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Title:
Paul Renner : the art of typography
Author:
Burke, Christopher, 1967-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9781568981581
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library Z116.A44 R463 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

German typographer Paul Renner is best known as the designer of the typeface Futura, which stands as a landmark of modern typographic design.Paul Renner, still the only study in any language of Renner's brilliant career, details his life and work to reveal the breadth of his accomplishments and influence. Christopher Burke presents a wealth of hithertounpublished materials, drawing on primary sources and archival research and clearly written with an eye to today's reader. Beautifully designed,Paul Renner is an inspiring tour de force portrait of this typographer's extraordinary career and his ongoing influence on the graphic arts.


Author Notes

Christopher Burke presents a wealth of hitherto unpublished materials drawing on primary sources and archival research closely examining the context in which Renner operated. With an eye to his relevance for today's reader, Burke writes clearly and pointed


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