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Alex Steinweiss: Creator of the Modern Album Cover
Steven Heller
Taschen, 2009

American Trademarks: From the Roaring '20s to the Swinging '60s
Eric Baker
Chronicle Books, 2010

Art Direction Explained, At Last
Steven Heller & Veronique Vienne
Laurence King Publishing, 2009

Becoming a Digital Designer: A Guide to Careers in Web, Video, Broadcast, Game and Animation Design
Steven Heller & David Womack
Wiley, 2007

Buying In: The Secret Dialogue Between What We Buy and Who We Are
Rob Walker
Random House, 2008

Communicate: Independent British Graphic Design Since the Sixties
Rick Poynor
Yale University Press, 2005

Cover Art By: New Music Graphics
Adrian Shaughnessy
Laurence King Publishing, 2008

Design Disasters: Great Designers, Fabulous Failure, and Lessons Learned
Steven Heller, editor
Allworth Press, 2009

Design Research
Jane Thompson & Alexandra Lange
Chronicle Books, 2010

Design Without Boundaries: Visual Communication in Transition
Rick Poynor
Booth-Clibborn, 2000

Designing Pornotopia: Travels in Visual Culture
Rick Poynor
Princeton Architectural Press, 2006

Forty Posters for the Yale School of Architecture
Michael Bierut
Winterhouse Editions, 2007

Graphic Design: A User's Manual
Adrian Shaughnessy
Laurence King Publishing, 2009

H5: This is the End
Alexis Bernier, Yorgo Tloupa & Adrian Shaughnessey
JRP Ringier, 2009

Icons of Graphic Design, Second Edition
Steven Heller & Mirko Ilic
Thames & Hudson, 2008

Illustration: A Visual History
Steven Heller & Seymour Chwast
Abrams, 2008

In the Bubble: Designing in a Complex World
John Thackara
MIT Press, 2005

Iron Fists: Branding the 20th-Century Totalarian State
Steven Heller
Phaidon Press, 2008

Jan van Toorn: Critical Practice
Rick Poynor
010 Publishers, 2008

Letters From New Orleans
Rob Walker
Garrett County Press, 2005

Look at This: Contemporary Brochures, Catalogues & Documents
Adrian Shaughnessy
Laurence King Publishing, 2006

Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design
Debbie Millman
HOW Books, 2009

Looking Closer 1
Michael Bierut, William Drenttel, Steven Heller & DK Holland, editors
Allworth Press, 1994

Looking Closer 2
Michael Bierut, Steven Heller, William Drenttel +& DK Holland, editors
Allworth Press, 1997

Looking Closer 3
Michael Bierut, Steven Heller, Jessica Helfand & Rick Poynor, editors
Allworth Press, 1999

Looking Closer 4
Michael Bierut, William Drenttel & Steven Heller, editors
Allworth Press, 2002

Looking Closer 5
Michael Bierut, William Drenttel & Steven Heller, editors
Allworth Press, 2006

Master of Shadows: The Secret Diplomatic Career of the Painter Peter Paul Rubens
Mark Lamster
Nan A. Talese, 2009

New Ornamental Type
Steven Heller & Gail Anderson
Thames & Hudson, 2010

New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age
Steven Heller & Gail Anderson
Watson-Guptill, 2007

No More Rules: Graphic Design and Postmodernism
Rick Poynor
Yale University Press, 2003

Obey the Giant: Life in the Image World
Rick Poynor
Birkhäuser Architecture, 2007

Paul Rand: American Modernist
Jessica Helfand
winterhouse Editions, 1998

Quack: The Sellers of Nostrums
Winterhouse Editions
University of Chicago Press, 2002

Reinventing the Wheel
Jessica Helfand
Winterhouse Editions, 2002

Scrapbooks: An American History
Jessica Helfand
Yale University Press, 2008

Screen: Essays on Graphic Design, New Media, and Visual Culture
Jessica Helfand
Winterhouse Editions, 2001

Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design
Michael Bierut
Princeton Architectural Press, 2007

Significant Objects: 100 Extraordinary Stories About Ordinary Things
Edited by Rob Walker and Joshua Glenn
Fantagraphics, 2012

Some People Can't Surf: The Graphic Design of Art Chantry
Julie Lasky
Chronicle Books, 2001

Spalding's World Tour: The Epic Adventure that Took Baseball Around the Globe - And Made It America's Game
Mark Lamster
PublicAffairs, 2006

Studio Culture: The Secret Life of a Graphic Design Studio
Adrian Shaughnessy & Tony Brook
Unit Editions, 2009

Stylepedia: A Guide to Graphic Design Mannerisms, Quirks, and Conceits
Steven Heller & Louise Fili
Chronicle Books, 2006

Supergraphics
Adrian Shaughnessy & Tony Brook, editors
Unit Editions, 2010

Survival City: Adventures Among the Ruins of Atomic America
Tom Vanderbilt
Princeton Architectural Press, 2002

The Design Entrepreneur: Turning Graphic Design Into Goods That Sell
Steven Heller & Lita Talarico
Rockport Publishers, 2008

The Grolier Club: Lasting Impressions
Winterhouse Editions
University of Chicago Press, 2004

The Sneaker Book: Anatomy of an Industry and an Icon
Tom Vanderbilt
New Press, 1998

This Consumer Heaven: 55 Explorations from the Frontiers and Back alleys of 21st Century Consumer Culture
Rob Walker
KDP, 2012

Titans of Finance: True Tales of Money & Business
Rob Walker with artist Josh Neufeld
Alternative Comics, 2001

Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (And What It Says About Us)
Tom Vanderbilt
Vintage, 2008

Typographica
Rick Poynor
Laurence King, 2001

Um. . .: Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean
Michael Erard
Anchor, 2008

Uncanny: Surrealism and Graphic Design
Rick Poynor
MG Publications, 2010

What is Graphic Design For?
Alice Twemlow
Rotovision, 2006

Where Were You?
Rob Walker
Feed Books, 2006

Writing About Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities
Alexandra Lange
Princeton Architectural Press, 2012

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