Graphic Design + Architecture: A 20th Century History closely examines the relationship between typography, image, symbolism, and the built environment by exploring principle themes, major technological developments, important manufacturers, and pioneering designers over the last 100 years. This innovative volume is the first to provide the design student, practitioner, and educator with an invaluable comprehensive reference of visual and narrative material that illustrates and evaluates the unique and important history surrounding graphic design and architecture. It is a complete resource that belongs on every designer’s bookshelf.
Richard Poulin is cofounder, design director, and a principal of Poulin + Morris Inc., an internationally recognized, multidisciplinary design consultancy located in New York City. His work has been recognized by design organizations and publications worldwide including the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Applied Arts, Communication Arts, Graphis, Library of Congress, Type Directors Club, and the New York Art Directors Club. Richard is a Fellow of the Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD), the organization’s highest honor, and is a past President and board member of the New York Chapter of AIGA. He has been a faculty member of the School of Visual Arts in New York City since 1992 and was previously an adjunct professor at The Cooper Union. He is also the author of The Language of Graphic Design: An Illustrated Handbook for Understanding Fundamental Design Principles and Typography Referenced (coauthor), all published by Rockport Publishers.