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Modernism and traditionalism: points of convergence in European typography, 1925–1950

Burke, C. (2017) Modernism and traditionalism: points of convergence in European typography, 1925–1950. In: Counter-Signals 2: Hieroglyphs of the anti-commodity. Counter-Signals (2). Other Forms, Chicago / Berlin, pp. 150-161. ISBN 9780998170800

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Abstract/Summary

Anglo-Saxon New Traditionalism and Central European Modernism in typography are generally considered opposites. This essay examines surprising commonalities between them, and traces parallels in the work of Stanley Morison and Jan Tschichold, the respective leading figures of each movement.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:No
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Arts and Communication Design > Typography & Graphic Communication
ID Code:73130
Publisher:Other Forms

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