TYPOGRAPHY. A Manual of Design

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TYPOGRAPHY. A Manual of Design


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di Emil Ruder

TYPOGRAPHY. A Manual of Design

This book is the legacy of Emil Ruder, one of the originator of Swiss Style, famous throughout the world for the use of asymmetric layouts, use of a grid, sans-serif typefaces and flush left, ragged right text. His holistic approach is still recognized as fundamental for graphic designers and typographers all over the world. This volume represents a critical reflection on his teaching and practice and a life- time of accumulated knowledge.

Beyond that, it is a comprehensive masterpiece seen in its overall structure: in the themes presented, in the comparison of similarities and contrasts, in the richness of the illustrations and the harmoniously inserted types. Behind the purely pedagogic examples of exact proportions, a rich, philosophical thinking shines through. Today, more than forty years after this book was first published, it is still widely used and referenced.

_ unabbreviated edition of the 1967 original edition
_ masterpiece that is still one of the most important manuals in the field
_ capturing Ruder’s ideas, methods and approaches
_ carefully selected examples

Veste editoriale: Cartonato con Sovraccoperta
Formato: 22,5x23,5
Pagine: 274
Immagini a colori-b/n: 500
Lingua: D-GB-F
Anno: 2001

ISBN: 9783721200430