Author Anssi Arte (born 1981) graphic designer based in Helsinki, analyses some of the most powerful visual symbols of the 1970s, 80s and 90s and compares design, typography and graffiti styles. Forms of Rockin’ tells the story of how popular culture and Graffiti have influenced each other, from early New York to typical Scandinavian styles in the mid-90s. The clear yet analytical narrative and carefully crafted visualizations make it appealing to both, graphic design aficionados as well as graffiti enthusiasts. This is a must-have for everybody interested in contemporary pop culture and design history.
Forms Of Rockin
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Are subcultures, like graffiti, floating free in their own space, or are they connected to the rest of society? The Forms of Rockin’ book is searching for the answer and connects graffiti styles to graphic design and other popular culture expressions like music, fashion, photography, industrial design and movies for the first time.
Hardcover, Format: 22 x 21 cm, English language, 125 pages.