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Designing Books: Practice and Theory

Jost Hochuli; Robin Kinross

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ISBN 10: 0907259235 / ISBN 13: 9780907259237
Published by Hyphen Press, 2004
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Hyphen Press, 2004. Cover lightly rubbed/soiled, corners lightly rubbed/bumped, spine bumped, spine ends lightly bumped; edges lightly soiled; binding tight; cover, edges, and interior intact and clean except as noted. paperback. Good. Bookseller Inventory # 619849

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Title: Designing Books: Practice and Theory

Publisher: Hyphen Press

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Good

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Now available in paper, this newly revised and expanded classic in book design argues for a non-dogmatic approach, one open to both traditional and modern, and symmetrical and asymmetrical, solutions. A survey of Jost Hochuli's own work as a book designer featuring pages from a career of over 30 years is shown, along with detailed comments by noted designer and critic Robin Kinross.
"Hochuli has achieved his standing without any fuss, programme or manifesto, by sheer talent and persistence. As a designer, his main concern is to work out individual solutions for individual books. This books is sure to help anyone who is seeking to develop a considered attitude towards the design and production of the book as a codex. The use of the individual's own understanding is at the core of Hochuli's practice and theory." Fernand Baudin, Logos

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Robin Kinross is Publisher of Hyphen Press. He lives in London.

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