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Illustration: Meeting the Brief

This book ($30) is aimed at students and illustrators who are looking to create artworks to fulfill a specific brief, as part of their course, job or career. It leads the reader through the whole thinking process, not just of creation but from the basic essentials which are often overlooked.

Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams

This book ($57) contains images of hundreds of Dieter Rams’s products as well as his sketches and models from Braun stereo systems and electric shavers to the chairs and shelving systems that he created for Vitsoe and his own company sdr+. In addition to the rich visual presentation of his designs, the book contains new texts by international design experts that explain how the work was created.

Corporate Diversity: Swiss Graphic Design and Advertising by Geigy 1940 - 1970

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The design studio of J. R. Geigy AG was the launching pad for one of the great periods of Swiss graphic design, in the 1950s and 1960s. The open-minded corporate culture of the chemical company in Basel combined product and company advertising in an exemplary way.

This book ($39) is the first comprehensive presentation of Geigy design, an important Swiss contribution to the international history of design, in all its determination and independence.

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