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Swiss Graphic Design

The Origins and Growth of an International Style, 1920-1965

by Richard Hollis

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graphic Design,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Graphic Arts - General,
  • Art / Graphic Arts,
  • Typography,
  • 20. yy,
  • 20th century,
  • Grafik sanatlar,
  • Grafik tasar¸m (Tipografi),
  • Graphic arts,
  • History,
  • Switzerland,
  • Tarih,
  • çIsviðcre

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9651819M
    ISBN 100300106769
    ISBN 109780300106763

    Years of Swiss Graphic Design takes a fresh look at Swiss typography and photo-graphics, posters, corporate image design, book design, journalism and typefaces over the past hundred years. With illuminating essays by prominent experts in the field and captivating illustrations, this book, designed by the Zurich studio NORM, presents the diversity of contemporary visual design while also Brand: Lars Muller Publishers. Traditionally sparing Swiss graphic design is becoming an international sensation: its designers understand how to take radical creative approaches. The often reduced language of Swiss graphic forms complies with internet usage, contributing to its popularity.

    Swiss Graphic Design. 17, likes 21 talking about this. Known as the International Typographic Style, its origins are in the early part of the s and gave way to the grid system, modern Followers: 18K.   Years of Swiss Graphic Design takes a fresh look at Swiss typography and photo-graphics, posters, corporate image design, book design, journalism and typefaces over the past hundred years. With illuminating essays by prominent experts in the field and captivating illustrations, this book, designed by the Zurich studio NORM, presents the diversity of contemporary visual design .

      Swiss Graphic Design: The Origins and Growth of an International Style. By Richard Hollis. (Yale University Press, pp.). The book Swiss Graphic Design written by Richard Hollis is about the growth and expansion of Swiss design, not only across Europe, but internationally. In Hollis’ book, he aims to inform the reader about “ those who formed the style, the ideas that influenced. Buy Swiss Graphic Design: The Origins and Growth of an International Style New edition by Hollis, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11).


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Swiss Graphic Design: The Origins and Growth of an International Style, Hardcover – Swiss Graphic Design book Cited by: 2. Being a long time fan of Swiss graphic design, I expected to find high level Swiss graphic design (with top notch typography, text layouts, displays, packaging, signage, corporate identity, websites, and so forth).

Unfortunately, you will not find any of these in this book. I hope not to have hurt anyone's feelings. Best regards to all.

Peace /5(6). Years of Swiss Graphic Design takes a fresh look at Swiss typography and photo-graphics, posters, corporate image design, book design, journalism and typefaces over the past hundred years.

With illuminating essays by prominent experts in the field and captivating illustrations, this book, designed by the Zurich studio NORM, presents the 5/5(8). Richard Hollis is a graphic designer and scholar of design.

His previous books include Graphic Design: A Concise History (). " Swiss Graphic Design showcases the Swiss style as captured in a wide range of media from toand its last chapter takes a look at how it came to be accepted internationally and is still emulated today.

Swiss graphic design and the Swiss Style are crucial elements in the history of modernism. During the s and 30s, skills traditionally associated with Swiss industry, particularly pharmaceuticals and mechanical engineering, were matched by those of the countrys graphic designers, who produced their advertising and technical literature/5.

“ Swiss Graphic Design ” in the s and s. Josef Müller-Brockmann’s posters have become world famous for their ability to convey information with great visual tension, a sense of drama, and an extreme economy of means.

He created a body of work in which timeless principles of visual communication are inscribed.5/5(1). Years of Swiss Graphic Design takes a fresh look at Swiss typography and photo-graphics, posters, corporate image design, book design, journalism and typefaces over the past hundred years.

With illuminating essays by prominent experts in the field and captivating illustrations, this book, designed by the Zurich studio NORM, presents the diversity of contemporary visual/5. Swiss Graphic Design: The Origins and Growth of an International Style –,by Richard Hollis gives the first comprehensive account of the development of the Swiss Style.

Originating in Russia, Germany and The Netherlands in the s, stimulated by the artistic avant-garde and alongside the International Style in. Graphic designers hear the term Swiss Design all the time.

Yet most of us, if asked to define it, could do no better than point to a rather vague, general gestalt: crisp, blocky layouts, a minimalist design ethos, and sans serif : Alex Bigman.

Adopted internationally, the grid and sans serif typefaces such as Helvetica became the classic emblems of Swiss graphic design. Showcasing design work across a range of media, including posters, magazines, exhibition displays, brochures, advertisements, books, and film, this essential book shows how many of the Swiss designers’ modernist elements remain an indispensable part of today’s graphic.

Written by legendary Swiss graphic designer Josef Mülller-Brockmann, this visual communication manual for graphic designers, typographers and 3D designers is packed with examples on how to work correctly at a conceptual level. Adopted internationally, the grid and sans serif typefaces such as Helvetica became the classic emblems of Swiss graphic design.

Showcasing design work across a range of media, including posters, /5(4). Seven years after publishing Swiss Graphic Design, we present Altitude - a new generation of flourishing contemporary designers, giving insight into the impact, essence and diversity of the work and evaluating the significant evolution of illustration and typography in recent years.

An increasing number of designers are working internationally 5/5(3). Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books There are swiss graphic design for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average. The most common swiss graphic design material is ceramic.

The most popular color. You guessed it. In his book Swiss Graphic Design, Richard Hollis also agrees with this belief, suggesting, “The Bauhaus ideas survived in Switzerland was largely due to Sigfried Giedion; he maintained links. Celestino Piatti () was a Swiss graphic artist, painter and book designer.

He was a popular illustrator of children's books and achieved international success as a designer for Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag (DTV). Whether you are a self-taught designer or one that has been studying design for years, you can benefit from incorporating some or all of these Swiss Design principles into your work.

Influencers and leaders in the world of everything from interior design to graphic design have discussed the trend of minimalism and modernity, that only continues.

Written by a number of authors and designed by Zurich based studio NORM, Years of Swiss Graphic Design is a comprehensive and detailed reference on Swiss graphics.

Using numerous pictures and interesting essays, the book illuminates the creative fields of typography, print design, journalism, font design, and the use of photography.

What they find is a Swiss design scene as "hip" as anything in London or Berlin. Influenced by the famous "Swiss School" of the s and 60s, young Swiss designers today still hold concept and structure as functional beliefs, allowing artistic Michel Fries and Thomas Bruggisser voyage through Switzerland in search of a new generation of young /5.

It is best that you read books from the masters instead of reading up general histories about Swiss design and stuff. Here are a few of my favourites. Emil Ruder's Typography Josef Muller-Brockmann's Grid Systems. Highly educational; every time. The International Typographic Style, also known as the Swiss Style, is a graphic design style that emerged in Russia, the Netherlands, and Germany in the s and was further developed by designers in Switzerland during the s.

The International Typographic Style has had profound influence on graphic design as a part of the modernist movement, impacting many design-related fields including .The book Years of Swiss Graphic Design' takes a fresh look at Swiss typography and photo-graphics, posters, corporate image design, book design, journalism and typefaces over the past hundred years.

Years of Swiss Graphic Design — Lars Müller Publishers pins.Above all, articulate designers who wrote impassioned manifestos about the movement fueled Swiss graphic design. Hollis provides plenty of examples of discourse, including excerpts from Neue Grafik magazine, –, described as, “the single most important factor in establishing the international influence of Swiss graphic design.