Munari's books

Maffei

Type de document
Livre
Langue
anglais
Auteur
Maffei
Résumé / Abstract
$a One of the greatest graphic designers of the twentieth century--called by Picasso "the Leonardo of our time"--Italian artist and designer Bruno Munari (1907-1998) considered the book the best medium to communicate his visual ideas, showcase his art, and convey his creative spirit. Primarily produced in large quantities for the general public, his more-than-sixty publications--from design manuals and manifestos to visionary tactile children's books--displayed all the beauty and technical ingenuity of works of art. Munari's Books, the first English-language monograph to focus on his remarkable achievements in publishing, examines in detail his seventy-year legacy in print, from his pioneering work as a graphic designer and collaborations with major publishers to his experimental visual projects and innovative contributions to the fields of painting, sculpture, design, photography, and teaching
Editeur
Princeton Architectural Press

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