Area 2, Phaindon
The only international guide to contemporary graphics juried and described by ten of the world’s leading designers and critics.
Area_2 is the second volume in the graphics version of Phaidon’s award-winning series of curated compendiums, which includes Cream, Fresh Cream, Blink, 10×10, 10x10_2, and Spoon.
An international, up-to-the-minute overview of graphic design today.
100 of the most creative designers to have emerged on the international scene over the past five years, chosen by 10 of the most respected figures in the field.
Covering all manifestations of printed graphics created by the world’s most visionary designers, Area_2 presents the posters, books, magazines, typography, packaging, and ephemera that has influenced visual culture over the past five years.
Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors
Ruedi Baur, Irma Boom, James Goggin, Julia Hasting, Ellen Lupton, Saki Mafundikwa, Jan Middendorp, Dan Nadel, Brett Phillips.
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