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Typographie = by Emil Ruder
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it was amazing

WOW!, a great local designer mentioned Emil Ruder as his favourite designer/typographer on a small conversation we had. The name remained on my mind and a couple of days later I found information about Ruder on a Design's History website (Design is History - Emil Ruder).

I've understood how type works thanks to some books on the subject, but I've been never been exposed to such a clear and deep discourse on proportions, contrast, typographical shades, colour, rhythm and some more related techniques for setting type. This is a must and an eye-opener for anyone interested on Swiss and modernist Design.

You can buy a copy directly from the publisher (Niggli), or you can try catching one on eBay and save a couple of bucks. Do yourself a favour and BUY THIS BOOK!
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Reading Progress

August 29, 2015 – Started Reading
August 29, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
August 29, 2015 – Shelved
September 16, 2015 –
page 157
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September 18, 2015 – Finished Reading

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