Acquired: at the Museum Bellerive in Zürich recently, the catalogue for Typotecture: Typography as Architectural Imagery, an exhibition at the Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, 2000 . Great collection of posters, wide-ranging in provenance and subject matter but all concerning typography "being able to subject itself to gravity and acquire a physical presence, to expand into a space and come closer to architectural form". Includes an essay by curator Andres Janser. Features work by Max Huber, Michael Bierut, Ivan Chermayeff, Mihaly Biró, Claude Luyet, Tomoko Miho, Mirko Ilic, and many others. Ten representative pages below [click for close-ups, at this Flickr set].
Related: Kapitaal; Alex Gopher’s The Child
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