Products of a Thinking Hand
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|Size||24 × 16.5 cm|
|ISBN||978 94 90913 82 3|
Cyrus Highsmith is the recipient of the Gerrit Noordzij Prize, given to type designers and typographers for extraordinary contributions to the fields of type design and type education. This small book documents Cyrus’ work — his type design and well as his sketches and drawings, and presents essays by David Berlow, Indra Kupferschmid and Jan Middendorp on the work of Cyrus Highsmith. Designed by Erik van Blokland and Peter Verheul. ‘I have always loved to draw. When I first encountered type design, I discovered a very pure form of drawing. It’s about contour, and edges, and, most of all, shapes. Black and white shapes. For me, this is drawing distilled down to its essence.’ Cyrus Highsmith
This books presents the work of Felix van Sambix (1553–1642), was one of the finest writing masters of the Dutch Republic. The book presents over 200 of his sheets in full size.
This lavishly produced book presents Hansje van Halem’s array of commissioned, self-generated, rejected and unfinished sketches, type drawings, and experiments
Richly illustrated book on the body of work of the Dutch type designer Gerard Unger.
This book presents the chromatic exploration of the Kaba ornaments designed by Bram de Does at the Enschedé type foundry.
A 1993 facsimile of the famous type specimen from 1768 by the Enschedé type foundry with a separate English-language book with descriptions.
The first, and until now the only, book exploring in-depth Tibetan type and typography. This book presents research regarding the origin, development, and typographical function of letter types in Tibetan writing, from their beginnings in 1738 to the present.
Bram de Does has conducted extended research into the endless combinations of patterns, ornaments, and borders.
This book contains two essays by the Dutch typographer and type designer Bram de Does on the development of his two typefaces Trinité and Lexicon.
Gerrit Noordzij’s powerful and analytical text, illustrated with his own diagrams and examples, presents a genuine theory of writing.
This is the first publication devoted to De Does’s life and work best known as a type and book designer, creator of typefaces Trinité and Lexicon.