From Lascaux to Brooklyn

From Lascaux to Brooklyn coverFrom Lascaux to Brooklyn
by Paul Rand

One of my favorites from Rand, who breaks down design principles to their most basic parts, arguing that some of the most beautiful visual communication can come from the most simple sources. He recounts a bit of history in the first half to get everyone up to speed (and to show how timeless visual communication is) before walking through a handful of his work from conception to final output.

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