Weekend Heller: Graphic Standards Celebrated

The lads at Unit Editions have done it again. The second volume of corporate identity standards manuals is ready to be scarfed up by the voracious design fetishists out there. But more than a feast for the eye, Manuals 2: Design & Identity Guidelines is a testament to how inventive entrepreneurial business models will keep the printed book alive and well.

 

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Manuals 2 picks up where Manuals 1 left off, featuring 20 American and European design manuals—gems of design precision—by masters of the old CI art and craft. Included are Lester Beall, Paul Rand, Allan Fleming, Total Design, Alan Fletcher, Otl Aicher, Studio Dumbar and North.

What’s more, these Unit Editions are made to last and to love.

 

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The Handlettering Type Takeover!
Take charge of your design with this exclusive collection—featuring three books, an independent study course and an exclusive downloadable article—full of resources that will help you breathe new life into your typography. Utilize the expert instruction of several authors to incorporate handlettering into your designs, and get the inspiration you need to take your work to the next level. For more, click here.

 

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