Join San Francisco educators and designers Mark Fox and Angie Wang as they talk about researching, writing and designing their new book, Symbols: A Handbook for Seeing, a pictorial reference guide for artists and designers.
With over 400 images from sources ranging from Greco-Roman art to Benjamin Franklin and Wes Anderson—Symbols offers a fresh approach to understanding symbolism in the visual arts.
This talk is hosted by frog design. Refreshments will be provided and copies of Symbols will be available.
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Mark Fox is a designer and educator. He specializes in the design of trademarks, icon systems, and custom typography at Design is Play where he collaborates with Angie Wang. (Prior to his work with Wang, Fox designed under the nom de guerre BlackDog for more than twenty years.) Fox and Wang are co-authors of Symbols: A Handbook for Seeing, published by The Monacelli Press in 2016.
Angie Wang is a designer and educator who specializes in typography and typographic systems. Her studio, Design is Play, is a creative collaboration with Mark Fox. Wang and Fox are co-authors of Symbols: A Handbook for Seeing, published by The Monacelli Press in 2016.