Best Dutch Book Design 2004
In this best-seller Jan Middendorp presents a comprehensive overview of old and new type design in the Netherlands. There is probably no other country that boasts a type design culture as dense as that of the Netherlands. Middendorp traces its origins in the groundbreaking work by punchcutters, type designers and lettering artists from the 15th to the 20th century. This book also gives insight into the motives and methods of the current type design community, showing published and unpublished typefaces as well as sketches, studies and samples of unfamiliar lettering work.
ISBN 978-90-6450-460-0 | March 2004 | sold out | Jan Middendorp | design: Bart de Haas, Peter Verheul | English | 22 x 27,5 cm | 320 pages | illustrated (700 color and b/w)