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Edward Johnston

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Bibliography.

(1872–1944)

Johnston was an important British calligrapher, typeface designer, and educator. After ill‐health had cut short his study of medicine at Edinburgh University he decided...

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Hermann Zapf

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — Industrial and Commercial Art.

(1918– )

This eminent German graphic designer, typographer, calligrapher, and book designer was a major international figure and widely recognized as an educator and thinker of...

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Jan Tschichold

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Bibliography.

 (1902–74) German book designer, born in Leipzig.

After a traditional start as a calligrapher, he was converted to modernism by the 1923 Bauhaus exhibition. Tschichold’s book Die...

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Stanley Morison

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — Industrial and Commercial Art.

 (1889–1967) English typographical scholar.

Born in Wanstead and largely self-taught, he was saved from life in a bank by a job at The Imprint, which led to work with Meynell ...

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