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(2018 REPRINT) -- There is probably no other country that boasts a type design culture as dense as the Netherlands. Considering the small geographical size of the country, the contribution of the Dutch to the development of type and typography has been phenomenal. In "Dutch Type", Jan Middendorp presents a comprehensive overview of type design and lettering in the Netherla ...more
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Published June 1st 2004 by 010 Uitgeverij
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Do you want to know why the Dutch have been the top typedesigners for the last 300 years? Read this book.

Do you want to get design inspiration (whether you be graphic, type, or any other designer)? Read this book.

Do you want to understand what makes a well shaped letter? Read this book.

Do you want to see how different artistic mentalities and thinking styles have shaped the outputs of great artists and designers? Read this book.

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