All American Ads of the 80's

All American Ads of the s With the cold war ebbing crime and inflation at record levels and movie star turned President Ronald Reagan launching a Star Wars of his own the s did not seem likely to become one of the most

With the cold war ebbing, crime and inflation at record levels, and movie star turned President Ronald Reagan launching a Star Wars of his own, the 1980s did not seem likely to become one of the most outrageous, flamboyant, and prosperous decades of the 20th century The greed is good mantra on Wall Street spawned the power dressing, exercise obsessed Me Generation of YuppWith the cold war ebbing, crime and inflation at record levels, and movie star turned President Ronald Reagan launching a Star Wars of his own, the 1980s did not seem likely to become one of the most outrageous, flamboyant, and prosperous decades of the 20th century The greed is good mantra on Wall Street spawned the power dressing, exercise obsessed Me Generation of Yuppies high on cash, cocaine, and Calvins The art world enjoyed the influx of capital computers and video games ruled in the office and at home and the Rubik s cube craze swept the nation Leg warmers were big, shoulder pads were bigger and hair was biggest of all Whether your heart warms nostalgically at the memory of E.T marathon Trivial Pursuit sessions, and The Cosby Show if you think Knight Rider, Alf, and break dancing are totally awesome or Tiffany, baggy acid wash jeans, and Cabbage Patch Kids make you wanna scream, gag me with a spoon, this book s for you To all those who still hear the echoes of I want my MTV All American Ads of the 80s will leave you ready to reach out and touch someone So just do it

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  1. Steven Heller writes a monthly column on graphic design books for The New York Times Book Review and is co chair of MFA Design at the School of Visual Arts He has written than 100 books on graphic design, illustration and political art, including Paul Rand, Merz to Emigre and Beyond Avant Garde Magazine Design of the Twentieth Century, Design Literacy Understanding Graphic Design Second Edition, Handwritten Expressive Lettering in the Digital Age, Graphic Design History, Citizen Designer, Seymour Chwast The Left Handed Designer, The Push Pin Graphic Twenty Five Years of Design and Illustration, Stylepedia A Guide to Graphic Design Mannerisms, Quirks, and Conceits, The Anatomy of Design Uncovering the Influences and Inspirations in Modern Graphic Design He edits VOICE The AIGA Online Journal of Graphic Design, and writes for Baseline, Design Observer, Eye, Grafik, I.D Metropolis, Print, and Step Steven is the recipient of the Art Directors Club Special Educators Award, the AIGA Medal for Lifetime Achievement, and the School of Visual Arts Masters Series Award.

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