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Emigre #6: International Culture (1986)

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Editor: Rudy VanderLans
Publisher: Emigre, Inc.
Publication: 1986, First (Limited) Edition of 3,000
Binding: Softcover, saddle-stitch
Pages: 64
Size: 222 x 325
Text: English
Design: Rudy VanderLans

Emigre was a quarterly magazine published from 1984 until 2005 in Berkeley, California, dedicated to visual communication, graphic design, typography, and design criticism. Produced by Rudy VanderLans and Zuzana Licko, Emigre was known for creating some of the very first digital layouts and typeface designs.

Originally issued in four sections within a cardboard box. NOTE: Sections 3 and 4 missing!

 PART 1:

  • Salman Rushdie, The Location of Brazil (quote).
  • Jeffrey Browning, Introduction.
  • Stefano Massei, Home Away from Home (photographs).
  • Didier Crémieux and Scott Williams, The History of the World (painting, interview: VanderLans).
  • Andrea Goldstein, Torso de Mulher (photographs).
  • Karen Douglas, Cross Channel Ferry, God Made me Perfect (paintings).


  • John Hersey, Bob Hope (digital portrait).
  • Kees Broos, But It’s So Ugly . . . (essay on Hard Werken).
  • Rudy VanderLans, Tuxedomoon’s Principle (interview with Peter Principle).
  • Stanley Banos, Life with Bob (short story, illustration by Ward Schumaker).
  • Kyle Thayer, interview with Gavin Flint.
  • John Fante, Thy Beauty is to Me (short story).
  • Peter Claessens, The China of the Mind (interview with Winston Tong).
  • William Cone, Gertrude Stein (portrait painting).
  • Alice Polesky, (commentary).

PART 3: (Missing)

  • Rigo, Reyvision (visual project).

PART 4: (Missing)

  • Susan E. King, Minor Religion (letterpress printed fan).

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing and tanning to cover/edges. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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