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Paul Renner The Art of Typography

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ISBN-10: 1568981589

ISBN-13: 9781568981581

Edition: 1998

Authors: Christopher Burke

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German typographer Paul Renner is best known as the designer of the typeface Futura, which stands as a landmark of modern graphic design. This title is the first study in any language of Renner's typographic career; it details his life and work to reveal the breadth of his accomplishment and influence. Renner was a central figure in the German artistic movements of the 1920s and 1930s, becoming an early and prominent member of the Deutscher Werkbund while creating his first book designs for various Munich-based publishers. As the author of numerous texts such as Typografie als Kunst (Typography as Art) and Die Kunst der Typographie (The Art of Typography) he created a new set of guidelines…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 12/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298

Type terminology
Rejuvenation 1900-24
Renewal 1924-32
Futura and the modern letter in Germany
Crisis 1932-3
Typography in a dictatorship 1933-45
Survival 1945-56
Published writings of Paul Renner
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