ISBN-10:
0907259189
ISBN-13:
9780907259183
Pub. Date:
12/28/2004
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Modern Typography: An Essay in Critical History / Edition 2

Modern Typography: An Essay in Critical History / Edition 2

by Robin Kinross

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780907259183
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 12/28/2004
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Robin Kinross is Publisher of Hyphen Press. He lives in London.

Table of Contents

Preface & acknowledgements8
1Modern typography13
2Enlightenment origins22
3The nineteenth-century complex34
4Reaction and rebellion45
5Traditional values in a new world54
6New traditionalism64
7Cultures of printing: Germany82
8Cultures of printing: the Low Countries97
9New typography103
10Emigration of the modern120
11Aftermath and renewal135
12Swiss typography146
13Modernity after modernism158
14Examples183
Postscript on reproduction234
15Sources: commentary236
16Sources: bibliography251
Index261

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