Graphic Design Bibliography

The following bibliography suggests useful texts, which begin to introduce concepts of both Graphic Design Theory and Practice.


Arp, Hans, and El Lissitzky, eds. The Isms of Art. Zurich: Eugen Rentsch, 1925.

Ash, Jared, et al. The Russian Avant-Garde Book 1910–1934. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2002.

Bartram, Alan. Futurist Typography and the Liberated Text. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

Bayer, Herbert, Walter Gropius, and Ise Gropius. Bauhaus 1919–1928. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1938.

Bayer, Herbert. “On Typography.” In Herbert Bayer: painter designer architect. New York: Reinhold, 1967.

Cohen, Arthur A. Herbert Bayer: The Complete Work. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1984.

Dachy, Marc. The Dada Movement 1915–1923. New York: Rizzoli, 1990.

Drucker, Johanna. The Visible Word: Experi­mental Typography and Modern Art. 1909–1923. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Gray, Nicolete. A History of Lettering: Creative Experiment and Letter Identity. Oxford: Phai­don Press, 1986.

Heller, Steven. Merz to Émigré and Beyond: Avant-Garde Magazine Design of the Twentieth Century. London: Phaidon, 2003.

Hultén, Pontus. Futurism and Futurisms. New York: Abbeville Press, 1986.

Jaffe, Hans. De Stijl, 1917–1931: Visions of Uto­pia. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1982.

Kostelanetz, Richard, ed. Moholy-Nagy: An Anthology. New York: Da Capo Press, 1991.

Lissitzky-Küppers, Sophie. El Lissitzky: Life, Letters, Text. Translated by Helene Aldwinck­le and Mary Whittall. London: Thames and Hudson, 1968.

Lissitzky, El. “Our Book.” In El Lissitzky: Life, Letters, Texts. Edited by Sopie Lissitzky-Küppers. Translated by Helene Aldwinckle. London: Thames and Hudson, 1968, 356–359.

Lupton, Ellen and J. Abbott Miller, eds. The ABC’s of Triangle, Square, Circle: The Bauhaus and Design Theory. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2000.

Margolin, Victor. The Struggle for Utopia: Rodchenko, Lissitzky, Moholy- Nagy, 1917–1946. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

McLean, Ruari. Jan Tschichold: Typographer. Boston: D.R. Godine, 1975.

Marinetti, F. T. “The Founding and Mani­festo of Futurism.” In Critical Writings: F. T. Marinetti. Edited by Günter Berghaus. Translated by Doug Thompson. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006, 11–17.

Moholy-Nagy, László. “Typophoto.” In Painting Photography Film. Translated by Janet Seligman. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1973.

Passuth, Krisztina. Moholy-Nagy. London: Thames and Hudson, 1987.

Richter, Hans. Dada: Art and Anti-Art. London: Thames & Hudson, 1966.

Rodchenko, Aleksandr. “Who We Are: Mani­festo of the Constructivist Group.” Aleksandr Rodchenko: Experiments for the Future. Edited by Alexander N. Lavrentiev. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2005.

Rowell, Margit and Deborah Wye. The Russian Avant-Garde Book: 1910–1934. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2002.

Spencer, Herbert. Pioneers of Modern Typogra­phy. London: Lund Humphries, 1969.

Tschichold, Jan. “The Principles of the New Typography.” The New Typography: A Handbook for Modern Designers. Translated by Ruari McLean. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Tschichold, Jan. Asymmetric Typography. Translated by Ruari McLean. New York: Reinhold, 1967.

Tschichold, Jan. The Form of the Book: Essays on the Morality of Good Design. Translated by Hajo Hadeler. Point Roberts, WA: Hartley & Marks, 1991.

Doesburg, Theo Van. Principles of Neo-plastic Art. [Greenwich, Conn.]: New York Graphic Society, 1968. Print.

Warde, Beatrice. “The Crystal Goblet, or Why Printing Should Be Invisible.” In The Crystal Goblet: Sixteen Essays on Typography. Cleveland: World Publishing, 1956.


Airey, David. Logo Design Love: A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities. New Riders; 1st edition. 2009.

Albers, Josef. Interaction of Color: Revised and Expanded Edition. Yale University Press; Rev Exp. Edition. 2006.

Bierut, Michael. Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design. Princeton Architectural Press; Reprint edition. 2012.

Benjamin, Walter. Reflections: Essays, Apho­risms, Autobiographical Writings. Edited by Pe­ter Demetz. Translated by Edmund Jephcott. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.

Blackwell, Lewis and David Carson. “Con­versation.” In The End of Print: The Graphic Design of David Carson. London: Laurence King Publishing, 1995.

Craig, James, Irene Korol. Scala, and William Bevington. Designing with Type: The Essential Guide to Typography. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2006. Print.

DeKoven, Marianne. Utopia Limited: The Sixties and the Emergence of the Postmodern. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004.

File, Louise. Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili. Princeton Architectural Press. 2012.

Gerstner, Karl. Designing Programmes. Zurich: Niggli, 1968.

Gerstner, Karl. Review of 5 x 10 Years of Graphic Design etc. Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2001.

Glitschka, Von R. Vector Basic Training: A Systematic Creative Process for Building Precision Vector Artwork. New Riders; 1st edition. 2011.

Greiman, April. Hybrid Imagery: The Fusion of Technology of Graphic Design. New York: Watson-Guptill, 1990.

Heller, Steven. Paul Rand. London: Phaidon Press, 1999.

Hollis, Richard. Swiss Graphic Design: The Origins and Growth of an International Style, 1920–1965. London: Laurence King, 2006.

Lupton, Ellen and J. Abbott Miller. Design Writing Research: Writing on Graphic Design. New York: Kiosk, 1996.

McCoy, Katherine with David Frej. “Typog­raphy as Discourse.” ID 35, no. 5 (March/April 1988)

McCoy, Katherine and Michael McCoy. Cranbrook Design: The New Discourse. New York: Rizzoli, 1990.

Marchand, Roland. Creating the Corporate Soul: The Rise of Public Relations and Corporate Imagery in American Big Business. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.

Marcuse, Herbert. One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society. Boston: Beacon Press, 1991.

McLuhan, Marshall. The Gutenberg Galaxy: the Making of Typographic Man. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1966.

Millman, Debbie. How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer. Allworth Press; 1st edition. 2007.

Müller, Lars, ed. Josef Müller-Brockmann. Baden: Lars Müller, 1994.

Müller-Brockmann, Josef. The Graphic Designer and His Design Problems. New York: Hastings House, 1983.

Müller-Brockmann, Josef. “Grid and Design Philosophy.” In Grid Systems in Graphic Design: A Visual Communication Manual for Graphic Designers, Typographers, and Three-Dimensional Designers. 10. Niederteufen, Switzerland: Arthur Niggli, 1981.

Poynor, Rick. No More Rules: Graphic Design and Postmodernism. New Haven: Yale Univer­sity Press, 2003.

Purcell, Kerry William. Josef Müller-Brock­mann. New York: Phaidon Press, 2006.

Rand, Paul. Design Form and Chaos. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.

Rand, Paul. “Good Design is Goodwill.” AIGA Journal of Graphic Design 5, no. 3 (1987): 1–2, 14.

Rand, Paul. Thoughts on Design. London: Studio Vista, 1970.

Rendgen, Sandra. Information Graphics. Taschen; Har/Pstr M. 2012.

Samara, Timothy. Drawing for Graphic Design: Understanding Conceptual Principles and Practical Techniques to Create Unique, Effective Design Solutions. Rockport Publishers. 2012.

Scher, Paula. Make It Bigger. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2002.

Venturi, Robert, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour. Learning from Las Vegas. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1977.

Weingart, Wolfgang. “Fourth Independent Project: Letters and Typographic Elements in New Context” and “Fifth Independent Project: Typography as Endless Repetition.” In My Way to Typography. Translated by Katherine Wolff and Catherine Schelbert. Baden: Lars Müller, 2000, 268–272 and 308–321.

Wilde, Richard and Judith, Visual Literacy: A Conceptual Approach to Graphic Problem Solving (New York: Watson‑Guptill Publications, 1991.


Adducci, Brian and Aaron Keller; Capsule Design Studio, Minneapolis. Design Matters: Logos 01: An Essential Primer for Today’s Competitive Market (v.1). Rockport Publishers. June 1, 2007.

Baines, Phil. Penguin by Design: A Cover Story 1935-2005. Penguin Books. 2006.

Bantjes, Marian. I Wonder. The Monacelli Press. 2010.

Bateman, Steven, Hyland, Angus. Symbol. Laurence King Publishers. June 1, 2011.

Blackwell, Lewis. The End of Print: The Grafik Design of David Carson. Laurence King Publishers; 2nd edition. 2000.

Cullen, Kristin. Design Elements, Typography Fundamentals: A Graphic Style Manual for Understanding How Typography Affects Design. Rockport Publishers. 2012.

Cullen, Kristin. Layout Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Building Pages in Graphic Design. Rockport Publishers; 1st edition May 1, 2007.

Glaser, Jessica, and Carolyn Knight. The Graphic Design Exercise Book. HOW Books, 2010.

Glaser, Milton, Steven Heller, Mirko Ilić, and Tony Kushner. The Design of Dissent: Socially and Politically Driven Graphic. Glouchester, MA: Rockport Publ., 2005. Print.

Glaser, Milton. Milton Glaser: Graphic Design. Overlook TP; Revised edition (November 23, 1983)

Gill, Eric. An Essay on Typography.

Goudy, Frederic. Typoglia.

Graver, Amy. Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Grids and Page Layouts: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Applying Page Design Principles. Rockport Publishers. 2012.

Hara, Kenya. Designing Design. Lars Muller Verlag; 2nd printing edition (July 23, 2007.

Heller, Steve. Typology: Type Design from the Victorian Era to the Digital Age.

Helfand, Jessica, and John Maeda. Screen: Essays on Graphic Design, New Media, and Visual Culture. Princeton Architectural Press. 2001.

Hendel, Richard. On Book Design. Yale University Press; First Edition.1998.

Hochuli, Joost, and Robin Kinross. Designing Books.

Hochuli, Joost. Printed Matter, Mainly Books.

Hofmann, Armin. Graphic Design Manual.

Hurlburt, Allan. Layout.

Johansson, Kaj, Peter Lundberg, and Robert Ryberg. A Guide to Graphic Print Production. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2011.

Koch, Rudolf. The Little ABC Book of Rudolf Koch.

Kinross, Robin. Modern Typography.

Koolhaus, Rem. S M L XL. Monacelli Press; 2nd edition October 1, 1998.

Kunz, Willi. Typography: Macro + Micro Aesthetics.

Lima, Manuel. Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information. Princeton Architectural Press. 2011.

Lupton, Ellen, and Jennifer Cole Phillips. Graphic Design: The New Basics. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008.

Lupton, Ellen. Indie Publishing: How to Design and Produce Your Own Book. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008.

Mau, Bruce. Massive Change. Phaidon Press, October 1, 2004.

McQuade, Donald, and Christine McQuade. Seeing & Writing. Bedford/St. Martin’s. Boston, MA. 2000.

McLean, Ruari. Jan Tschichold: typographer.

Mitchell, Michael, and Susan Wrightman. Book Typography, A Designer’s Manual.

Muller-Brockmann, Joseph. The Graphic Artist and His Design Problems.

Munari, Bruno. Design As Art . Penguin Global (modern classics). 2009.

Nobel, Ian, and Russell Bestley. Visual Research, 2nd Edition: An Introduction to Research Methodologies in Graphic Design. AVA Publishing. 2011.

Oliver, Vaughn. This Rimy River: Vaughan Oliver and V23-Graphic Works 1988-1994.  V23 Publishing. 1997.

Perry, Michael. Hand Job: A Catalog of Type. Princeton Architectural Press. 2007.

Perry, Michael. Over and Over: A Catalog of Hand-Drawn Patterns. Princeton Architectural Press. 2008.

Poynor, Rick. No More Rules: Graphic Design and Postmodernism. Yale University Press. 2003.

Purcell, Kerry William. Alexey Brodovitch. Phaidon Press. 2002.

Sagmeister, Stefan. Things I have learned in my life so far. Abrams. 2008.

Samara, Timothy. Design Elements: A Graphic Style Manual. Rockport Publishers; 1st Edition. 2007.

Samara, Timothy. Typography Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design. Rockport Publishers, November 1, 2006.

Shaughnessy, Adrian, and Tony Brook. Studio Culture: The Secret Life of a Graphic Design Studio. Laurence King Publishers, November 4, 2009.

Shaughnessy, Adrian. How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul. Princeton Architectural Press; New edition, September 22, 2010.

Taute, Michelle. Design Matters: Brochures 01: An Essential Primer for Today’s Competitive Market (v.1). Rockport Publishers. January 1, 2008.

Tufte, Edward. Envisioning Information. Graphics Pr. 1990.

Tufte, Edward. Beautiful Evidence. Graphics Pr.; 1st Edition. 2006.

Tufte, Edward. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Graphics Pr.; 2nd edition. 2001.

Tufte, Edward. Visual Explanations.


Adams, Hazard, and Leroy Searle, eds. Critical Theory Since 1965. Tallahassee: Florida State University Press, 1986.

Giampietro, Rob, and Ian Albinson. Graphic Design: Now in Production. Ed. Andrew Blauvelt and Ellen Lupton. Minneapolis, MN: Walker Art Center, 2011. Print.

Armstrong, Hellen. Graphic Design Theory: Readings From the Field. New York: Princeton Architectural Press. 2009.

Aynsley,  Jeremy. Century of Graphic Design, A: Graphic Design Pioneers of the 20th Century. Mitchell Beazley; First edition (2001.

Aynsley, Jeremey. Graphic Design in Germany: 1890-1945 (Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism). University of California Press. 2000.

Aynsley, Jeremy. Nationalism and Internationalism (Design in the 20th Century). Trafalgar Square. July 1995.

Barthes, Roland. Image/Music/Text. Trans­lated by Stephen Heath. New York: Hill and Wang, 1977.

Baudrillard, Jean. For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign. Translated by Charles Levin. St. Louis.: Telos Press, 1981.

Blauvelt, Andrew, and Pamela Johnson, eds. Peter Seitz Designing a Life. Minneapolis: Minneapolis College of Art and Design. 2007.

Bourdieu, Pierre. Language and Symbolic Power. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991

Christianson, Scott. 100 Diagrams That Changed the World: From the Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod. Plume. October 30, 2012.

Cohen, Elaine Lustig. Letters from the Avant-Garde: Modern Graphic Design (Kiosk Books). Princeton Architectural Press. 1996.

Davis, Meredith. Graphic Design Theory: Graphic Design in Context. Thames & Hudson, New York, NY. 2012.

Derrida, Jacques. Of Grammatology. Trans­lated by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Balti­more: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1976.

Drucker, Johanna, and Emily McVarish. Graphic Design History: A Critical Guide. Up­per Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2008.

Eskilson, Stephen J. Graphic Design: A New History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Friedman, Mildred. Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History. Harry N Abrams; 1st edition (November 1989)

Foucault, Michel. “What Is an Author?” In Josué Harari, ed. Textual Strategies: Per­spectives in Post-Structuralist Criticism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1979.

Heller, Steven. Iron Fists: Branding the 20th-Century Totalitarian State. Phaidon Press Inc.; First Edition edition. December 1, 2008.

Heller, Steven, and Veronique Vienne, eds. 100 Ideas that Changed Graphic Design. Laurence King Publishers. April 18, 2012.

Heller, Steven. The Swastika: Symbol Beyond Redemption? Allworth Press. February 25, 2000.

Heller, Steven. New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age. Watson-Guptill; 1St Edition edition. 2007.

Heller, Steven. Merz to Emigré and Beyond: Avant-Garde Magazine Design of the Twentieth Century. Phaidon Press. 2003.

Heller, Steven. POP: How Graphic Design Shapes Popular Culture. Allworth Press. 2010.

Heller, Steven; Editor. I Heart Design: Remarkable Graphic Design Selected by Designers, Illustrators, and Critics. Rockport Publishers. 2011.

Hollis, Richard. Swiss Graphic Design: The Origins and Growth of an International Style, 1920-1965. Yale University Press. 2006.

Hollis, Richard. Graphic Design: A Concise History (World of Art). London: Thames & Hudson, 1994.

Jubert, Roxane. Typography and Graphic Design: From Antiquity to the Present. Trans-lated by Deke Dusinberre and David Radzinowicz. Paris: Flammarion, 2006.

Lupton, Ellen and Elaine Lustig Cohen. Letters from the Avant Garde: Modern Graphic Design. New York: Princeton Architectural Press. 1996.

Lupton, Ellen. Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum & Princeton Architectural Press. 1996.

Lupton, Ellen and Abbott Miller, eds. Design Writing Research: Writings on Graphic Design. New York, Kiosk. 1996.

Lupton, Ellen and Abbott Miller, eds. The ABC’s of (triangle-square-circle): The Bauhaus and Design Theory. New York, Princeton Architectural Press. 1993.

Margolin, Victor. Design Discourse: History, Theory, Criticism. University Of Chicago Press; 1st edition. 1989.

McLean, Ruari. The Thames and Hudson Manual of Typography.

Meggs, Philip B. A History of Graphic Design. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1998.

Millman, Debbie. How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer. New York: Allsworth Press, 2007.

Muller, Lars, and Paul Rand. Josef Muller-Brockmann: Pioneer of Swiss Graphic Design. Lars Muller Verlag; 4th edition. 2001.

Tyson, Lois. Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Vanderlands, Rudy. Emigré No. 70 the Look Back Issue: Selections from Emigré Magazine 1-69. Celebrating 25 Years of Graphic Design. Gingko Press; First edition. 2009.


Müller-Brockmann, Josef. Grid systems in graphic design.

Elam, Kimberly. Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type (Design Briefs). Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition (August 12, 2004.

Elam, Kimberly. Typographic Systems of Design. Princeton Architectural Press; 1st edition. 2007.

Roberts, Luciennne and Thrift, Julia. The Designer and the Grid. Switerland: RotoVision SA. 2005.

Samara, Timothy. Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop. Rockport Publishers, 2005.


Typographic Design, Theory and History

Blackwell, Lewis. 20th Century Type: Remix. Corte Madera, California: Ginko Press. 1998.

Bringhurst, Robert. The Elements of Typographic Style. Point Roberts, Washington: Hartley & Marks. 1992.

Carter, Rob. Working With Computer Type 1: books, magazines, newsletters. Switzerland: RotoVision SA. 1995.

Carter, Rob, Ben Day and Philip Meggs. Typographic Design: Form and Communication. 3ed. Hoboken NJ: John Wiley and Sons. 2002.

Carter, Rob, and Philip Meggs. Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1993.

Carter, Rob; Demao, John; and Wheeler, Sandy. Working with type 5: exhibitions.

Carter, Sebastian. Twentieth Century Type Designers. new ed. New York: W.W.Norton. 1995.

Chappell, Warren. The Living Alphabet. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia. 1975.

Chappell, Warren and Robert Bringhurst. A Short History of the Printed Word. 2ed. Point Roberts, Washington: Hartley & Marks. 1999. (New York Times: 1970).

Craig, James. Designing With Type. 3ed. New York: Watson-Guptil. 1992.

Dair, Carl. Design With Type. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1967.

Donis A. Dondis. A Primer of Visual Literacy (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1973).

Dowding, Geoffrey. Finer Points in the Spacing and Arrangement of Type. Vancouver BC: Hartley & Marks. 1975/1966.

Dowding, Geoffrey. An Introduction to the History of Printing Types. London: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press. 1998/1961.

Drucker, Johanna. The visible word: experimental typography and modern art, 1909-1923.

Eason, Ron, and Sarah Rookledge. Rookledge’s International Handbook of Type Designers: A Biographical Directory. Carshalton Beeches, Surrey, England: Sarema Press Ltd. 1991.

Felici, James, and Frank Romano. The Complete Manual of Typography: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type. Peachpit Press; 1st edition. 2002.

French, Nigel. InDesign Type. Berkeley, California: Peachpit (Adobe Press). 2006.

Garfield, Simon. Just My Type: A Book About Fonts. Gotham; Reprint edition (September 4, 2012.

Haley, Allan. Typographic Milestones. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. 1992.

Haley, Allan. Type: Hot Designers Make Cool Fonts. Gloucester, MA: Rockport. 1998.

Heller, Steven, and Louise Fili. Typology. San Francisco: Chronicle Books. 1999.

Heller, Steven and Philip B. Meggs, eds. Text on Type: critical writings on typography. New York: Allworth Press. 2001.

Heller, Steven and Philip B. Meggs, eds. Texts on type: critical writings on typography.

Heller, Steven and Louise Fili. Typology: type design from the Victorian era to the digital age.

Heller, Steven and Christine Thompson. Letterforms bawdy, bad & beautiful: the evolution of hand-drawn, humorous, vernacular, and experimental.

Jaspert, W. Pincus, W. Berry Turner, and A.F Johnson, Encyclopaedia of Typefaces.

Jean, Georges. Writing: The Story of Alphabets and Scripts. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 1992.

Jubert, Roxanne; Lemoine, Serge; and Lupton, Ellen. Typography and Graphic Design: From Antiquity to the Present. Flammarion; FLAMMARION edition (December 26, 2006)

Kane, John. A Type Primer. 2ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. 2003.

Kunz, Willi. Typography: macro- and microaesthetics.

Loxley, Simon. Type: The Secret History of Letters.

Lupton, Ellen. Thinking With Type: a critical guide for designers, writers, editors, & students. New York: Princ­eton Architectural Press. 2004.

Martin, Douglas. Book Design: A Practical Introduction. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. 1989.

McLean, Ruari. Manual of Typography. New York: Thames and Hudson. 1980.

McLean, Ruari. Typographers on Type: an illustrated anthology from William Morris to the present day. New York: WWNorton & Company. 1995.

Meggs, Philip B. A History of Graphic Design 3ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 1998.

Meggs, Philip B. and Roy McKelvey, eds. Revival of the Fittest: digital versions of classic typefaces. New York: RC Publications. 2000.

McGrew, Mac. American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century.

Middendorp, Jan. Dutch Type.

New York Type Directors Club Typography Annual.

Poynor, Rick. Typographica.

Purvis, Alston W. Type: A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles, 1901-1938 (v. 2). Taschen. 2010.

Rothstein, Julian. ABZ More Alphabets and Other Signs.

Rüder, Emil. Typography As Communication and Form.

Ruder, Emil. Typography: A Manual of Design. New York: Hastings House. 1981.

Shaughnessy, Adrian. Graphic Design: A User’s Manual. London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd. 2009.

Shaw, Paul and Bain, Peter. Blackletter: Type and National Identity. Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition. April 1, 1998.

Spencer, Herbert. Pioneers of Modern Typography.

Spencer, Herbert. The Liberated Page.

Spiekermann, Erik and E.M.Ginger. Stop Stealing Sheep –and find out how type works. Mountain View, California: Adobe Press. 1993.

Strizver, Ilene. Type Rules! the designer’s guide to professional typography. Cincinnati: North Light Books. 2001.

Squire, Victoria. Getting It Right with Type.

Tholenaar, Jan. Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Vol. 1. TASCHEN America Llc; Har/Dig edition. 2009.

Weingart, Wolfgang. Weingart: Typography: My way to typography, édition anglais-allemand. Springer, 2000

Weingart, Wolfgang. How Can One Make Swiss Typography?: Theroetical and Practical Typographic Results from the Teaching Period 1968 – 1973 at the School of Design, Basle. Eight Five Zero, 1987.

Williams, Jim, and Ben Casey. Type Matters! Merrell Publishers. 2012.

Williams, Robin. The Mac is Not a Typewriter.

Willen, Bruce, and Nolen Strals. Lettering & Type. New York, Princeton Architectural Press. 2009.

Wilson, Adrian. The Design of Books. San Francisco: Chronicle Books. 1993.

Zapf, Hermann. Typographic Variations.


Abrams, Janet and Peter Hall, eds. Else/Where: Mapping New Cartographies of Networks and Territories. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Design Institute, 2006.

Bierut, Michael and William Drenttel, and Steven Heller, eds. Looking Closer 5: Critical Writings on Graphic Design. New York: Allworth Press, 2007.

Bennett, Audrey, ed. Design Studies: Theory and Research in Graphic Design. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2006.

Fiell, Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds. Graphic Design for the 21st Century: 100 of the World’s Best Designers. Cologne: Taschen, 2003.

Galloway, Alexander R. and Eugene Thacker. The Exploit: A Theory of Networks. Minneapo­lis: University of Minneapolis Press, 2007.

Hara, Kenya. Designing Design. Translated by Maggie Kinser -Hohle and Yukiko Naito. Baden: Lars Müller, 2007.

Helfand, Jessica and John Maeda. “Demate­rialization of Screen Space.” In Screen: Essays on Graphic Design, New Media, and Visual Culture. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2001.

Heller, Steven and Veronique Vienne, eds. Citizen Designer: Perspectives on Design Respon­sibility. New York: Allworth Press, 2003.

Heller, Steven. “Underground Mainstream.” Design Observer blog, entry posted on April 10, 2008. (accessed June 4, 2008).

Ilyin, Natalia. Chasing the Perfect: Thoughts on Modernist Design in Our Time. New York: Metropolis, 2006.

Klein, Naomi. No Logo. New York: Picador, 2002.

Lasn, Kalle. Design Anarchy. Vancouver: Adbuster Media, 2006.

Lasn, Kalle. Culture Jam: The Uncooling of America. New York: Eagle Brook, 1999.

Laurel, Brenda. Utopian Entrepreneur. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001.

Lévy, Pierre. Cyberculture. Translated by Robert Bononno. Minneapolis: University of Minneapolis Press, 2001.

Lovink, Geert. Zero Comments: Blogging and Critical Internet Culture. New York: Routledge, 2008.

Lupton, Ellen and Julia. “All Together Now,” Print 61, no. 1 (January/February 2007)

Maeda, John. The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006.

Manovich, Lev. “Import/Export, or Design Workflow and Contemporary Aesthetics.” (accessed April 28, 2008).

Manovich, Lev. The Language of New Media. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002.

Poynor, Rick. Jan van Toorn: Critical Practice. Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2008.

Poynor, Rick. “First Things First Manifesto 2000,” AIGA Journal of Graphic Design 17, no. 2 (1999)

Rock, Michael. “The Designer as Author.” Eye 5, no. 20 (Spring 1996): 44–53.

Siegel, Dmitri. “Designing Our Own Graves.” Design Observer blog. (accessed April 27, 2008).

Toorn, Jan van. “Design and Reflexivity.” Visible Language 28, no. 4 (1994)

Toorn, Jan van. Design’s Delight: Method and Means of a Dialogic Approach. Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2006.

Wild, Lorraine. “The Macrame of Resis­tance.” Emigré 47 (Summer 1998).

Abrams, Janet, and Peter Hall, eds. Else/where: Mapping New Cartographies of Networks and Territories. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Design Institute, 2006. Print.

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