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PTT (Posterijen, Telegrafie en Telefonie)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1927, the Dutch national postal and telephone service, the Posterijen, Telegrafie en Telefonie (PTT), established a publicity department on the urging of Jean Francois van Royen. It became a major patron of progressive graphic...

Letraset

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Letraset was established in 1959 in the UK and pioneered the dry transfer method of producing display type. Letters were individually rubbed down onto mechanicals (camera-ready artwork) to make headlines or logos. The process...

Microsoft

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Microsoft was founded in 1975 by Paul Allen and Bill Gates in Albuquerque, New Mexico, relocating to Bellevue, Washington, in 1979, and to Redmond, Washington, in 1986. The firm’s rise to prominence began in 1981 when it provided the MS-DOS...

Push Pin Studios

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in New York in 1954, Push Pin Studios became an important force in pop-modernist design. Its leading members, Milton Glaser, Seymour Chwast, and Edward Sorel, had studied together at the Cooper Union, a school with a tradition...

Adobe

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in 1982 Adobe Systems developed the PostScript language that facilitated the accurate printing of digital text and image. In 1985, Apple installed PostScript in its LaserWriter printers, making desktop...

Isotype (International System of Typographic Picture Education)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Isotype is a method of visualizing statistical data developed by the political economist Otto Neurath (1882–1945). It remains influential as an example of accessible information design aimed at a lay audience. It was initially devised...

Sachplakat

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The early years of the twentieth century was a period of energetic experimentation in the design of lithographic posters in Europe and North America. Sachplakat, or the Object Poster, emerged in Germany in the first decades of the century...

Blackie and Son (Walter Blackie)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Blackie and Son was a Scottish publishing house with roots in the early nineteenth century. By 1890 the firm had extensive book publishing, production, and printing facilities in Glasgow where it produced educational books, gift books...

Penguin Books

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

Monotype Corporation

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Monotype is a type foundry initially established in 1887 by Tolbert Lanston. The firm has been at the forefront of developments in type design and type technologies for over a century. Lanston, an American, developed a typesetting machine...