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Cover: ‘Olympic Rings interpreted’. Design by HDR Visual Communication

Jacket: ‘Beijing 2008 Tangram’. Design by HDR Visual Communication

Contents

Books Ian McLaren & Paul Shaw
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Reviews of Wayshowing by Per Mollerup, Signage Design Manual by Edo Smitshuijzen, and Textasy by Peter Greenway, Jan Middendorp, Sieglinde Vanhaezebrouck, Karine Bouchy and Barbara Baert.

Ian McLaren & Paul Shaw

Editorial Hans Dieter Reichert
Ken Briggs’ posters for the National Theatre 1963–74 Ken Garland
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Feature on the unsung English graphic design hero. The article is spanning a decade of his bold and eye catching posterdesigns for the National Theatre in London.

Ken Garland

British Football Programmes Kerry William Purcell
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Eclectic collection of ‘rough and ready’ printed football programmes which play a special part in our personal and social history.

Kerry William Purcell

The Graphic Language of Min Wang
– Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
Prof. Richard B. Doubleday
& Stephen Goldstein
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Extensive graphic profile and interview of the Design Director who is the creative force behind the extraordinary visual identity programme of next year’s Olympic Games in Beijing…

Prof. Richard B. Doubleday
& Stephen Goldstein

Heinrich Hoffmann: Adolf Hitler’s personal ‘Lichtbildner’
and publicist
Steven Heller
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Hitler’s personal confidant and image impresario shot some 2 million photographs of the Führer and leading Nazi functionaries. A selection is published in his ‘catalogue of nationalistic images’.

Steven Heller

Printers Ornaments Simon Loxley
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American designer Frederic Warde’s masterpiece on decorative typographic borders, panels and patterns for Lanston Monotype.

Simon Loxley

The Total Makeover Strategy Edo Smitshuijzen
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Visual identity schemes have become shallow operations which are likely to create more confusion than the visual order they are supposed to achive.

Edo Smitshuijzen

Expressive letterforms from Manchester, England Prof. Ian McLaren &
Eric Gristwood
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Presentation of inspiring typographic design work by graduate students from the ‘Design and Art Direction’ course at Manchester Metropolitan University, England.

Prof. Ian McLaren &
Eric Gristwood

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