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Overview

Since its initial publication in Berlin in 1928, Jan Tschichold's The New Typography has been recognized as the definitive treatise on book and graphic design in the machine age. First published in English in 1995, with an excellent introduction by Robin Kinross, this new edition includes a foreword by Rich Hendel, who considers current thinking about Tschichold's life and work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520250123
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 09/01/2006
Series: Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism Ser. , #8
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 916,332
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Jan Tschichold (1902–1974) worked as a typographer and teacher in Germany, Switzerland, and England. He became internationally known in 1925 with the publication of Elementary Typography and oversaw the typographic reform of Penguin Books. Ruari McLean, a Scottish typographer and scholar, is the author of Jan Tschichold: Typographer. Robin Kinross is a London typographer. Richard Hendel is Design and Production Manager at University of North Carolina Press.

Table of Contents

Translator's Foreword—Ruari McLean
Introduction to the English-Language Edition—Robin Kinross
Foreword to the 2006 Edition—Richard Hendel

The New Typography

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"The New Typography is an outstanding source of inspiration, which . . . deserves every inch of its legendary status."—Computer Arts Projects

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