Publisher: La Maison du livre Publication: First Edition Binding: Perfect-bound Pages: 48 Size: 220 x 330 Text: French, German
Catalogue to accompany 'Visual Identities of Cities': Exhibition from November 17 to March 26. Design at the Maison du livre, de l'image et du son 247, cours Emile Zola France. (Presumed 1990's). Articles include design schemes developed for Kieler Woche, Berlin 65/68, Leverkusen, Ulm, Leipzig, etc.
(Introduction) 'In continuation of the tradition of the coat of arms, many cities chose the logo as a symbol of identification. A symbol that was understood as indivisible and was a reflection of the power of who ruled the city. The logo was like a signature and carried the features of its client. In the eyes of his successors, it was finally outdated. The work and research of the graphic designers to whom this public contract was entrusted put the individually stamped logo into question and made it possible to arrive at an open image - open to changes and to the users, from the master of the burgers to the to a simple burger, so that you could identify and make it your own...'
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