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Manuals 1:
 Design & Identity Guidelines is back in print

Our fastest selling Unit Editions title is back in print. Manuals 1: Design & Identity Guidelines sold out shortly after we published it in 2014. But now, after a successful Kickstarter campaign, we’re once again able to offer our readers this comprehensive study of corporate identity design manuals from the 20th century.

If you are one of the 1,138 people who backed the Kickstarter campaign, your copy (plus rewards) will be with you very soon, along with our heartfelt thanks. We couldn't have done it without you.

But if you missed out on the campaign, then here’s your chance to get your hands on a copy. We have approximately 900 copies for sale via our website.

Manuals 1: Design & Identity Guidelines is the first comprehensive study of corporate identity design manuals, and features 20 examples from the 1960s to early 1980s – the golden era of identity design. The book includes manuals created for institutions and corporations such as NASA, Lufthansa and British Steel. 

Each manual has been lovingly photographed, and presented in a spacious and functional layout, allowing the reader to fully appreciate these wonderful examples of information design. Manuals 1 is printed in Italy, conforming to the highest production standards.

It comes with a foreword by Massimo Vignelli, and texts from Adrian Shaughnessy, Richard Danne (NASA designer), Greg D’Onofrio and Patricia Belen (Display), Armin Vit (Under Consideration), Sean Perkins (North), and John Lloyd.

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