Stylepedia : a guide to graphic design mannerisms, quirks and conceits / Steven Heller and Louise Fili.

by Heller, StevenLooking glass; Fili, LouiseLooking glass.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle ; 2006.Description: 336 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0811833461; 9780811833462.Subject(s): Commercial art -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Graphic arts -- Handbooks, manuals, etcLooking glass | Graphic design (Typography) -- Handbooks, manuals, etcNote: Includes bibliographical references.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A chunky, distinctive object of brilliant design in and of itself, Stylepedia is the first handy, cross-referenced desk guide to the kaleidoscope that is modern design. In hundreds of illustrated entries, Heller and Fili, the award-winning authors of Euro Deco and numerous other popular design titles, survey the designers, schools, and movements that comprise the practice today as well as take a fascinating glimpse back at some of the seminal early leaders. From the first Santa Claus to appear on a Coca-Cola bottle to the increasingly ubiquitous camouflage tee shirt, iconic everyday items of yesterday and today provide valuable inspiration to designers and design aficionados. As quirky as it is useful and positively packed with lavish color illustrations, this designer's design compendium is the only one of its kind.

Includes bibliographical references.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 8)
  • A
  • Agit Retro (p. 24)
  • American Patriotic (p. 25)
  • Art Deco (p. 28)
  • Art Deco Type (p. 33)
  • Art Nouveau (p. 38)
  • Arts and Crafts (p. 43)
  • Artzybasheff (p. 46)
  • B
  • Bass (p. 48)
  • Bauhaus (p. 49)
  • Beardsley (p. 53)
  • Big Book (p. 55)
  • Big Idea (p. 57)
  • Black Letter (p. 60)
  • Bonehead (p. 63)
  • Bull's-Eye (p. 66)
  • C
  • Camouflage (p. 68)
  • Cappiello (p. 69)
  • Chantry (p. 72)
  • Cheap Chic (p. 74)
  • Chinese Calendar Girl (p. 77)
  • Christmas (p. 79)
  • Club Flyer (p. 80)
  • Comics Lettering (p. 82)
  • Commercial Modern (p. 84)
  • Conceptual Illustration (p. 87)
  • Constructivist (p. 90)
  • Container Corporation of America (p. 94)
  • Cooper (p. 97)
  • Cuba (p. 99)
  • D
  • Dada (p. 102)
  • De Stijl (p. 105)
  • Deconstruction (p. 108)
  • Do-It-Yourself (p. 110)
  • Dwiggins (p. 114)
  • E
  • Emigre (p. 118)
  • Expressionist (p. 121)
  • F
  • Fascist (p. 124)
  • Fear (p. 128)
  • Fella (p. 131)
  • Food (p. 134)
  • Futura (p. 136)
  • Futurist (p. 138)
  • G
  • Generic (p. 144)
  • Geo-Graphic (p. 147)
  • Grunge (p. 149)
  • H
  • Halloween (p. 152)
  • Handlettering (p. 153)
  • Helvetica (p. 156)
  • Heroic (p. 158)
  • Hip Hop (p. 162)
  • Hohlwein (p. 166)
  • I
  • Instructional Guide (p. 170)
  • International Typographic (p. 172)
  • J
  • Junk Mail (p. 176)
  • K
  • Kinetic Type (p. 178)
  • Kodalith (p. 183)
  • Kruger (p. 187)
  • L
  • Less Is More (p. 190)
  • Lubalin (p. 194)
  • M
  • Magazine Cliche (p. 196)
  • Massin (p. 200)
  • Matchbox (p. 201)
  • Me-Too (p. 203)
  • Mini-Mannequin (p. 206)
  • Modernist (p. 207)
  • Mushroom Cloud (p. 211)
  • N
  • Neuland (p. 214)
  • New Typography (p. 215)
  • New Wave (p. 218)
  • Novelty Type (p. 222)
  • O
  • Obey the Giant (p. 226)
  • Object Poster (p. 229)
  • P
  • Panter (p. 234)
  • Pastiche (p. 236)
  • Peignot (p. 241)
  • Pictogram (p. 242)
  • Playboy (p. 244)
  • Polish Poster (p. 247)
  • Postmodern (p. 249)
  • Psychedelic Poster (p. 251)
  • Pulp (p. 256)
  • Pun (p. 258)
  • Push Pin (p. 260)
  • R
  • Ray Gun (p. 264)
  • Razor Blade (p. 265)
  • Record Cover (p. 267)
  • Red Scared (p. 269)
  • Religious Message Board (p. 272)
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not (p. 274)
  • S
  • Schutzmarken (p. 276)
  • Screamer Type (p. 278)
  • Shadow Letter (p. 279)
  • Shock and Roll (p. 281)
  • Show-Card (p. 282)
  • Skateboard (p. 284)
  • Socialist Realist (p. 286)
  • Spectacular Sign (p. 289)
  • Stenberg Film Poster (p. 290)
  • Streamline (p. 293)
  • Street Sign (p. 298)
  • Surrealist (p. 299)
  • Sutnar (p. 302)
  • Swatch Watch (p. 305)
  • T
  • Teen Magazine (p. 306)
  • Tibor (p. 307)
  • Tijuana Bible (p. 310)
  • U
  • Underground Press (p. 312)
  • V
  • Vegas (p. 318)
  • Vernacular (p. 319)
  • Victorian (p. 321)
  • W
  • Ware Lettering (p. 326)
  • Wendingen (p. 329)
  • Z
  • Zanol (p. 332)
  • Bibliography (p. 334)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Steven Heller is senior Art Director for the New York Times & author of over seventy books on art, culture, & design.

He lives in New York City.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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