design history


Design history is the study of objects of design in their historical and stylistic contexts.

A full set of 20 issue of Dot Dot Dot, an independent art/design publication covering graphic design, art, music, language, film and literature.
A book about inspiring design achievements from the Arab world. Nasri Khattar,proposed Unified Arabic to make reading Arabic easier to learn.
This issue of WTW strives to probe beyond the visible aspect of design. We look at the invisible organisational principles shaping our lives.
A definite monograph about Wim Crouwel going into great depth to understand the methodology of one of the greatest minds in modern graphic design.
This book presents the origins of exuberant curly lettering style on the windows of traditional Dutch cafés and bars.
Back Cover (formerly known as Marie Louise) is a French magazine interested in design history and visual universe. Now with full English translation. Published twice a year.
A tool that we need: new (and only serious) French magazine interested in design history and visual universe. With contributions by Peter Biľak, Laurent Le Bon, deValence (Alexandre Dimos, Gaël Étienne), Anne Lemonnier, Philippe Millot, Étienne Mineur, NORM, Stefan Sagmeister, etc.
Bi-annual independent art/design publication which began life as a graphic design magazine, but whose content has gradually widened to cover art, music, language, politics, film and literature.
Art/design publication which began life as a graphic design magazine, but whose content has widened to cover art, music, language, politics, film and literature.
Bi-annual independent art/design publication which began life as a graphic design magazine, but whose content has gradually widened to cover art, music, language, film and literature.
DDDX is a montage of articles drawn from issues 2–9. This is not a retrospective act, more a logical next step; a slight return in response to the self-righteous statment of intent on the cover of issue 1; a reply to ourselves after five years’ trial & error.
This magazine began life as a graphic design journal, but whose content has gradually widened to cover other areas.
Art/design publication which began life as a graphic design magazine, but whose content has widened to cover art, music, language, film and literature.
Art/design publication which began life as a graphic design magazine, but whose content has widened to cover art, music, language, film and literature.
Independent art/design publication which began life as a graphic design magazine, but whose content has gradually widened to cover art, music, language, film and literature.
This is the first publication devoted to De Does’s life and work best known as a type and book designer, creator of typefaces Trinité and Lexicon.
Comprehensive overview of type design in the Netherlands from the fifteenth century till 2004. The book provides insights into the methods of the Dutch type.