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© laurence king publishing symbols play an integral role in branding programs. they're often used alongside logotypes, and the two work in tandem to illustrate the values and qualities of a brand to consumers. laurence king publishing have just released symbol, a book by freelance writer steven bateman and art director angus hyland that features over 1,300 symbols, organized into groups and sub-groups according to their visual characteristics. every symbol in the 336-page book is captioned with information on who it was designed for, who designed it, when, and what the symbol stands for. these sections are interspersed with short but detailed case studies featuring classic examples of symbols still in use, and exceptional examples of recently designed symbols. click [here] to order your copy.
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