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Swiss graphic design : the origins and growth of an international style, 1920-1965

Author: Richard Hollis
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Written by noted design authority Richard Hollis, this illustrated volume looks at the "Neue Grafik," or "Swiss style," as it was developed by such designers as Theo Ballmer, Max Bill, Adrian Frutiger, Karl Gerstner, Armin Hofmann, Ernst Keller, Herbert Matter, Josef Muller-Brockmann, and Jan Tschichold. The style of these artists was admired worldwide for its formal discipline, in which designers organized images  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hollis
ISBN: 0300106769 9780300106763
OCLC Number: 65221958
Notes: Originally published: London : Laurence King Pub., 2006.
Description: 271 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: The new typography: towards a new graphic design 1920-1938 --
The survival of modernism: conflicts and contradictions 1939-1949 --
Towards a Swiss style 1950-1957 --
"New' graphic design 1958-1965 --
An international style.
Responsibility: Richard Hollis.
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