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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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This book focuses on Crouwel’s typographic work, and presents in detail his typefaces and process sketches. Crouwel is known for his systematic and ordered approach to design, and book includes transcripts of two of his lectures.
160.00 EUR
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.
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This book focuses on Crouwel’s typographic work, and presents in detail his typefaces and process sketches. Crouwel is known for his systematic and ordered approach to design, and book includes transcripts of two of his lectures.
65.00 EUR
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.