AVA BOOK and click here for Hardstaff website also

GOOD Motion Graphics book published by AVA books

available here

The Birth of Marketing - Advertising - The Art of Persuasion its ethics and roots

There is a Policeman Inside All Our Heads: He Must Be Destroyed.


The Century of the Self is written and produced by Adam Curtis, the inspired and curious documentary essayist, whose previous work includes Pandora's Box , the wonderful series about the science of the Cold War' Tim Adams The Observer.

Watch the above episode on line at google and research Curtis at Wikipedia - if it asks questions for you then order the entire series from ebay for your own reference - 'Century of the self' a historical look at marketing and the Psychology of persuasion. We will be discussing and researching the issues raised here in some of our peer seminars - linked to essays and studio - reacting to it with some possible workshop briefs - but basically at third year its all here to soak up and engage with or not ? depending on your goals and working themes.


Also purchase these books if you are interested in this area

Citizen Designer (Paperback) by Heller

Design Issues: How Graphic Design Informs Society (Paperback)
by D.K. Holland (Author)

An unorthodox mix of 20 contributors ranging from hard-core designers to advertising strategists look at contemporary design in a critical, educational, ethical, historical, social and often humorous context.

DK Holland is design issues editor of Communication Arts, and business editor of the AIGA Journal of Graphic Design.


Peer review
''Sometimes you buy a book and think, "If this book were 50 pages instead of 500 it would be quite good". Well this one is 50 pages, doesn't take long to read, but is utterly brilliant.
If you have any doubts at all about the way the media is being used to manipulate and control the population, then you really should read this book!
You will never look at a newspaper or television the same way ever again. ''
A brilliant book!

Buy all these book here http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/reader/1592533078/ref=sib_dp_pt#reader-link

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