Jan Van Der Veken

Jan Van Der Veken
Author: Jan van der Veken
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2013
Genre: Graphic arts
ISBN: 3899554981

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" ... Explores a variety of very current, often controversial themes including sensory overload in our digital age, industrial espionage, and reaching the end of the career ladder. [Van Der Veken's] seemingly simple style helps him to disarm such topics with charm and the wink of an eye without ever making fun of them, trivializing them, or being presumptuous. In the book's introduction, James Cartwright elucidates the compelling approach of Jan Van Der Veken, and accompanying texts by respected Belgian illustrator Ever Meulen and Joost Swarte provide further insight"--Page 4 of cover.

Fabrica Grafica

Fabrica Grafica
Author: Jan Van Der Veken
Publsiher: Die Gestalten Verlag
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2013-08-20
Genre: Art
ISBN: 3899554981

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One of the most distinctive illustrators from the motherland of comics: Belgium. Illustrator Jan van der Veken has developed a personal technique that melds the 'international style', art deco, and Belgium's comics tradition into a visual language that is contemporary and timeless. Though some of his work might seem simple, it is always thought through to the last detail. Van der Veken works with a limited color palette and uses lines sparingly. He creates his own typefaces in the style of the 1920s or 1950s. To give structure to the individual visual elements, he often uses an isometric perspective - similar to that used by the best-known designers of the Bauhaus era. Influenced by Hergé's iconic 'atom style' and ligne claire, his book covers, posters, and editorial illustrations for international publishing houses and magazines have succeeded in capturing the mid-twentieth-century's rational yet pioneering spirit.

How Big Is Big How Far Is Far

How Big Is Big  How Far Is Far
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Little Gestalten
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2015
Genre: Longevity
ISBN: 3899557328

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Explains units of measurement, including speed, distance, length, volume, and time.


Author: Jan Van Der Veken
Publsiher: Prestel Junior
Total Pages: 104
Release: 2020-10-13
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 3791374419

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Budding aviation fans will pore over every page of this fascinating encyclopedic guide to the history and mechanics of flight, from the Wright Brothers to wind shear. How does a plane move through the air? What is turbulence? What do those lines on the runways mean? All these questions and many more are answered in this gorgeously illustrated history of airplanes and flight. The book opens with a basic introduction to plane anatomy and shows how aircrafts have developed over the ages. From there readers will learn about aerodynamics, the mechanics of wing shape and lift, and how ailerons, propellers, and flaps work. There's even a section on communications systems, runway design, and GPS. Profiles of famous historic planes illustrate basic principles throughout the book. Readers will learn about record-breaking flights across continents and oceans; how "flying wings" evolved into the B-2 bomber; and where the world's most treacherous runways are located. A section on experimental aircraft looks at the zeppelins, flying cars, and the fate of the Concorde jet. Jan Van der Veken's lushly colored, retro drawings detail everything from plane design to the physics of flight and provide the perfect companion to his engaging text. Budding aviators will linger over every detail of this information-packed book that serves both to demystify and celebrate the miracle of flight.

Introducci n a la ling stica hisp nica actual

Introducci  n a la ling    stica hisp  nica actual
Author: Javier Muñoz-Basols,Nina Moreno,Taboada Inma,Manel Lacorte
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 546
Release: 2016-12-19
Genre: Foreign Language Study
ISBN: 9781136219672

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Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual is the ideal introduction to Spanish linguistics for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of Spanish. No prior knowledge of linguistics is assumed as the book takes you step-by-step through all the main subfields of linguistics, both theoretical and applied. Phonology. morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, second language acquisition, history of the Spanish language, dialectology and sociolinguistics are concisely and accurately outlined providing a comprehensive foundation in the field. A comprehensive companion website provides a wealth of additional resources including further exercises to reinforce the material covered in the book, extra examples to clarify the most difficult concepts, extensive audio clips which reproduce the sounds of phonemes and allophones and sonograms. Written in a clear and accessible manner with extensive auxiliary materials, Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual has been specially designed for students of Spanish with little or no linguistic background who need to understand the key concepts and constructs of Spanish linguistics.

Hello I Am Erik

Hello I Am Erik
Author: Erik Spiekermann
Publsiher: Die Gestalten Verlag
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2014
Genre: Design
ISBN: 3899555198

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Erik Spiekermann is the epitome of a typographer. This comprehensive book is the first to showcase his body of work and tell the story of his life.

Marvel by Design

Marvel by Design
Author: gestalten
Publsiher: Gestalten
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2021-09-23
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN: 3967040267

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As one of the most recognisable brands in the world, Marvel has a rich history of over 60 years inspiring readers, creatives, and fans. The evolution of its graphic design has been key in the successful transformation of the brand through the ages, adapting to a challenging and evolving media environment, and making it an unrivalled example of charismatic heritage and ongoing innovation. This book explores the history of Marvel's visual language by dissecting the logos, layout templates, typography, covers, and other visual elements, as well as the influence it has had on graphic design, art, advertising, and more. An essential title to understand not only comic history but also the language of pop culture.

The Whale Library

The Whale Library
Author: Zidrou
Publsiher: Europe Comics
Total Pages: 82
Release: 2021-10-20T00:00:00+02:00
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN: 9791032812525

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A poetic fable for grown-ups full of wisdom and beauty, by two Belgian masters of graphic storytelling.Out on the high seas lives a whale unlike any other, who spends her days reading stories to all who will listen, taken from the vast library hidden in her belly. When the whale bumps into a sea postman's boat one fateful night, it's the beginning of an extraordinary friendship. But not every story can have a happy ending...