The New Typography (Paperback)

By Jan Tschichold, Ruari McLean (Translated by), Richard Hendel (Foreword by), Robin Kinross (Introduction by)

University of California Press, 9780520250123, 288pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (11/10/1995)

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Description

Since its initial publication in Berlin in 1928, Jan Tschichold's The New Typography has been recognized as the definitive treatise on book and graphic design in the machine age. First published in English in 1995, with an excellent introduction by Robin Kinross, this new edition includes a foreword by Rich Hendel, who considers current thinking about Tschichold's life and work.


About the Author

Jan Tschichold (1902–1974) worked as a typographer and teacher in Germany, Switzerland, and England. He became internationally known in 1925 with the publication of Elementary Typography and oversaw the typographic reform of Penguin Books. Ruari McLean, a Scottish typographer and scholar, is the author of Jan Tschichold: Typographer. Robin Kinross is a London typographer. Richard Hendel is Design and Production Manager at University of North Carolina Press.


Praise For The New Typography

The New Typography is an outstanding source of inspiration, which . . . deserves every inch of its legendary status.”

— Computer Arts Projects