Product Dimensions: 24 x 23.2 x 1.3 cm
Release Date: 1959
Texts is in German, English and French. Good hardcover with clean pages and no dust jacket. Minimal shelf wear to edges and corners of covers. Cloth spine is frayed around the edges and has been taped by the previous owner. Hinges are cracked but the binding is still tight and no pages are loose. Front end page has three small, faint red marks
Author: Karl Gerstner, Markus Kutter
Book design: Karl Gerstner
Rare. An important, extensive survey (the first of its kind) of international, modern graphic design (commercial art) from its’ origins until the late 1950’s, published shortly after the founding of the Gertner + Kutter agency. Its origins, its evolution, its peculiarities, its task, its problems, its manifestations and its future prospects, compiles with commentary by Gerstner + Kutter. Beautifully designed (on a three column grid) and written by Karl Gerstner and Markus Kutter. 432 illustrations with 12 in full color including sections on: trademarks, advertising, packaging, book jackets, posters and more. Highly recommended! Printed in Switzerland.
the text originated from the display
Karl GerstnerとMarkus Kutterによって編集されたグラフィック作品集の名著です。本のデザインもKarl Gerstnerによるものでグラフィックデザイナー、デザイン学生は作品図録だけでなくゲルストナーによるタイポグラフィ、レイアウトから多くを学び取ることができます。