Sourcebook of Contemporary Graphic Design
By Maia Francisco
(Harper Design, Hardcover, 9780061704383, 600pp.)
Publication Date: July 2009
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The Sourcebook of Contemporary Graphic Design is a cutting-edge design anthology featuring material from established and emerging designers around the world, as well as hundreds of full-color examples of work forging new graphic ground across a complete range of visual media.
For ease of reference, graphic design illustrations and explanations are categorized according to design type: websites, brochures, posters, company reports, stationary, and promotional materials. Also included is a visual index for quick reference and designers' contact information.
Maia Francisco studied art and design at Barcelonas Escola Massana Centre dArt i Disseny and trained as a pianist at the citys Conservatory of Music. Specializing in the fields of graphic design and illustration, she is the author of many titles, including The Sourcebook of Contemporary Graphic Design, Sticker Stack, and Ink Me: Temporary Tattoos Forever.