Euro Deco: Graphic Design Between the Wars

(Click to enlarge) My initial reaction to the book Euro Deco: Graphic Design Between the Wars was disappointment. But it wasn’t because of the book itself, it was because of my own ignorance. On a previous book buying escapade I managed to track down all eight of the books in the Chronicle series on Art Deco design, which include Dutch Moderne, British Modern, Deco España, Italian Art Deco, German Modern, Streamline: American Art Deco, French Modern, and Japanese Modern. I even bought...

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We, Me, Them & It

We, Me, Them & It by John Simmons can be summed up by an endorsement on its front cover: “For weeks, [the book] rested with many others, then something intrigued me about the title. I read it in one sitting. Fascinating.” – Niall FitzGerald, Chairman of Unilever Though a rewarding book due to the description of how Simmons approaches writing, as well as the book’s tone, the potential to have it sitting on your bookshelf for weeks is real, because, it is such an...

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