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New modernist type

Author: Steven Heller; Gail Anderson
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Classic modern design never goes out of style: it is merely retired or subtly adapted to its given place and time. "New Modernist Type" is a collection that reveals how a graphic language of simplicity and economy has impacted contemporary design. Hundreds of modern examples by international designers are grouped into four thematic chapters: Economy, Pure and Simple; Old Modern Redux; Modern Signs and Symbols; and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Heller; Gail Anderson
ISBN: 9780500241417 0500241414
OCLC Number: 783160372
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Old modern: when the machine age influenced graphic design. Functional ; Classical ; Constructivist ; Stencil --
Playful modern: wit, humor, and transformation. Comic ; Decorative ; Kinetic ; Monumental ; Retro --
Meta modern: typography as icon and symbol. Geometric ; Optical ; Metaphorical.
Responsibility: Steven Heller, Gail Anderson.

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