Title, Year

Forum: “What is new in American typography?”, 1959


Ray Komai (1918–2010)

Publisher, Size (h x w)

The Type Directors Club of New York, USA, 10.5 x 8.5", Stapled, 40 pp., English

Prepared in conjunction with Forum Typography–U.S.A. (April 18, 1959, Hotel Biltmore, NYC) this booklet records the statements prepared by the following designers: Saul Bass, Lester Beall, Louis Dorfsman, Alvin Eisenman, Gene Federico, William Golden, Morton Goldsholl, Allen F. Hurlburt, Robert M. Jones, George Krikorian, Matthew Leibowitz, Leo Lionni, Herb Lubalin, Paul Rand, Herbert Roan, Ladislav Sutnar and Bradbury Thompson, With an Preface by Aaron Burns and Foreward by Will Burtin. An important document on the state of new American typography.

A very good, original 1959 stapled booklet with soling to the paper covers and some ink notations to the last page.

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