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ABC of 20th-century graphics

Author: Sergio Polano; Pierpaolo Vetta
Publisher: Milan : Electa architecture, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive guide to graphic design.

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Genre/Form: History
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Polano, Sergio.
ABC of 20th-century graphics.
Milan : Electa architecture, ©2003
(OCoLC)623070815
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sergio Polano; Pierpaolo Vetta
ISBN: 1904313248 9781904313243
OCLC Number: 52784087
Description: 247 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Typology: The Characters of the Visible World --
Paper Architecture: The Graphics of Stamps --
Talking Figures: The Art of Illustration --
The Return of Pictograms: Semiosis Dresses Up --
Posters: Notes toward an Imaginary Entry in a History of Visual Thought or, more precisely, of the Printed Artifacts known as Posters --
Digital Soup: Culture of the CD-ROM? --
Zeitgeist and Letters / Peter Behrens --
The Electro-Library of the Constructor / El Lissitzky --
Advertising-Constructor / Alexander Rodchenko --
Stone Carver / Eric Gill --
Faith and Reality / Jan Tschichold --
Merz ist Form: the Art of Typography / Kurt Schwitters --
Type, Typography, Typophoto / Bauhaus --
Two 20th-Century Masters / Paul Renner and Paul Rand --
From Nieuwe Beelding to New Wave / Wolfgang Weingart --
Notes on Concrete Abstraction / Max Huber --
Petite Histoire de I'Univers / Adrian Frutiger --
The Italian Way of Type Design / Aldo Novarese --
Effect of Synthesis / Giovanni Pintori --
Gestaltung / Franco Grignani --
Lowercase in the Lowlands / Wim Crouwel --
A Man of Characters / Matthew Carter --
The Identity of Berlin / Erik Spiekermann --
And the Heat Goes On / Tibor Kalman --
The Vernacular in American Graphics / Ed Fella.
Other Titles: Abecedario.
ABC of twentieth-century graphics
Responsibility: text by Sergio Polano ; illustrations compiled by Pierpaolo Vetta.

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