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Art and Art History

Librarian-curated research guide for Art and Art History resources

What Is Graphic Design?

Inspire - Inform - Captivate. This is what well-designed graphics do to us in advertisements and other visual media, and this skill and creativity which goes into the creation of such materials is what graphic design is all about. This page focuses specifically on graphic design, including more scholarly and more professional resources. 

Selected Books for Graphic Design

The Best of Brochure Design 12
Fire Signs: A Semiotic Theory for Graphic Design
The Graphic Design Idea Book
Essential Type

Other Professional Resources