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Jan Tschichold


German typographer and book designer

“The designer of letters, whether he be a sign painter, a graphic artist or in the service of a type foundry, participates just as creatively in shaping the style of his time as the architect or poet.”

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source: Treasury of Alphabets and Lettering (NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 1995), 13.

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medium: Nonfiction

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