People of print : innovative, independent design and illustration / Marcroy Smith, Andy Cooke.

by Smith, Marcroy [author.]Looking glass; Cooke, Stanley G [author.]Looking glass.

Publisher: London, England : Thames & Hudson, 2015.Description: 335 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (chiefly colour) ; 31 cm.ISBN: 0500517819; 9780500517819.Subject(s): Graphic artsLooking glass | Letterpress printingLooking glass | PrintmakersLooking glass | Prints -- TechniqueLooking glass | PrintsLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

In a world where screen-based graphics and digital design dominate the mainstream, an international community of independent designers has embraced traditional printmaking techniques to create some of the most innovative graphics ever.For People of Print, Marcroy Smith, founder of the website Marcroy, and Andy Cooke, his longtime collaborator, have brought together the work of more than forty-five of the hottest designers, illustrators, and collectives currently committed to the tactility, materiality, and visible craft of print, alongside the gallerists and promoters who are key figures in this creative scene. A dazzling array of work is presented, made to adorn paper, posters, flyers, packaging, fanzines, self-published books, textiles and fashion, and exhibition design, accompanied by profiles of each printer, in-depth interviews, information on innovative design techniques, and a comprehensive reference section.With a broad range of designers from the United States, Brazil, Denmark, Germany, France, Spain, Singapore, and beyond, People of Print will be an essential and inspirational resource for graphic designers and illustrators as well as anyone who appreciates that print is the future.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Marcroy Smith is a London-based illustrator and founder of People of Print, the world's largest online directory of independent designers working with print.

Andy Cooke is a Manchester-based graphic designer and collaborator with Marcroy Smith on People of Print. He runs the design agency MayNinth.

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