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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The plan is to make a book per year, which will in fact be be more like a magazine, with a diversity of article formats and perhaps different authors.

But for various reasons — organisational, economic, and personal — no new edition was started up until early It is now frightfully expensive at antiquarian bookshops, online or brick-and-mortar, and I do feel kind of bad about that. It includes original designs by Stefan Schlesinger, found in a container by my publisher Hans Oldewarris ofwhen the former Van Houten chocolate factory was emptied. Some information is well-known to specialists, but quite a bit was new when the book came out.

Reward no longer available. If you love typography, you’ll love dutch typography. Ships to Anywhere in the world. Jurriaan Schrofer, who was part of the Total Design agency for some time. Support Select this reward. While there, I met lots of emerging type designers, design heroes, and renowned type writers.


Dutch Type — Finally, the reprint

I approached Peter Verheul, who was very interested and who decided to team up with book designer Bart de Haas. Tpe a way to bring creative projects to life. Dutch Type, the book: While I wrote the book, and did many of the scans and colour corrections of the material, Bart started working on the meticulous layout of middenrorp finished chapters and Peter focused on the expansion of the type family that would become Versa. The event was also the occasion of the launch of the type designer band Wolfraam, consisting of Henk Lamers digital loopsJust van Rossum guitarPeter Verheul guitarDonald Roos saxophones and Donald Beekman bass.

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Save on shipping cost — but with a heavier package, your national customs may get greedy. Diana on Dutch Type: So, here is the book, reprinted at the same printing company as the first edition. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Ships to Only certain countries. Creative Characters, May Dutch Type on goodreads. One of my favorite books on typography, it was worth the high price. Fascinated by the trailblazing work of Brody and Emigre, I began an intense self-study of the history and theory of type design, and in the early s began writing features about Dutch type designers — Gerard Unger, Martin Majoor, Luc as de Groot, LettError, Fred Smeijers — especially for the design trade magazine Items.

Architects-designers involved in De Stijl magazine: I have just one piece of advice to those who own the book: Six copies of the real thing: Type, Typography and the Reader.

In Mayleading type and identity designer Erik Spiekermann wrote: The reprint self-published by Jan under his Druk Editions label came out on October 1st, Share this project Done. You’ll receive my eternal thanks, 3 copies of the book, and a package of vintage type-related items.


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Dutch Type (Reprint)

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It is the main reason for which publishers often shy away from 2nd editions, and books are shelved. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Considering the small geographical size of the country the contribution of middnedorp Dutch to the development of type and typography has been phenomenal. There is probably no other country that boasts a type design culture as dense as the Netherlands.

As my research became more and more serious and the book less frivolous, I realised I would love working with a designer who was more of an insider.

Reading the book is a little like travelling along a great river of middejdorp, and it has a structure to match.

Reward no longer available 49 backers. Three copies of the real thing to middenxorp away or share shipping costs: It dawned upon me that type — especially Dutch type — was an interesting niche where there was room for a voice like mine: