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«Облик книги» объединяет важнейшие эссе Чихольда — сюда не вошли только те статьи, в которых Чихольд выступал против временных заблуждений в типографике. Сборник помогает понять, почему столь многие книги выглядят уродливо, и по-настоящему оценить редкие, поистине прекрасно выполненные издания. Поэтому он будет интересен типографам, издателям и дизайнерам, а также всем чит ...more
Hardcover, 225 pages
Published February 20th 2013 by Москва: Издательство Студии Артемия Лебедева (first published January 1st 1975)
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Angelo Giardini
Nov 14, 2014 marked it as partially-read  ·  review of another edition
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Livro de ensaios sobre estética do livro extremamente técnicos. Provavelmente guarda maior interesse para os que trabalham com design e edição.
Kathy Davie
Jun 20, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Non-fictional collection of essays that discuss typography and book layout.

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Oh my god, what a pretentious twit! Albeit one with a lovely gift for words, so flowery in his discourse on the beauty of book layouts. I couldn't decide if I was reading a critique on book construction or wine.
Harmony is determined by relationships or proportions. Proportions are hidden everywhere: in the capaciousness of the margins, in the reciprocal relationships to each other of all four margins on the page o
Nov 02, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Jan Tschichold's argument runs like this. Good typography should be invisible. It becomes invisible by being tasteful. What is good taste, exactly? Oh, well, you can't argue about it. That would be bad taste, you see. Why, YES, good taste does happen to exactly line up with the the taste of the egoless master typograsphy JAN TSCHICHOLD.

Incredibly pompous load of bullshit. My favourite part is when Tschichold compare the quarto and octavo formats to men and women. The proportions between them ar
Anton Shanaurin
Jan 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Давно хотел прочесть эту книгу, буквально с момента её выхода в свет. Примерно из тех же побуждений хочу когда-нибудь приобрести Кристофера Александера "Язык шаблонов. Города. Здания. Строительство". Вообще я люблю читать профессионалов, влюбленных в своё дело, а в случае с этой книгой это и познавательно, хоть и поверхностно, в плане истории книгопечатания, и полезно, так как местами пересекается с моей профессиональной деятельностью, хоть и вскользь. Можно спорить с высказываемыми автором мысл ...more
Viviana Barocco
Libro che ogni grafico dovrebbe aver letto e meditato.
Leggendolo si comprende l'importanza del rigore nel lavoro. Le regole da conoscere non sono molte e soprattutto sono immutate da secoli: formato dei libri (e brochure), proporzioni dei margini, disposizione del testo nella pagina. La creatività va messa nel rappresentare i contenuti, non in discutibili impaginazioni di fantasia: "apprendisti ciabattini" e "figli di puttana" NON si devono vedere in un buon lavori di grafica (= le righe che gia
Jan 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who was considering studying typography and book design.

Whist some of the methods in book production are obviously outdated, there are parts that are still very current and should be taken into consideration by modern designers. (Particularly the size of book formats and the color of paper used.)

This book is a collection of Tschichold's essays that were written between the 1930s up to the 1970s; originally written in German and later translated in
On the subject of the book page and its type area, there are some pages of quite mathematical minutiae, but this supports the overall impression one gains that the secret of typographical success – as with so much else – lies in the details. He loves the finer points of design and book production, and there are eloquent passages on the spacing of ellipses, the thickness of an em-dash, the positioning of illustrations, and – two of his pet hates – white paper and the design of book jackets.

For th
Aug 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Небольшая, но шикарная книга для графических дизайнеров. Она рассказывает об искусстве оформления книги. Настоящее удовольствие для тех, кто понимает (в буквальном смысле). Если вы не собираетесь в ближайшие годы верстать книгу, то можно не читать, но если вы желаете расширить свой дизайнерский кругозор, то обязательно стоит обратиться к этому изданию. ИЗДАЛовские книги, как всегда, шикарно оформлены и напечатаны.
Mar 17, 2013 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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The true garment of the book is its cover; the jacket is merely the raincoat.
Oruç Gazi  Kutluer
This is Bible of Design..
Oct 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Очень полезная книга для всех, кто работает с оформлением текстов.
Tim Martin
Mar 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolute classic - seminal by the master of the art ...
Leonard Houx
Detailed advice on book design from the one of the masters.
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