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Two-Dimensional Man ■ ■ BY PAU L S A H R E

S E LLING POINTS ■■ A book about innovation and

A design memoir by one of the most influential graphic designers of the 21st century

design that will appeal to anyone seeking creative inspiration ■■ Sahre is extremely popular within the design community, and has upwards of 10,000 followers on Twitter ■■ Sahre frequently lectures around the world and is a regular contributor to the New York Times

S PECIFICATIONS 100 color illustrations 304 pages, 6½ × 9" Hardcover RIGHTS: WORLD


PUB MONTH: APRIL aul Sahre ranks alongside modern-day design heroes Stefan Sagmeister and Chip Kidd as one of

the most influential graphic designers of his generation.

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Two-Dimensional Man is a fresh take on the traditional design monograph: part memoir, part art book, part meditation on creativity. Throughout, Sahre combines

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poignant personal essays about living creatively with artwork culled from his extraordinary 30-year career. In his revealing stories, Sahre portrays the creative life as one of constant questioning, inventing, failing,


dreaming, and—ultimately—making. In Two‑Dimensional Man, Sahre documents how moments like these have informed his life as a designer and artist, and proves that humor and meaning can be found anywhere, if you’re only willing to look. Paul Sahre is a visual contributor to the New York Times and the author of a book on ham radio. He once built and destroyed a life-size monster truck hearse for the band They Might Be Giants. Sahre received his BFA and MFA from Kent State University, has taught at the School of Visual Arts for the past 13 years, and is an indemand lecturer worldwide. He is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale. He works in New York City.

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Founded by Harry N. Abrams in 1949, ABRAMS was the first company in the United States to specialize in publishing art and illustrated books....

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