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A self-published photography book by RISD professor Franz Werner including 37 years of teaching.
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    Receive ten downloadable photographs chosen exclusively from Designing With Light, to print for home decor or for use as your new desktop or phone wallpaper!

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    Receive one high-resolution JPEG file of poster of your choice! Choose between "Veni Vidi Vici", "Boesch", "RISD Biennial", and "Time Bomb".

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    Preorder one "Designing With Light" book.

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    Preorder two "Designing With Light" books—one for you and another for a friend or family member—at 20% off each!

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    Preorder "Designing With Light" and one high-resolution JPEG file of poster of your choice! Choose between "Veni Vidi Vici", "Boesch", "RISD Biennial", and "Time Bomb".

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    Preorder "Designing With Light" and one Quicktime/.MOV lecture called "Design is a Process" from RISD graphic design professor Franz Werner.

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    Preorder "Designing With Light" and receive "Typographic Monthly magazines No.2/1991".

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    Preorder the "Designing With Light" book and receive "Bösch", a poster at 35.5" x 50.5" size, silkscreen printed!

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    Preorder the "Designing With Light" book and receive "RISD Biennial", a poster at 34" x 47 7/8" size, silkscreen printed!

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    Preorder the "Designing With Light" book and receive "Veni, Vidi, Vici", a poster at 35.5" x 50.5" size, silkscreen printed!

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    Full Basket

    Preorder two "Designing With Light" books—one for you and another for a friend or family member! This full basket offer includes an additional 10 digital downloadable prints, a video lecture by Franz Werner titled "Design is a Process", and one high-resolution JPEG poster of your choice.

    We will collect your choice of poster after the campaign.

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    • 10 downloadable JPEG files
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    All-Star Supporter

    Preorder the "Designing With Light" book and receive the "Time Bomb" poster at 38 1/4" x 50 1/8" size, silkscreen printed!

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    All-Star Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive "Aotearoa", a framed 14 1/4" x 18 1/4" limited edition gelatin silver print by Franz Werner.

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    All-Star Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive "The Calamity of a Philanderer", a limited edition framed 18 3/4" x 17 1/4" print by Franz Werner.

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    • "The Calamity of a Philanderer" limited edition print
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    Above-and-Beyond Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive "Typografische Monatsblätter" a framed 18 1/4" x 23 1/4" limited edition gelatin silver print by Franz Werner. You will also receive "TM Magazine No.2, 1991."

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    • "Typografische Monatsblätter" limited gelatin silver print
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    Above-and-Beyond Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive "Full Moon", a 17 1/2" x 22" limited edition Cibachrome print by Franz Werner.

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    • "Full Moon" Limited Edition print
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    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to “Designing With Light” you will receive “Veni, Vidi, Vici” a Triptych 36 3/4” x 29” (x3) limited edition framed Cibachrome print by Franz Werner.

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    All-Star Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive "Ecological Awareness No.1", a limited edition framed 18 1/8" x 23 1/8" silver gelatin print.

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    • "Ecological Awareness No.I" limited edition gelatin print
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    All-Star Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive "Ecological Awareness No.2", a limited edition framed 18 1/8" x 23 1/8" silver gelatin print.

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    All-Star Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive "Empty Glass", a limited edition framed 23 1/4" x 18 1/2" silver gelatin print by Franz Werner.

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    Above-and-Beyond Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive a "Homage to Philip Johnson", a 28 3/4" x 36 1/2" limited edition Cibachrome print.

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    Above-and-Beyond Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive "Fantasia", a 18" x 22 3/4" limited edition Cibachrome print by Franz Werner.

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    Above-and-Beyond Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive "RISD Biennial 1984" a framed 18 3/4" x 17 1/4" limited edition gelatin silver print by Franz Werner. You will also receive the RISD Faculty Exhibition catalog.

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    • RISD Faculty Exhibition catalog
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    Ultimate Supporter

    Thank you for supporting photographers! In addition to "Designing With Light", you will receive 24 "Across USA", twenty-four 8" x 10" limited edition Silver gelatin prints by Franz Werner.

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    • "Across USA" (a photographic journal) 24 silver gelatin prints
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