, a massive reference guide on graphic design that includes newspapers, magazines, posters, advertisements, typefaces, logos, corporate design, record covers and moving graphics from around the world. Sounds like a good addition to any collection.

The publication will be released in September, but you can pre-order a copy from Amazon.

Lufthansa + Graphic Design: Visual History of an Airline

Lufthansa and Graphic Design Visual History of an Airline

Lufthansa + Graphic Design: Visual History of an Airline is a book by Lars Müller Publishers that highlights the corporate identity of Deutsche Lufthansa. In 1963 , Otl Aicher and his Gruppe E5 student group at the HfG Ulm were commissioned by Lufthansa to develop a new visual identity.

The book also includes the design and advertising history of Lufthansa from the 1920s until today, illustrations from the corporate archive, background articles, interviews, reproductions from the Ulm study of 1962, and the first corporate design manual for Lufthansa from 1963.

You can grab a copy on Amazon.

Design Assembly 3

Design assembly 3

To celebrate its third birthday, Design Assembly has retired the site and produced three lovely books archiving the past 3 years of published articles, comments, as well as showcasing new and exclusive words and images from some great contributors.

And it’s all done for a great cause: fighting cancer. 100% of profits from the sale of the book will be distributed globally between three cancer charities: Cancer Research UK, LIVESTRONG and WCRF International.

Great design. Great content. Great cause.

Purchase a copy from their site.