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Graphic Design 1928–1988, Konstruktive Gebrauchsgrafik (Richard Paul Lohse)

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Editor: Richard Paul Lohse
Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Publication: 2000, 2002, First Edition
Binding: Hardcover, section sewn
Pages: 80 & 312
Size: 240 x 305
Text: English, German

Slipcase with two volumes.

Richard Paul Lohse was a design pioneer in various fields for over fifty years. This catalogue, a project of the Richard Paul Lohse Foundation, is the first publication to show the complete works of the Swiss-born artist and graphic designer. Numerous works spanning the time from the 1930s to the 1960s - many of them not available since their initial publication - are brought together here for the first time. Several essays shed light on the multi-faceted relationship between aesthetics and politics in the period just after World War II, exploring Lohse's influence on the development of modern non-fiction books, on advertisements and infotainment, and on Swiss typography, which has enjoyed an exemplary status worldwide since the 1950s. With its sumptuous illustrations and perceptive texts, Richard Paul Lohse: Graphic Design from 1928-1988 is an essential contribution to the history of constructional commercial graphics.

Volume 1 English, Volume 2 German.

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to slip case. Books very good.

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