Rault: Das ABCD der Typographie


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For the first time, the history of the typography of Latin script is told as a comic
What does our letter A have to do with an ox? Why does a poster using Comic Sans seem less serious than one in Trajan? Where does typography come from and which artists have influenced it? Although it is omnipresent in books and magazines, on posters and screens, typography is a largely unknown art. Here, eleven illustrators and a copywriter describe the major stages in its history in an easily accessible and playful way, from the emergence of Latin script to phototypesetting, from ancient Rome to the Bauhaus and DIN 1451.

Das ABCD der Typographie. Hrsg. von David Rault. Hardcover, 128 pages. Jacoby & Stuart 2021. German edition

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