Swiss Graphic Design: The Origins and Growth of an International Style, 1920-1965

Laurence King, 2006 - 271 pagina's
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By the 1950s, Switzerland had developed a graphic language, in which images & text were organized into geometrical grids used together with sans-serif typefaces. 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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Richard Hollis is a former freelance graphic designer, and worked as a printer, art editor, production manager, teacher and lecturer. He studied art and typography at the Chelsea, Wimbledon and Central Schools of Art, London. From 1958 he taught lithography and design at the London College of Printing and Chelsea School of Art, before working in Paris in the early 1960s. From 1964 to 1967 he was Head of the Graphic Design Department at the West of England College of Art, Bristol, and was for six years Senior Lecturer at the Central School of Art and Design.

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