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ISTD TypoGraphic 58 (The Designers Republic)

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Details: David Jury (Editor)International Society of Typographic Designers. 2001. First edition. Softcover with poster wrap DJ. Saddle stitch. 36pp. 210 x 297mm. Printed in colour, paginated. Text in English. Designed by The Designers Republic.

About: TypoGraphic 58 – the Noise issue – Too much noise not enough time.

Articles included in this issue; Elyssa Schmid – A perception of freedom. Clive Scott – Making the news: reflections on newspaper captions. Allan Roberstson – Designing noise. Dr Christine Wertheim – Architecture as transformational typography. Loretta Staples – Slower. David Jury – Predictability. Harry McIntosh – Noise from the room within. Nicky Barneby – Rules of composition.

"The necessity of formality (or rules) in relation to the use and arrangement of textual material has been the bedrock of typographic study. With information itself, the predictability of rules is essential for accurate decoding and provides a check enabling the identification of the unusual or unpredictable. The conventional is predictable and therefore easy to decode. It follows, therefore, that a typographer who breaks from convention (breaks the rules) knows that, in so doing, the information will be made more difficult to understand and is, presumably therefore, happy with this consequence. Since such actions inevitably ‘interfere’ with the author’s message this activity is often referred to as NOISE." (Source)

Very good condition; light shelf ware consistent with age, interior clean, binding tight. Please contact me should you have any further questions about condition.