Dutch Graphic Design: A Century
Navy blue cloth, blindstamped lettering on upper board; dust jacket; folio; pp. 223, , richly illustrated in full-color throughout. Book is fine, in lightly rubbed and scratched dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # LD7878
About this title:
Included is the work of individual designers such as Jan Toorop, Jan van Krimpen, Theo van Doesburg, Piet Zwart, Hendrik Werkman, Willem Sandberg, Wim Crouwel, H. P. Berlage, and H. Th. Wijdeveld. Their work is discussed in the context of such themes as the decorated book, the Wendingen magazines, Dadaism, De Stijl, pictographs, the underground press of the occupation years, the fifty best books, corporate design, and current trends, including desktop images.
The authors examine the creative tensions over a century of graphic production between the decorative and the functional, the hand crafted and the machine made, letter and illustration, camera and crayon, the geometric and the freeflowing, tradition and change. And they consider clients with special requirements such as museums, publishers, the city of Amsterdam, the Dutch PTT, and the graphics industry.
About the Author: Kees Broos is an art historian. Paul Hefting is Staff Member of the Royal PTT The Netherlands NV, Concernstaff Art and Design.
Title: Dutch Graphic Design: A Century
Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Publication Date: 1993
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+
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