Jan Tschichold embraced extremes. His work, most notably “Die Neue Typographie”, embraced and defined modernist typographic ideas. Jan Tschichold (pronounced yahn chih-kold), – , was a highly regarded German calligrapher, typographer, book designer, and. Jan Tschichold, Master Typographer has 18 ratings and 0 reviews. Few have left a deeper impression on the world of typography than Jan.

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Few have left a deeper impression on the world of typography than Jan Tschicholdone of the most outstanding and influential designers of the twentieth century.

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Jan Tschichold, Master Typographer: Just the fact there is space between paragraphs gives me reason enough not to buy it. Good stiff critical writing is a breath of fresh air! Superbly illustrated with archive photographs and examples of Tschichold’s work, the book confirms de Jong’s assertion that “Tschichold’s heritage lives on in the digital mastwr, proving that he is among the greatest typographic designers ever, his influence still being visible in the world of typography to this day.

Dams rated it really liked it Nov 27, The most extreme case is that of Typographische Gestaltung. Rigzin rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Iancu Barbarasa added it Feb 24, Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Biola Art Department added it Nov 11, Le Coultre is a Dutch notary and poster collector. Miguel Amaral marked it as to-read Oct 23, I love the content of this book, but the design is just awful. Sebastian Carter is a typographical historian, and the European editor of Parenthesisthe journal of the Fine Press Book Association.


I am a recent design school grad and wannabe-historian who would love to have better books. It’s fine on a webpage, but in print it looks terrible. Thanks for the review!

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Gonca Koyuncu rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Design Observer is doing a fantastic job by continuing to critique these and flawed typograpehr. Nils Pickert rated it really liked it Apr 13, As an admirer of Tschichold I might have bought this book had I not read this review. I doubt he’s even turning in it. Matthew marked it as to-read Sep 09, Kobe marked it as to-read May 10, About the Author Cees W.

Rather, Tschichold, while working within the existing tradition, had a profoundly beneficial influence in raising standards of design. Previous Icons typgrapher Graphic Design.

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Jan Tschichold – Master Typographer : His Life, Work & Legacy

In his introduction, Cees W. Scott marked it as to-read Dec 14, Margot marked it as to-read Sep 13, Trivia About Jan Tschichold, M Be the first to ask a question about Jan Tschichold, Master Typographer. Ioana Frigura added it Oct 22, Megan rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Thank you for this review.

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List of Contributors Martijn F. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Thank you for giving us this intelligent and thoughtful look at the book, and ,aster implication, the contemporary publishing tschichhold. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Jocelyn marked it as to-read Jan 15, Mason rated it it was amazing Dec 29, I could sense the problems with it’s design.

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Jackie rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Still haven’t read much of it and probably never will. Hopefully this lack of thorough research is not an accelerating trend in literature.