Typography Today

Title, Year

Typography Today
IDEA Special Issue, 1980, 1st ed.

Cover Designer

Helmut Schmid (b. 1942)


Helmut Schmid

Publisher, Size (h x w)

Seibundo Shinkosha, Tokyo, Japan, 11.75 x 8.875", 169 pp., English / Japanese

This uncommon, special edition of IDEA magazine with concept and design by Helmut Schmid, celebrates 20th century modern typography with reprinted texts by Wolfgang Weingart, Wim Crouwel, Kohei Sugiura, Emil Ruder, Franco Grignani, John Cage and Helmut Schmid. Profusely illustrated with examples from 65 designers from 12 countries ranging from Tschichold, Zwart, Weingart, Lubalin, Bayer, Ruder, Gerstner and many more. From the postscript: This book was perhaps the first of its kind in Japan. Recommended!

A near fine softcover book.

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