Transition of Modern Typography. Europe & America 1950s-'60s

Transition of Modern Typography. Europe & America 1950s-'60s
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Ikko Tanaka & Shutaro Mukai.

Tokyo. Ginza Graphic Gallery / Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. 1996. First edition. Paperback, loose wrapper with French flaps. 163 pages. 143 colour illustrations. 280 x 220mm (11 x 8"). 0.8kg. . Japanese & English. Very good; some surface wear to wrapper, light wear at corners and head and tail of spine, signs of splitting at centre of glued binding; no inscriptions.

A graphic design book illustrating the work of designers in Europe and America in the Post-War years. The book was published to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the Ginza Graphic Gallery in Tokyo, Japan and is based initially on two of their exhibitions - 1950s Swiss International Typography and American Typography 1950s-'60s.The designs are generously illustrated in colour and accompanied by insightful text and artists' profiles.