Facebook Fan Giveaway with a Twist!


Are you ready for another Facebook Fan Giveway? As promise, we bring you another exciting prize pack...and this time it's all about art and design.

A big thanks to Laurence King Publishing for donating these four awesome books which, combined, retail for approximately $110. (Clockwise from upper left):

The 3D Type Book
By FL@33
This book is the most comprehensive showcase of three-dimensional letterforms ever written, featuring over 1,300 images of more than 300 projects by more than 160 emerging talents and established individuals and studios. As well as pioneering milestones from as far back as the 1940s, this book focuses on recent and brand new typographic projects.
Retail value: $29.95

Essentials of Visual Communication
By Bo Bergström
Essentials of Visual Communication is an inspiring and uniquely accessible guide to visual communication. The book presents the major disciplines in today’s media, and puts theory into practice, explaining how to achieve a strong communication chain – from strategy and messages to design target and influence – to reach the audience. This book will be invaluable for anyone wanting to communicate through the use of images and text, and in particular for students, whether in the fields of graphic design, advertising, editorial design, journalism, new media, information technology, mass communication, photography, film or television – in fact, any discipline that seeks to deliver a message through words and pictures.
Retail value: $35

Protest Stencil Toolkit
By Patrick Thomas
With this book anyone can create protest graphics. The 46 die-cut stencils, plus a bespoke typeface, can be combined to create both slogans and powerful visual messages, and are robust enough to be re-used any number of times. There are classic symbols from the great protest movements of the twentieth century, as well as new images reflecting contemporary concerns – such as the environment and the economy.
Retail value: $24.95

Guerilla Art
By Sebastian Peiter
International street artists are currently conquering the art market, with auction houses, collectors and galleries demanding top prices for their work. This book and DVD package features interviews with key artists including Banksy, Futura, Ramm:ell:zee, Os Gemeos, Invader, Barnstormers, WK Interact, Zevs, Blek le Rat, Andre, Noki and Eine. Graffiti-inspired street art pioneers Futura, Ramm:ell:zee and Blek le Rat discuss their own work, how street art was born out of the days of subway train graffiti, spraypainting and tagging, and how the new movement of street artists are doing things differently.
Retail value: $19.95

How are you going to win? Name your favorite artist or designer and tell us why you love him/her or how he/she inspires you. This time, one winner will be chosen based on the story that everyone finds the most compelling. The answer with the most "Likes" wins!

Rules: You may enter only once per day. Contest ends on Monday, June 20, 2011 at 12 midnight PST. You must enter on our Facebook page under the corresponding thread. (Comments to this post will be closed.)

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