Illustrated throughout. Text in German, French, and English. 34p plus an 4 biographical section on color stock. Measures 8.25×11.75 inches.
This catalog offers a guide to the work of this extraordinary artist.
Hans Erni (1909-2015) was a Swiss painter, graphic artist and sculptor. His prolific career includes designs for the Swiss Red Cross and UNESCO as well as murals, art, and design work. His museum, in Luzerne, opened in 1979.
Poster is folded into 12 panels. Printed on both sides, with color images on one side and Black/White images and text on the other. Photographs of the artist at work.
Unfolded measurement is 49×29.5 inches unfolded. Folded side is 8.25×11.75 inches.
Text is in German, French and English.
Depicted figures include Prometheus, Darwin, Gutenberg, Einstein, and others. Hans Erni (1909-2015) was a Swiss painter, graphic artist and sculptor. His prolific career includes designs for the Swiss Red Cross and UNESCO as well as murals, art, and design work. His museum, in Luzerne, opened in 1979.
Large French Flaps. Measures 10×11.5 inches. 250 copiously illustrated, large-format pages.
Paul Rand (1914-96) was a pioneering figure in American graphic design. Adopting what he called a ‘problem-solving’ approach, he drew on the ideas of European avant-garde art movements such as Cubism, Constructivism and De Stijl, and synthesized them to produce his own distinctive graphic language.
A handbook which explains the principles of typography of the book from the beginning to end, with six pages in color and over seventy examples of such things as type faces, type setting, text pages, title pages, and decorative material.
The author, Oliver Simon, was associated with Curwin Press from 1919-1955.
R. Buckminster Fuller; Marks, Robert. The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller. Doubleday Anchor, 1973. ISBN: 0385018045. Unmarked text. Edge of two pages creased about a quarter of an inch. Price clipped end page. Some smudging and soft creases on back cover. Illustrated throughout. 246p. Acceptable. Paperback. (#26772) $12.00
An introduction to the Dymaxion World concept, which is at the heart of Buckminster Fuller’s thinking. The Dymaxion concept is the idea that rational action in a rational world demands the most efficient overall performance per unit of input. His Dymaxion structures, then are those that yield the greatest possible efficiency in terms of available technology. Measures 7.25×10.25