25 Fantastic Art and Design Books

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Hundertwasser: Complete Graphic Works 1951-1976
1.  Hundertwasser: Complete Graphic Works 1951-1976 by Wieland Schmied
The list author says:
  "Superb small book. A real treasure visually."
10.39   Used & New from: 6.71
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Jeremyville Sessions: Collaborations, Customs and Projects
2.  Jeremyville Sessions: Collaborations, Customs and Projects by Systems Design Limited
The list author says:
  "Great graphics, visuals and humour."
23.35   Used & New from: 14.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

You are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination
3.  You are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination by Katharine Harmon
The list author says:
  "A great book showing different events, places, thoughts depicted as maps. Sounds odd, but well worth seeking out."
10.49   Used & New from: 5.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Keith Haring (Art & Design)
4.  Keith Haring (Art & Design) by Germano Celant
The list author says:
  "Large format paperback with fantastic visuals. A great book if you like Haring's work or bold graphics."
Used & New from: 4.97
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Basics Illustration: Thinking Visually
5.  Basics Illustration: Thinking Visually by Mark Wigan
The list author says:
  "All in this set are worth looking at, but this is the best so far."
23.50   Used & New from: 12.09
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Basics Illustration: Sequential Images
6.  Basics Illustration: Sequential Images by Mark Wigan
The list author says:
  "2nd in this series. This is worth reading but less useful if you are not doing animation/sequential stuff."
17.95   Used & New from: 1.76
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Basics Illustration 03: Text and Image
7.  Basics Illustration 03: Text and Image by Mark 'Wigan' Williams
The list author says:
  "I love this book. Great visuals and inspiration."
17.95   Used & New from: 10.00
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Cradle to Cradle. Remaking the Way We Make Things
8.  Cradle to Cradle. Remaking the Way We Make Things by Michael Braungart
The list author says:
  "Superb ecological book. My version was printed on recyclable plastic with non-toxic print."
6.29   Used & New from: 3.48
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

High Art: A History of the Psychedelic Poster
9.  High Art: A History of the Psychedelic Poster by Ted Owen
The list author says:
  "Psychedelic posters from 60s and 70s reprinted along with interesting history of the format."
Used & New from: 19.78
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Book of Tiki
10.  The Book of Tiki by Sven Kirsten
The list author says:
  "Hawaiian chic. Everything Tiki. Visually interesting, corny and great."
Used & New from: 50.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Architectural Graphics
11.  Architectural Graphics by Francis D. K. Ching
The list author says:
  "A great book if you like drawing. Especially if you like architecture."
Used & New from: 0.34
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Business Cards 2: More Ways of Saying Hello
12.  Business Cards 2: More Ways of Saying Hello by Michael Dorrain
The list author says:
  "Now 3 volumes of this book - business cards galore. Interesting to see so many possibilites and ideas."
Used & New from: 0.01

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Sixties Design (25th Anniversary Special Edtn)
13.  Sixties Design (25th Anniversary Special Edtn) by Philippe Garner
The list author says:
  "Title says it all."
Used & New from: 10.53
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change
14.  Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change by Victor Papanek
The list author says:
  "Another superb ecological book about how we should design, view and live in this world."
9.06   Used & New from: 6.24
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

DesignArt
15.  DesignArt by Alex Coles
The list author says:
  "Interesting mixture showing there really is no boundary between....design and art."
17.48   Used & New from: 0.62

Green Architecture: The Art of Architecture in the Age of Ecology (Architecture & Design)
16.  Green Architecture: The Art of Architecture in the Age of Ecology (Architecture & Design) by James Wines
The list author says:
  "Some amazing examples of green building."
Used & New from: 0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Ways of Seeing (Penguin Modern Classics)
17.  Ways of Seeing (Penguin Modern Classics) by John Berger
The list author says:
  "Useful book to get you thinking."
6.29   Used & New from: 1.41
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

The Eco-Design Handbook: A Complete Sourcebook for the Home and Office
18.  The Eco-Design Handbook: A Complete Sourcebook for the Home and Office by Alastair Fuad-Luke
The list author says:
  "A great eco resource book demonstrating products and ideas that are environmentally friendly (or friendlier than the norm)."
Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Basics Design: Format
19.  Basics Design: Format by Gavin Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Book 1. Superb. Really useful. 3rd most used of the series for me."
Used & New from: 6.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Basics Design: Layout
20.  Basics Design: Layout by Gavin Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Book 2 of the Ambrose and Harris series.  Second best IMO."
Used & New from: 0.73
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Basics Design: Typography
21.  Basics Design: Typography by Gavin Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Book 3 of the Ambrose and Harris series."
19.63   Used & New from: 13.20
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Basics Design: Image
22.  Basics Design: Image by Gavin Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Book 4 of the Ambrose and Harris series."
Used & New from: 9.15
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Basics Design 05: Colour
23.  Basics Design 05: Colour by Gavin Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Book 5 of the Ambrose and Harris series."
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Basics Design: Print and Finish
24.  Basics Design: Print and Finish by Gavin Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Book 6 of the Ambrose and Harris series. Most useful of series (for me)."
17.56   Used & New from: 11.12
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Basics Design 07: Grids
25.  Basics Design 07: Grids by Gavin Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Book 7 of the Ambrose and Harris series. 4th most useful for me."
Used & New from: 8.88
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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