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Author KABK
Language English
Pages 64
Size 24 × 16.5 cm
Publisher De Buitenkant
ISBN 978 94 90913 82 3
Availability 5
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
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Dutch Alphabets is a lettering model book containing 46 plates featuring samples by some of today’s prominent lettering artists, type designers, calligraphers and sign painters.
40.00 EUR
Bram de Does has conducted extended research into the endless combinations of patterns, ornaments, and borders.
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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.
25.00 EUR
Gerrit Noordzij’s powerful and analytical text, illustrated with his own diagrams and examples, presents a genuine theory of writing.
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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.