Large stone pillars (håligi) capped by stone capitals (tåsa) carved by the ancient Chamorro people to use as building supports. The latte stones have been made of limestone, basalt, or sandstone, and quarries have been found on all of the larger islands of the Marianas.
This text by visual artist Paul McNeil covers from the 16th century to the present day, reviewing the most relevant typefaces in the world of design. With more than 320 typefaces arranged chronologically to understand their evolution, the book deals with the history of each one, as well as the distinctive features that characterize each family. 18 essential design books (classic and modern) 30 Learn about the history and characteristic features of more than 320 typefaces from designer Paul McNeil. 100 Whites , by Kenya Hara As a concept, white tends to have different approaches that, at times, can become contradictory.
For some it is a reflection of a void that must be filled, for others it is perhaps a way of evoking sobriety and simplicity. Going back to Japanese aesthetics, which is characterized by a use of white that involves an entire cultural philosophy, this book by Japanese graphic Jewelry Photo Editing Service designer Kenya Hara is a text that confronts us with a way of resignifying white in compositions and designs. 18 essential design books (classic and modern) 32 With a perspective based on Japanese culture, Kenya Hara writes an exciting text about the use of white.
A *New* Program for Graphic Design , by David Reinfurt Focused on the general public, this book by the American graphic designer David Reinfurt is an approach to the world of graphic design that can be read as a textbook that synthesizes the essential concepts of the profession with the aim of familiarizing people with the design. Throughout the chapters, Reinfurt introduces various pedagogical models that link readers to graphic design, simplifying concepts such as typography, gestalt, and interface for the general public. 18 essential design books (classic and modern) 34 Like a textbook,