Books – Gold and Silver | New Metallic Graphics – Gold and silver always incite a peculiar curiosity in humans with mesmerising glares. Unlike colours perceivable under normal light, metallic colours add lustre to surfaces as they glare even in the dimmest light. Historical uses of precious metals such as gold, silver and bronze have endowed these shiny tones with ideas, such as deity, wealth and brilliance.
Advanced techniques and cheaper production costs today however require designers use metallic tones with greater sensitivity. Coming after Black & White and Multicolour, Gold & Silver is the third of Victionary’s colour-themed series PALETTE which singly focuses on the dynamic play of metallic ink and materials in graphical designs.
Featuring a vast collection of direct mails, stationery, catalogues, events, corporate identities, etc., the title surveys how designers capture the essence of commitment, visions, valued traditions or simply the glittery appeal in the different guises of gold, silver and copper tones.
Techniques include gilding, pure gold plating, metallic coatings, anodising, etc. that are fascinating to touch and see.
“This highly-polished volume…offers a comprehensive view of this glistening trend and proves that clean-cut, modern and minimalist designs do not need to be restricted to an exclusively sombre, monochrome palette.”
Título Gold & Silver: Metallic Graphics
Edição 3 de Palette (Hong Kong, China)
Edição 2, ilustrada
Editora Victionary, 2013
ISBN 9881943930, 9789881943934
Número de páginas 255 páginas