Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture
Graphic design shapes the meaning and impact of everything we see and read. This book looks at graphic design produced between 1980 and 1995 in the US, with over three hundred illustrations and essays and interviews about typography, publishing, and design theory, and more.
Ellen Lupton Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture Princeton Architectural Press and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 1996
Cover design by Chip Kidd