'The sweep of the selection is exciting and impressive and it does feel like the biggest decision – to print each of the entries as a single page, instead of binding them in book form or formatting them for screen – went the right way.' Creative Review
'wonderful... When Alexey Brodovitch, the great art director of Harper's Bazaar magazine, tutored students at his self-styled "design laboratory" in the 1930s, his most famous instruction was, "Astonish me!" In many ways, The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design is a history of visual astonishment.'
'A graphic designer's wet dream. In a box.' Acclaim Mag
'you can be pretty sure that this huge archive of graphic design will be a well-executed, instructive book' design-daily
'It may weigh more than your free weights and pack more pieces than a Lego set, but The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design is packed with enough iconic imagery to put any contemporary museum to shame.' lifestylemirror
'The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design is a book in a box, an archive of loose leaf pages, that will tell the history of visual communication – it promises to be a fascinating resource for design professional and amateur enthusiasts both.' HereElsewhere
'Sure to be a hit for any typeface-loving design guru, the “book in a box” is an accumulation from the editors of loose leaf pages that catalogs 500 graphic designs that span various mediums including newspapers, magazines, ads, logos, corporate designs, CD artwork, motion graphics as well as typefaces. Rich in information, rare historic data and even better visuals, The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design is intended to sate both design enthusiasts as well as design professionals.' HypeBeast
'If you are anything like us, creative blocks are best dissolved by flipping through examples of great work, and in that regard, this box could serve as a gigantic magic pill. Newspapers, magazines, adverts, typefaces, logos, and album the world-over are represented.' Selectism