Karl Gerstner’s work is a milestone in the history of design. Designing Programmes is one of his most important works: in four essays, the author provides a basic. Designing Programmes has 29 ratings and 0 reviews. Karl Gerstnera (TM)s work is a milestone in the history of design. One of his most important works is. Karl Gerstner and Design Programmes. Karl Gerstner was born in Basel, Switzerland in His life was divided between being a painter and a graphic .

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Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. The design of the book is traditional Swiss Modern — immaculately typeset and laid out on a consistent 2-column grid, a single type family [Akzidenz-grotesk] set with a minimum of scale and weight changes.

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Designing Programmes

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Gerstner used a complex grid to accommodate the varying proportions of the work reproduced and he ranged the text left, unjustified, — a novelty attacked by some of the pioneers.

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One of his most important works is Designing Programmes, which is presented here in a new edition of the original publication. Denise Gonzales Crisp is currently reading it Jan 12, Another combinatorial exercise blandly assumes that all design elements are distinguishable as in “a-d-b-e-c”. Watch list is full.

A detailed analysis of Gerstner’s design methodolgies including: Want to Read saving…. Description Karl Gerstner’s work is a milestone in the history of design.

Greg marked it as to-read Sep 10, As an element of their typographic grids as well as their paintings, both Bill and Lohse used the dwsigning.


Programme as Typeface, Typography, Picture, Method. Instead of set kal, the method suggests a model for design in the early days of the computer era.

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