THE DESIGN OF DISSENT

Expanded Edition: Greed, Nationalism, Alternative Facts, and the Resistance

by Milton Glaser & Mirko Ilic

Photo by Creative Quarterly

The book's images will test the visual literacy and political awareness of many readers and will challenge preconceptions and assumptions.

Los Angeles Times
BEST FOR
Graphic design geeks and design aficionados with a strong stomach
THIS BOOK WILL MAKE YOU
Aware of the power of graphic design
ENJOY IT
Before your next big meal
READING TIME
296 pages: 4 hours 56 minutes
BOOK SPECS
Paperback, Rockport Publishers, 2017

Roberto's opinion

Remember the I♥NY campaign logo? Famous designer Milton Glaser did that!

Here with designer Mirko Ilic, they present to us The Design of Dissent. An eye popping portfolio of politically driven posters and other graphic materials from around the world.

This powerful collection, totaling well over 550 images, stands not only as a testament to the power of design but as an urgent call to action.

And everyone is here: from Bush, to Trump, BLM, Women’s March and many others. Powerful stuff indeed.

BEWARE: some of these images are not for the faint of heart! Do not show this to your young children. You have been warned!

Disclaimer: No designers were harmed during this review!

About these authors

Milton Glaser is the embodiment of American graphic design, to many. He co-founded the revolutionary Push Pin Studios, founded New York magazine with Clay Felker, established Milton Glaser, Inc., and teamed with Walter Bernard to form the publication design firm WBMG. He also designed the famous I♥NY campaign. Glaser’s artwork has been featured in exhibits worldwide, including one-man shows at both the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Mirko Ilic was born in Bosnia. In Europe, he drew comics, illustrations, and designed posters, books, and record covers. When he arrived in the U.S., he became the art director of Time magazine international edition. Later he became art director of the op-ed pages of the New YorkTimes. In 1995, he established his firm Mirko Ilic Corp. His company designs for a wide range of clients, from pro bono organizations to high luxury hospitality clients. His work is in collections of institutions such as the Smithsonian Museum and MoMA, New York.

Images from The Design of Dissent by Graphic Matters 

Roberto's Recommendation for "THE DESIGN OF DISSENT"

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