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Heller, Steven

Works: 384 works in 1,854 publications in 6 languages and 69,859 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Art  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Handbooks and manuals  Pictorial works  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator, wst, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Contributor, Interviewer, wat, Interviewee, win, Collector, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., cop, wpr
Classifications: NC1001, 741.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Steven Heller
Most widely held works by Steven Heller
Becoming a graphic designer : a guide to careers in design by Steven Heller( Book )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the completely updated guide to today's graphic design careers-a clear and concise survey of the design field, from major design industries to design disciplines. Filled with interviews and advice from leading designers, it covers interactive design, information design, motion, educational training, portfolio preparation, getting a job, and much more: magazine design; advertising book design; corporate identity; film titles; tv graphics; interactive design; environmental design; web design; education; type design; motion; graphics information; graphics package design; record design. Becoming a Graphic Designer provides a comprehensive survey of the graphic design market, including complete coverage of print and electronic media and the evolving digital design disciplines that offer today's most sought-after jobs
Design literacy : understanding graphic design by Steven Heller( Book )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although created to fulfill ephemeral needs, great works of graphic design often become memorable cultural icons representing the times and places of their origins. Design Literacy presents ninety-three "object lessons," specific histories examining the contexts in which well-known, unknown, and anonymous works have made decisive contributions to the evolution of graphic design. Steven Heller and Karen Pomeroy create a mosaic of design stories that offer a series of valuable lessons in how design works and an engaging history of graphic design from the late nineteenth century to the present. Tracing the development of each work, Heller and Pomeroy explain its role in design history and how it relates to the cultural milieu from which it emerged. Design Literacy is a quick remedy for designers and students of design suffering from a diet of too much "eye candy" and hungry to understand the forces at work behind the visual power of great works of graphic design
The education of a graphic designer by Steven Heller( )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays, interviews, and course syllabi examines how changing professional standards in graphic design have revolutionized the way design is taught, learned, and practiced. Forty-two top designers and educators talk theory, offer proposals, and discuss a wide range of educational concerns, from the dichotomy between theory and practice to the importance of mastering traditional forms and keeping up with new media."--BOOK JACKET
The anatomy of design : uncovering the influences and inspirations in modern graphic design by Steven Heller( )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anatomy of Design dissects fifty examples of graphic design piece by piece, revealing an array of influences and inspirations. These pieces represent contemporary artifacts that are well conceived, finely crafted, and filled with hidden treasures. Some are overtly complex. Others are so simple that it is hard to believe there's a storehouse of inspiration hidden underneath. The selections include all kinds of design work including posters, packages, and more. Each exhibit is selected for its ubiquity, thematic import, and aesthetic significance, and every page shows how great work is derived from various inspirational and physical sources, some well-known, some unknown. Each design is presented on a gate-fold showing the featured design and and other works that share the key influences with extended captions explaining the whys and wherefores."--Publisher's website
Writing and research for graphic designers : a designer's manual to strategic communication and presentation by Steven Heller( )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For designers, writing and research skills are more necessary than ever before, from the basic business compositions to critical writing. In this competitive climate, designers are routinely called upon to make words about the images and designs they create for clients. Writing about design is not just "trade" writing, but should be accessible to everyone with an interest in design. This book is a complete, introductory guide to various forms of research and writing in design--and how they explain visuals and can be visualized. These pages address communication on various levels and to all audiences:- Designers to Designers- Designers to Clients- Designers to the Design-literate- Designers to the Design-agnosticBeing able to express the issues and concerns of the design practice demands facts, data, and research. With Writing and Research for Graphic Designers, you'll learn how to turn information into a valuable asset-- one of the key talents of the design researcher"-
Stop think go, do : how typography & graphic design influence behavior by Steven Heller( )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This revolutionary guide is not only the first to look at how typography in design creates a call to action, but it also explores type and image as language. The book is packed with arresting imagery from around the world that influences human behaviour
100 ideas that changed graphic design by Steven Heller( Book )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and Danish and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New in the 100 Ideas that Changed... series, this book demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined graphic design, and how those ideas have manifested themselves in objects of design. The 100 entries, arranged broadly in chronological order, range from technical (overprinting, rub-on designs, split fountain); to stylistic (swashes on caps, loud typography, and white space); to objects (dust jackets, design handbooks); and, methods (paper cut-outs, pixelation). Written by one of the world's leading authorities on graphic design and lavishly illustrated, the book is both a great source of inspiration and a provocative record of some of the best examples of graphic design from the last hundred years
The education of a comics artist : visual narrative in cartoons, graphic novels, and beyond by Michael Dooley( )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dooley (writer and contributing editor to PRINT magazine) and Heller (art director of the New York Times Book Review) collect interviews with and contributions from prominent comics artists, along with others that study the medium, in an anthology designed to be of use in an art school class dedicated to the broad range of the field of comic art
Graphic style : from Victorian to post-modern by Steven Heller( Book )

37 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every page of Graphic Style brims with rare, quirky, and stimulating delights, culled from the authors' extensive sources both in acessible visual history of 150 years of graphic design. It will surprise, inform, and inspire practitioners, students, and everyone interested in the fascinating and ubiquitous world of design." --dust jacket
Looking closer by William Drenttel( )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design school confidential : extraordinary class projects from international design schools by Steven Heller( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every great design school in the world is defined, in part, by the work of its students at any given time. The various project challenges given to a class determine the success of a school's pedagogy, but also the ingenuity of its faculty and students. This book features fifty real-world class assignments from top design programs at universities around the world, and examines the resulting student projects. From undergraduate to graduate work and basic class challenges to final thesis's, students delivered a wide variety of graphic and multimedia design projects from print to motion to exhibition. The book has three functions: to exhibit a wide range of challenging problems and successful solutions, provide practical models to be inspired by and learn from, examine how sophisticated design school projects are and what value they have in relation to real-world practice."--Jacket
The graphic design idea book : inspiration from 50 masters by Steven Heller( )

16 editions published in 2016 in 4 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good design. Broken into sections covering the fundamental elements of design, key works by acclaimed designers serve to illustrate technical points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Themes covered include narrative, colour, illusion, ornament, simplicity, and wit and humour. The result is an instantly accessible and easy to understand guide to graphic design using professional techniques
Paul Rand by Steven Heller( Book )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Rand (1914-96) was a pioneering figure in American graphic design. Adopting what he called a 'problem solving' approach to design, he drew on the ideas of European avant-garde art movements, such as Cubism, Constructivism and De Stijl, and synthesized them to produce his own distinctive graphic language." "Rand's career spanned almost seven decades and numerous chapters of design history. His own books are solidly thematic, whereas this definitive collection of his key published and proposed works is medium-driven. It explores the full range of his advertising, publishing and corporate identity work." "This detailed survey marks the first complete retrospective of Rand's powerful body of work."--Jacket
Art against war : 400 years of protest in art by D. J. R Bruckner( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The education of a typographer by Steven Heller( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the methods for teaching and learning typography, this book features more than 40 essays from top experts and educators in typography today. These essays run the gamut from introducing the themes of type and typography to various complex and rare strategies for learning
Graphic design in America : a visual language history by Walker Art Center( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphic design has had a profound impact upon American life in the 19th and 20th centuries. Essays by specialists in the field examine areas that include graphic design's role as a social force as well as the effect of technological developments and political change
Red scared! : the commie menace in propaganda and pop culture by Michael Barson( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Red Scared! reproduces the books, films, magazines, posters, games, and other media that trumpeted the Commie threat. Vivid renditions in pulp novels and films of menacing Commie commissars and evil, anti-Capitalist militarists haunted governmental crackdowns on suspected spy rings and the notorious McCarthy years." "Red Scared! offers valuable lessons from the vault on how to identify Communists, media reports on the jolly side of Stalin, guidelines for bomb shelter chic, and much more. As they did in their other lively pop-culture histories, Teenage Confidential and Wedding Bell Blues, Michael Barson and Steven Heller once again bring the nearly forgotten details of American culture into full relief with Red Scared!"--Jacket
The design entrepreneur : turning graphic design into goods that sell by Steven Heller( )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether personal or collective, drive is the common denominator of all entrepreneurial pursuit; of course, then comes the brilliant idea; and finally the fervent wherewithal to make and market the result. The Design Entrepreneur is the first book to survey this new field and showcase the innovators who are creating everything from books to furniture, clothes to magazines, plates to surfboards, and more." "Through case studies with designers like Dave Eggers, Maira Kalman, Charles Spencer Anderson, Seymour Chwast, Jet Mous, Nicholas Callaway, Jordi Duro, and over thirty more from the United States and Europe, this book explores the whys, hows, and wherefores of the conception and production processes. The design entrepreneur must take the leap away from the safety of the traditional designer role into the precarious territory where the public decides what works and what doesn't. This is the book that shows how that is accomplished."--Jacket
Becoming a graphic and digital designer : a guide to careers in design by Steven Heller( )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Building on the past successes of Becoming a Graphic Designer and Becoming a Digital Designer, this newly combined fifth edition addresses the demands of finding and succeeding at a design career in the 21st century"--Back cover
The swastika : symbol beyond redemption? by Steven Heller( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies people's opinions of the image of the swastika and discuses how the symbol has come to mean different things to different people in the years since World War II
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Graphic design in America : a visual language history
Design literacy : understanding graphic designThe education of a graphic designerThe anatomy of design : uncovering the influences and inspirations in modern graphic designThe education of a comics artist : visual narrative in cartoons, graphic novels, and beyondGraphic style : from Victorian to post-modernLooking closerDesign school confidential : extraordinary class projects from international design schoolsPaul Rand
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Steven Heller American journalist

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Steven Heller journaliste américain

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