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Tobias Frere-Jones Gerrit Noordzij Prize Exhibition

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Editor: Tobias Frere-Jones
Publisher: Uitgeverij De Buitenkant, Amsterdam
Publication: 2009, Limited Edition of 1250
Binding: Softcover, perfect-bound
Pages: 92
Size: 155 x 220
Text: English

In 2006, Frere-Jones became the first American to receive the Gerrit Noordzij prize, presented by the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague in honor of his unique contributions to type design, typography and type education.

A book produced by the Type and Media 08/09 class to commemorate the exhibition of Tobias Frere-Jones' work, March 2009. The book collects his work between 1987 and 2006, articles by Frere-Jones, as well as anecdotes and stories from friends/ colleagues.

Contributors: Dawn Barrett, David Berlow, Rachel Berger, Amanda Bowers, Sheila Levrant de Brettville, Matthew Carter, Neil Donnelly, Sasha Frere-Jones, Cyrus Highsmith, Jonathan Hoefler, Natalia Ilyin, GJ Nelson, Chris Vermaas and Dirk Wachowiak. Designed with Laure Afchain, Marta Bernstein, Charles Mazé and Sueh Li Tan. With specimen design support from Khajag Apelian, Ján Filípek, Ondrej Jób, Holger Königsdörfer, Dan Milne, César Puertas, all students of Type and Media 08/09. Coordinated by Jan Willem Stas. Proofreading and editing by Dan Milne. Set in Gotham Condensed and Poynter Oldstyle Text. Printed on Reviva Offset, Lynx, Fashion Rose and Popset Lichtgrijs.

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing, creasing, soiling to cover. Light tanning to outer edges of interior pages

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