Today’s book recommendation: The Graphic Design Play Book, an exploration of visual thinking in the creative fields of typography, signage, logo design, posters, and branding.

Based on specific case studies, this beautifully designed book uses visual puzzles and activities to explain how typography, signage, posters, and branding works best. All concepts and graphic design techniques of visual communication are presented in an engaging and interactive way. The book is illustrated with numerous fonts, posters, and pictograms created by renowned designers such as Otl Aicher, Pierre Di Sciullo, Otto Neurath, and Gerd Arntz to visually appeal not only to professional graphic designers but also to those who would like to find out more about visual communication and graphic design in general. Please read more below.

Graphic Design Play Book: An Exploration of Visual Thinking
Graphic Design Play Book: An Exploration of Visual Thinking—you can buy the book here.

Released in 2019 by Laurence King Publishing, the Graphic Design Play Book features 80 informative pages. The four sections of the book deal with the topics of typography, posters, signs, and identity. This very enjoyable little publication is the perfect slim paperback for on the go. For further information, just click on the following link or have a look at the images below.

Graphic Design Play Book: An Exploration of Visual Thinking
You can purchase the book here.
Graphic Design Play Book: An Exploration of Visual Thinking
Feel free to buy the book here.

Do not hesitate to browse through our Book category to find more recommended publications for graphic design students and creative professionals. You can also browse through our Graphic Design and Branding categories to see a wide range of outstanding case studies for your daily dose of inspiration!

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