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(Allworth Press, 2006)
(Phaidon Press, 2006)
Swiss designer Josef Muller-Brockmann established himself as one of the most important and prolific voices of twentieth century graphic design, setting up his own studio in Zurich in 1936 and working until his death in ...
The Crafty Linotyper
In the autumn of 1936, the Swiss designer and pioneer of photo-graphics Herbert Matter arrived in New York as the official tour photographer for the Zurich-based dance company Trudi Schoop. Marking the end of a two-month ...
(Phaidon Press, 2004-12)
Named after the "Ouija board" for his uncanny ability to arrive at the scene of a crime before the police, Weegee recorded the dark side of New York's streets. No sordid crime seemed to escape his flash and no crime was ...
In 1925, the critic, poet, and one of the founders of Surrealism, Andre Breton, posed the question: when would ‘all the books that are worth anything stop being illustrated with drawings and appear only with photographs?’ ...
(Phaidon Press, 2002)
Alexey Brodovitch (1898-1971) is a legend among graphic designers. A Russian who fled the Bolshevik Revolution to settle eventually in Paris and then New York, Brodovitch was one of the pioneers of graphic design in the ...
From Riff Raff to Nil by Mouth
(Rivers Oram Press, 2001)
Television and film not only entertain and reflect social change, they may also participate and influence these changes-the recent success of The Full Monty and Billy Elliot- show popular British comedy based on such painful ...