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Karl Gerstner: Designing Programmes

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Editor: Karl Gerstner
Publisher: Arthur Niggli Ltd.
Publication: 1968, Enlarged New Edition
Binding: Hardcover, section sewn
Pages: 112
Size: 185 x 255
Text: English
Design: Karl Gerstner


Designing Programmes - A compilation of four theoretical publications by Karl Gerstner

Theoretical? Gerstner is a designer. Firstly as a partner in an advertising agency in Basle. Secondly as a maker of pictures.

But there is a connecting link between the two roles: instead of seeking individual solutions for problems, he designs programmes for solutions.

Designing programmes means a method and an approach. There are several solutions for each problem, and one of them is the best under certain circumstances. In other words: designing programmes itself means a programme; rooted in practice, however, rather than in a philosophy of life.

To illustrate what exactly it involves in practice is the theme of this book. Hence: it is a very practical introduction for everyone who is interested in problems of contemporary design in the widest sense.

Paul Gredinger has written an introduction to the introduction.

The new edition has been enlarged.

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Rubbing to dust jacket along with signs of tanning and light soiling. Interior generally clean and bright. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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