Sanford Kwinter ponders the complex encounters between technology, culture, and architecture. Critical essays offer an extended meditation on infrastructure, war, computation, mechanical and material intelligence, and other multivariate facets of modernity.
Fontology Maia Francisco
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TYPOGRAPHY is a basic design element which definies the personality and nature of a piece.This practical book showcases hundreds of innovative orginal free fonts - a time saving and affordable desgin solution for the busy graphic designer.
"Fraktur Mon Amour" reproduces 300 variations of Blackletter, ranging from historical fonts to contemporary reinventions, in a sensuous, beautifully crafted, hot-pink prayer-book style catalog that is destined to become a fetish object for designers and type enthusiasts.
These books and discs of clever, iconic clipart will serve as the kindling for a roaring fire of creativity. Each book/disc includes 1000 designs. You can change sizes and add a rainbow of color to the black and white originals (CMYK-adaptable). All are presented in EPS and JPEG files.
Previously unpublished material relating to Austro-American artist/architect Friedrich Kiesler's (1890-1965) innovative furniture designs and prototypes from the 1930s and 40s are showcased in this comprehensive volume. Also included are letters, diary entries, and photographs that chronicle the New York cultural environment in which Kiesler lived and worked, and provide rarely documented insight into the role he played in the contemporary design scene.
The works of Bauhaus-trained artist Herbert Bayer offer an illuminating window into the way European avant-garde art changed post-war America. Arriving in the late 30?s, Bayer brought his understanding of Bauhaus principles to myriad American projects.
Leading practitioners of parametric and algorithmic design will be invited to contribute research and projects that illustrate their view on the new possibilities offered by these new technologies, their similarities and their differences. Rather than a compilation of individual projects, the next Verb monograph presents the work of each author as an extended contribution, through research and projects, that reflects a particular attitude towards the potentials of parametric and algorithmic design today.