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Vignelli: From A to Z Slipcase Edition

Vignelli: From A to Z Slipcase Edition
Vignelli: From A to Z Slipcase Edition
Vignelli: From A to Z Slipcase Edition
Vignelli: From A to Z Slipcase Edition
Vignelli: From A to Z Slipcase Edition
Vignelli: From A to Z Slipcase Edition
Vignelli: From A to Z Slipcase Edition
Vignelli: From A to Z Slipcase Edition

This superbly presented volume is a treasure trove of the thoughts of internationally acclaimed designers Lella and Massimo Vignelli. For the past ten years, Massimo Vignelli has taught a summer course at the School of Design and Architecture at Harvard on subjects that were initially alphabetised for convenience, but now form the basis of this unprecedented and highly entertaining publication.


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Overview

This superbly presented volume is a treasure trove of the thoughts of internationally acclaimed designers Lella and Massimo Vignelli. For the past ten years, Massimo Vignelli has taught a summer course at the School of Design and Architecture at Harvard on subjects that were initially alphabetised for convenience, but now form the basis of this unprecedented and highly entertaining publication. Beginning with the intriguing 'A for Ambiguity', it continues through the alphabet, describing their approach to subjects as diverse as book design, discipline, furniture, garment design, interior design and lighting, newspapers, packaging and typography; each subject is discussed in detail and accompanied by numerous illustrations that complement the text. It offers a rare insight into the minds of two exceptional modernist designers.

Limited edition in red slipcase.

First published in Australia in 2007 by The Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd. (ISBN 978 1 86470 176); first U.S. edition published by RIT Press in 2017.

Details

Publisher: RIT Press (07/2017)
ISBN-13: 978-1-939125-47-7
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 196
Illustrations: 350, mostly color
Size: 6.5 x 8.5 in.
Shipping Weight: 1.6lb

Table of Contents

Introduction  8

Ambiguity  16
Books  18
Chromotype  28
Discipline  40
Education  41
Furniture  44 
Garments 
60
Helvetica/History  80/84
Interiors  86
Lighting  102
Magazines  106
Newspapers  115
Objects  128
Packaging/Products  146/156
Quality  158
Responsibility  162
Structure/Style  176/182
Typography  183
Universities  188
Vignelli  190
Z...  19

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