Six Essays on Design and New Media

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Designer and critic Jessica Helfand has emerged as a leading voice of a new generation of designers. Her essays—at once pithy, polemical, and precise—have appeared in places as diverse as Eye, Print, ID, The New Republic and the Los Angeles Times. The essays collected here decode the technologies, trends, themes, and personalities that define design today, especially new media, and provide a road map of things to come.

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Designer and critic Jessica Helfand has emerged as a leading voice of a new generation of designers. Her essays—at once pithy, polemical, and precise—have appeared in places as diverse as Eye, Print, ID, The New Republic and the Los Angeles Times. The essays collected here decode the technologies, trends, themes, and personalities that define design today, especially new media, and provide a road map of things to come.

This new compilation brings together essays from the earlier publications along with more than twenty others on a variety of topics including avatars, the “cult of the scratchy’, television, sex on the screen, and more. Designers, students, educators, visual literati, and anyone looking for an entertaining and insightful guide to the world of design today will not find a better or more approachable book on the subject.

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