Successful graphic design stems from the convergence of ideas; whether it is a selective pop of color or a carefully crafted typeface, design only works if the elements of good design are incorporated. Those seeking such inspiration can look to The Graphic Design Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters, now available on Musebooks.

Written by Steven Heller and Gail Anderson, two pivotal figures in the study of and theory behind graphic design, this book carries the reader through the most foundational principles of design and illustrates their importance through examples from some of the field’s most prominent figures. As a result, this book makes for essential reading for design professionals and amateurs alike.