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Current Reading: The Form Of The Book: Jan Tschichold: Essays on the Morality of Good Design

Jan Tschichold was one of the greatest typographers of the 20th century.Jan Tschichold was one of the greatest typographers of the 20th century.

"Perfect typography is certainly the most elusive of all arts. Sculpture in stone alone comes near in obstinacy"

Jan Tschichold

TI Is Mad For: The Steltman chair by Gerrit Rietveld : Recently reissued by Rietveld

Gerrit Rietveld was a principle member of the De Stijl modernist movement in the Netherlands.Gerrit Rietveld was a principle member of the De Stijl modernist movement in the Netherlands.

As you well know TI loves a graphic chair that no-one can really sit on for too long. But there's a lot of pleasure to be had in the looking, no?

Coming Soon

Noise free branding.Noise free branding.

TI DATE: Berluti Cocktail Reception (Miami) : 12.03.13

Berluti will focus on expanding its network of stores, notably including its first Maisons in Paris, London, New York, Shanghai.Berluti will focus on expanding its network of stores, notably including its first Maisons in Paris, London, New York, Shanghai.

The New Digital Narratives of Christophe Jacquet ( alias Toffe)

An aesthetic style that  is the fearless mixture of ‘ugly’ computer default settings set against ‘beautiful’ decorative details.An aesthetic style that is the fearless mixture of ‘ugly’ computer default settings set against ‘beautiful’ decorative details.

There is an accusation floating around (which I imagine will be hotly contended in the trenches of Paris' image trade), which asserts that French culture, due to the Catholic Church's censorship of books during the Counter-Reformation, never really embraced graphic functionality.

Current Viewing:1925, When Art Déco dazzled the world : Cité de l’Architecture (Paris) : Until 17 February 2014

This exhibit traces the genesis and the impact of the 1925 International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts.This exhibit traces the genesis and the impact of the 1925 International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts.

Cultural tourism...the historical flow charts for that probably dates back to the Assyrians,

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