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Jan Tschichold

Designer Biography

...Tschichold was a German typographer and type designer, educator, and writer, who was born in Leipzig, and worked in Leipzig, Berlin, Munich, Basel, and London. “A designer of quite exceptional assurance in giving visual and material form...

Hiromu Hara 原 弘

Designer Biography

...Japanese graphic designer Hara was an important graphic designer who worked before and after the Second World War. Hara studied the modern typographic theory of El Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy, and Tschichold and introduced them to Japanese...

Penguin Books

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Penguin is a major international publisher with a long-standing reputation for good design. Allan Lane, who envisaged a market for good reading at reasonable prices, established the firm in England in 1935. These innovative paperbacks...

Zwart, Piet (1885–1977)

Javier Gimeno-Martínez

Javier Gimeno-Martínez is an assistant professor at the VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His work has been published in various journals including ‘Interiors’ and ‘Design and Culture’, and he has contributed chapters to several edited volumes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Zwart was a Dutch graphic designer, influential because of his combination of the architectonic control of the De Stijl movement, the functionalist ideas of the Bauhaus, and the poetic expression of Dada. However, Zwart—despite friendships...

The Principles of the New Typography

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 1 : Design Reform, Modernism, and Modernization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Modern man has to absorb every day a mass of printed matter which, whether he has asked for it or not, is delivered through his letter-box or confronts him everywhere out of doors. At first, today’s printing differed from that of previous...

Rhythm

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...On a basic level, the term denotes the perception of pattern as the regular repetition of elements. It is most marked when these sequences are experienced through time (i.e., via music, speech, or the ticking of a clock) but can also...

Art Directors Club Hall of Fame (The United States)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Art Directors Club established its Hall of Fame in 1971 to honor practitioners from advertising and graphic communicators “who have made significant contributions to art direction and visual communications, and whose lifetime...

Modification

Trond Klevgaard

Trond Klevgaard is a lecturer in graphic design at Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Typography in Scandinavia : Modernist design and print culture

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...The New Typography was introduced to printing trade discourse in 1925 through a special issue of Typographische Mitteilungen (1903–33) titled ‘Elementare Typographie’ and edited by Jan Tschichold. The publication was significant because...

Swiss School

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Swiss School, also known as Neue Grafik, Swiss Style, or International Typographic Style, was a graphic design style developed in Switzerland that shaped and defined the look of modernist graphic design in the second half of the twentieth...

Tschichold, Jan (1902–74)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Tschichold was a German typographer and type designer, educator, and writer, who was born in Leipzig, and worked in Leipzig, Berlin, Munich, Basel, and London. “A designer of quite exceptional assurance in giving visual and material form...