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Books that're on my shelf.

I love to read, especially about design. Be it a design issue book or a collection book. On this page you will find a list of books that have found their way onto my bookshelf. These are books that are my sources of inspiration, offer practical advice, insight into design philosophy and discuss today’s design issues. This page is to inform other designers of great design books, as well as receive input from others and their recommendations. So please e-mail if you have a book you think I should check out. I will update this page with more books from my library very soon.


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Arabesque: Graphic Design from the Arab World and Persia

The German graphic design duo Ben Wittner and Sascha Thoma, founders of eps51 graphic design studio, compiled an incredible showcase of the Graphic Design from the Arab World as well as Persia (Iran) under a book titled Arabesque: Graphic Design from the Arab World and Persia.


The book looks at different fields; Calligraphy, Illustration, Poster Design, Type Manipulation, Type Design, Logos and much more. Within the pages many interviews with different artists featured such as: Mouneer El Shaarani, George Azmy, Nadine Chahine, Wissam Shawkat and more.


Here are few previews of the book, from different sections:


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arabesque spreads

arabesque spreads


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Altitude: Contemporary Swiss Graphic Design

A fresh wave of intellectually rigorous, iconoclastic Swiss designers thatare carving their niche in a new graphic language. Altitude showcases this current generation of flourishing contemporary designers, who combine traditional high-quality Swiss Style with advanced media and novel design approaches to give rise to a progressive style of visual expression. The collected work provides insight into the impact, essence and diversity of Swiss graphic design in recent years and evaluates its significant evolution.


Here are few previews of the book, from different sections:


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Books that're on my shelf

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Arabesque: Graphic Design from the Arab World and Persia. This book looks at different fields; Calligraphy, Illustration, Poster more...

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