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Book review The Book of Books
500 Years of Graphic Innovation
Ian McLaren & Arnold Schwartzman OBE

The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation by Mathieu Lommen.
Brian Grimwood: The man who changed the Look of British Illustration.

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Feature 1 George Tscherny ‘M.m.m.m...’,
(Minimum means: maximum meaning)
Ian McLaren

Six decades of American graphic design work by George Tscherny who is credited with having played an active part in the development of an authentic American graphic style.

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Feature 2 Type as agent of Power Steven Heller

‘Typefaces are incisors of language and typography created a medium in which it was possible to speak out loud and bold to the world itself… Boldness of type created boldness of expression’. McLuhan

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Feature 3 typographic reflections
project fukushima
Helmut Schmid

An intense typographic project, which Helmut Schmid set his students at Kobe Design University. The sensible and intelligent approach and design solution by one of his students, Mayuko Morimoto, warrants to be featured in this issue.

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Feature 4 Matthew Carter: Tension and Typography, part 3 Margaret Re

The final part of our series discussing Matthew Carter’s development as a type designer. Highlighting font designs for Bitstream, Carter Cone, newspaper fonts and screen fonts for Microsoft.

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Feature 5 Type case illuminations David Jury

Typographic ornaments and utilitarian decorative materials used as an integral part of the design and printing process in the early and mid 20th century.

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Education Why do so many students elect to study graphic design? Sallyanne Theodosiou

‘Graphic design is a way of showing a creative process through a detailed amount of thought and planning which allows you to experiment with different mediums, forms and the visual communication that we see from everyday to day life’. Grace Walsh

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