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Theory of Type Design

First comprehensive theory of type design and a must have for every designer

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Theory of Type Design
Spaces of Culture

> A model for the success of cultural buildings that can also be used in other (international)

Spaces of Culture
Co Brandes

De protagonist van de Nieuwe Haagse School en uitvinder van het ultieme jaren-dertig-huis

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Co Brandes
Objectief Nederland

Includes all of the 416 photos from 1974 and 2017 and lots of cartographic material

> With an

Objectief Nederland
Jean Cocteau

La première grande rétrospective de l'œuvre de Jean Cocteau aux Pays-Bas

> Exposition au Design

Jean Cocteau
Handboek Projectontwikkeling

> Een onmisbaar handboek voor iedereen die het terrein van projectontwikkeling wil doorgronden
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Handboek Projectontwikkeling
Jewellery Matters

> LAST COPIES!!> International Symposium ‘Jewellery Matters – Context and Material Research’, 16

Jewellery Matters
DASH Van woning naar woning

> DASH (Delft Architectural Studies on Housing) is a thematic journal devoted to residential design

DASH Van woning naar woning
Viktor&Rolf Special Edition

Limited and numbered edition box set

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> Custom box with passepartout &

Viktor&Rolf Special Edition
Viktor&Rolf Modekunstenaars

Magnificent colouring book in the exclusive Viktor&Rolf style

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Viktor&Rolf Modekunstenaars
Viktor&Rolf

Developed in collaboration with Viktor&Rolf and guest curator Thierry-Maxime Loriot

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Viktor&Rolf
1600-1700 Dutch Golden Age

> New, updated overview of the Rijksmuseum’s collection of seventeenthcentury masterpieces
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1600-1700 Dutch Golden Age
Architectuur in Nederland

> 31st edition of the international showcase for Dutch architecture
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Architectuur in Nederland
Too Big

> Climate change is a simultaneous threat to our planet and to our neighborhoods. President Obama

Too Big
  • Fraternit Avant Tout
  • Fraternit Avant Tout
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Fraternit Avant Tout

Asger Jorn?s writings on art and architecture, 1938-1958

€ 34,50 order at NAi booksellers

The Danish artist Asger Jorn is primarily known as a painter who was active in the Høst, Cobra and the Situationist International groups. The numerous leaflets, exhibition catalogues, interviews, articles and books he wrote throughout his entire career attest to his vast literary output and his urge to provoke debate at all social levels. Fraternité Avant Tout (above all – unity) is an anthology of Asger Jorn’s writings on art and architecture translated into English for the first time.
Asger Jorn’s statement, ‘In the beginning was the image’, represents both the starting point for discussions with his contemporaries and also the key element in his overall philosophy. After more than half a century, his groundbreaking theory on image creation coupled with his Marxist political convictions are strikingly fresh and apposite. His arguments on the image and imagery, not only as a medium for artistic imagination and aesthetic articulation but also as a critical instrument for progress in human life, strike immediate resonances today when image based popular cultures and technologies exert an undeniable influence on our own society. Jorn’s writings also shed new light on the origin and development of the Situationist movement’s theory of architecture and urbanism. This is especially pertinent in the context of recent scholarly work on the Situationist International in which Jorn is often characterized as being ‘only’ the artistic impresario. This critical introduction to Jorn’s philosophy on the relationship between art and architecture sets a context for a contemporary audience so that it can fully appreciate how his thoughts and writing evolved.

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ISBN 978-90-6450-760-1 | May 2011 | available | Edited by Ruth Baumeister, translated by Paul Larkin | design: Piet Gerards Ontwerpers | English | paperback | 17 x 24 cm | 304 pages | illustrated (130 full color)

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