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Tuesday 10|16|01
New Book to Read

Jessica Helfand, of Helfand | Drentel, and prolific writer of thoughtful essays on the topics of graphic design, screen design, typography, design theory and new media, has a new collection of essays out. Published this month, the book can be bought through the Princeton Architectural Press

The site promoting the book has some interesting quotes about the author by notable designers, educators and other practitioners.

I wonder though, about the implementation of a text heavy promotion site using only graphics. Seems anti-web. What if I had all my images turned off in my browser?

Despite that, I have always enjoyed her essays, finding them thought provoking and smart. She is probably one of the smartest writers out there in the space of graphic design and new media, yet she is not really well known within the online community (from what I can see).

Posted by erin at 11:43 AM | in Books

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Designwritings readings may also dig Bill and Jessica's thinking on a "tatami" pattern system for interactive design.

Posted by matt at October 17, 2001 03:37 PM
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oops - never post where you have no editing rights while slightly drunk.

Posted by matt at October 17, 2001 03:38 PM
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