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

Author: Richard Hollis
Publisher: London : Laurence King, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the 1950s, Switzerland had developed a distinct graphic language and a unique style of graphic design. This book gives an account of this period in graphic design history, setting the stylistic developments into the social & cultural context of the times.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hollis
ISBN: 9781856694759 1856694755 1856694879 9781856694872 0300106769 9780300106763
OCLC Number: 62761666
Description: 271 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. The new typography: towards a new graphic design 1920-1938 --
2. The survival of modernism: conflicts and contradictions 1939-1949 --
3. Towards a Swiss style 1950-1957 --
4. 'New' graphic design 1958-1965 --
5. An international style.
Responsibility: Richard Hollis.
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By the 1950s, Switzerland had developed a graphic language, in which images and text were organized into geometrical grids used together with sans-serif typefaces such as Helvetica and Univers. This  Read more...

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