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ISBN-10: 1616899182
ISBN-13: 9781616899189
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publish Date: 05/11/2021
Dimensions: 8.90" L, 6.00" W, 0.90" H

Extra Bold: A Feminist, Inclusive, Anti-Racist, Nonbinary Field Guide for Graphic Designers

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Price: $29.95

Overview

Extra Bold is the inclusive, practical, and informative (design) career guide for everyone!

Part textbook and part comic book, zine, manifesto, survival guide, and self-help manual, Extra Bold is filled with stories and ideas that don’t show up in other career books or design overviews.

– Both pragmatic and inquisitive, the book explores power structures in the workplace and how to navigate them.
– Interviews showcase people at different stages of their careers.
– Biographical sketches explore individuals marginalized by sexism, racism, and ableism.
– Practical guides cover everything from starting out, to wage gaps, coming out at work, cover letters, mentoring, and more.

A new take on the design canon.
– Opens with critical essays that rethink design principles and practices through theories of feminism, anti-racism, inclusion, and nonbinary thinking.
– Features interviews, essays, typefaces, and projects from dozens of contributors with a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, abilities, gender identities, and positions of economic and social privilege.
– Adds new voices to the dominant design canon.

Written collaboratively by a diverse team of authors, with original, handcrafted illustrations by Jennifer Tobias that bring warmth, happiness, humor, and narrative depth to the book.Extra Bold is written by Ellen Lupton (Thinking with Type), Farah Kafei, Jennifer Tobias, Josh A. Halstead, Kaleena Sales, Leslie Xia, and Valentina Vergara.

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"A handbook for those wanting to embark on a career in graphic design, Extra Bold: A Feminist, Inclusive, Anti-Racist, Nonbinary Field Guide for Graphic Designers combines all types of publications to be part textbook, part comic, zine, manifesto, survival guide and self-help manual. Through essays, interviews, artwork, typeface and beyond, lesser heard voices at various stages of their careers are given a platform to share insights from the inside. Along with information on hiring processes, power structures, mentoring, workplace discrimination and more, Extra Bold aims to make the world of design a little more accessible."
- Cool Hunting,


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ISBN-10: 1616899182
ISBN-13: 9781616899189
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publish Date: 05/11/2021
Dimensions: 8.90" L, 6.00" W, 0.90" H
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