New PDF release: Adrian Frutiger – Typefaces: The Complete Works

By Heidrun Osterer,Philipp Stamm

ISBN-10: 3038215260

ISBN-13: 9783038215264

The overseas production of typefaces after 1950 was once decisively motivated via the Swiss variety dressmaker Adrian Frutiger. His Univers typeface and the machine-readable font OCR-B, which used to be followed as an ISO normal, are milestones, as is his variety for the Paris airports, which set new criteria for signage forms and developed into the Frutiger typeface. together with his company kinds, he helped to outline the general public profiles of businesses similar to the japanese Shiseido line of cosmetics. In all he created a few fifty varieties, together with Ondine, Méridien, Avenir, and Vectora.
Based on conversations with Frutiger himself and on vast examine in France, England, Germany, and Switzerland, this booklet presents a hugely particular and actual account of the kind designer’s inventive improvement. All of his forms – from the layout section to the selling level – are illustrated and analyzed near to the know-how and similar forms. Hitherto unpublished forms that have been by no means learned and multiple hundred trademarks entire the picture.
This moment, revised and elevated learn variation, which now has an index, makes Frutiger’s fulfillment much more accessible.

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