Signs and symbols: their design and meaning

 
9781851703173: Signs and symbols: their design and meaning

First English edition, translated by Andrew Bluhm. Well known type designer and illustrator Adrian Frutiger was responsible for, among other things, the typography of the Paris metro and the Charles de Gaulle airport directional signs. This examination of signs and symbols as a physically perceived indication or indicator of something is now considered a standard text. Topics covered include recognition, formation and elements of signs, five basic sign forms with variations and combinations, the derivation and history of linguistic signs pictograms, letters, etc. , and the many aspects involved in the evolution of symbols from the simple to the abstract. Complemented by hundreds of free-hand line drawings printed in blue. 360 pages. cloth, dust jacket.. large 8vo..

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