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Jan Tschichold, typographer and type designer, 1902-1974

Tschichold, Jan

Jan Tschichold, typographer and type designer, 1902-1974

by Tschichold, Jan

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Published by National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tschichold, Jan, 1902-1974 -- Exhibitions,
  • Printing -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions,
  • Type and type-founding -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions,
  • Book design -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[translated by Ruari McLean and W.A. Kelly].
    ContributionsNational Library of Scotland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ232.T863 T7413 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination78 p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3221135M
    ISBN 100902220535
    LC Control Number83130980

    Jan Tschichold and the New Typography: Graphic Design between the World Wars Jan Tschichold (–) has been the subject of previous substantial critical scrutiny and excellent scholarship. as Paul Stirton writes in the Introduction to this book, Tschichold is far less known outside the specific field of typography and graphic. Jan Tschichold, (born April 2, , Leipzig, Germany—died Aug , Locarno, Switzerland), German typographer and author who played a seminal role in the development of 20th-century graphic design and typography.. The son of a sign painter, Tschichold trained as a calligrapher and designer at the Leipzig Academy of Graphic Arts and Book Production (–21) and then freelanced as a.

      Jan Tschichold left an impression upon the world of graphic design and typography that few could compete against. From strongly advocating the beauty of sans serif fonts and clean, organised design 20 years before it took off, to strengthening the design of Penguin books to turn them into the something special that they are. Richly illustrated with images from Jan Tschichold's little-known private collection of design ephemera, this important book explores a legendary figure in the history of modern graphic design through the artists, ideas, and texts from the Bauhaus that most influenced him. Tschichold (), a prolific designer, writer, and theorist, stood at the forefront of a revolution in visual.

      Published in Berlin in , Tschichold’s book Die Neue Typographie was one of the key texts of modern design, partly due to its grasp of Constructivist ideas and new print technology, but equally, because it was a manual for practicing designers. In the years leading up to its publication, Tschichold struck up a correspondence with many European artist-designers, including Kurt . In the words of renowned typographer Jan Tschichold (–), book design, "though largely forgotten today, [relies upon] methods and rules upon which it is impossible to improve, [and which] have been developed over centuries. To produce perfect books, these rules have to .


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The son of a sign painter, Tschichold trained as a calligrapher and designer at the Leipzig Academy of Graphic Arts and Book Production (–21) and then freelanced as a lettering artist and designer. The exhibition of the Bauhaus at Weimar introduced him to Modernist design, and he quickly joined the movement, rejecting traditional fonts Continue Reading.

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He became internationally known in with the publication of "Elementary Typography", the first statement of constructivist graphic design principles. From to he lived in London and oversaw the typographic reform of Penguin Books.Wikipedia entry Introduction Jan Tschichold (born Johannes Tzschichhold, also known as Iwan Tschichold, or Ivan Tschichold; 2 April – 11 August ) was a calligrapher, typographer and book designer.