The Art of Allure in Graphic and Advertising Design
- 288 Pages
- March 1, 2000
- ISBN: 9781581150483
- Trim Size: 171.45mm x 250.95mm
In this first book to seriously examine the use and/or abuse of sex and innuendo in the mass media, interviews with leading figures in mainstream marketing focus on sex and innuendo, from the so-called satiric pornography of Calvin Klein ads and the muscle men and women hawking Evian water, to the sensual allure used in graphic and advertising design in music, art, film, packaging, and publishing.
Steven Heller is the co-chair of the School of Visual Arts MFA Design / Designer as Author + Entrepreneur Program. He is the author, coauthor, and editor of over 170 books on design, social satire, and visual culture. He is the recipient of the 2011 Smithsonian National Design Award for "Design Mind." He lives in New York City.