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Cover: ‘Establishing the foundations’, Design by HDR Visual Communication

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Contents

Books Alan Powers & Ian McLaren
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Reviews of Design – a series of design related monograph books by various authors and TD 63–73 Total Design and its pioneering role in graphic design by Ben Bos.

Alan Powers & Ian McLaren

Jan Tchichold’s Typographische Gestaltung
A reference manual for modernist design
Richard B. Doubleday
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Published originally by the swiss publishing house and printing firm Benno Schwabe in 1935, the book  illustrates the application of asymmetrical typographic design for designers and compositors.

Richard B. Doubleday

Security printing David Jury
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In the early 19th Century The Bank of England, a Royal Commission by the government and the Society of Arts researched into large scale inimitable printing techniques.

David Jury

Matthew Carter: Tension and Typography, part 1 Margaret Re
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AIGA medallist and 2010 MacArthur Fellow, Matthew Carter is the one of the ‘geniuses’ in the typedesign industry. This is the first in a series of articles that discusses Carter’s development as an ‘industrial’ designer.

Margaret Re

West and East formal criteria are universal:
Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman, Fumio Tachibana
Helmut Schmid
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‘Designers tend to follow trends. Trends are replaced by trends. Designers are replaced by designers. Designers work in a circle and a few can escape the ever repeating circle.’

Helmut Schmid

Geometrics Frank Guille
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Influenced and inspired by sculptors Ann Christopher and Edwardo Chillida, Frank Guille, former tutor at the Royal College of Art explores proportion theory in his simplistic geometric shapes.

Frank Guille

East meets West or West meets East:
A cultural dilemma
Martin Bouette
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Asian thinking has a place in Western culture. Although the UK is not ready for the likes of ‘Stinky tofu’, but the introduction of Chai Latte to the menu at Caffè Nero may just be a taste of things to come?

Martin Bouette

Our finest flowers: thoughts on British*
graphic design in a subtropical enviroment
(*Cornish?)
Timothy Donaldson
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Falmouth is a University College at the ‘edge’, being situated 36 miles from Land’s End, in Cornwall, England. The teaching staff encourages the students to think analytical and ask questions. In his article, Timothy Donaldson, senior lecturer at Falmouth, prompts some of its recent graduates to answer some of his.

Timothy Donaldson

©2011 Bradbourne Publishing Ltd.