The Modernist 44: Layout
The Modernist 44: Layout
The Modernist

The Modernist 44: Layout

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With this issue, The Modernist team are exploring the idea of LAYOUT and how modernism has sought - with varying degrees of success - to bring clarity and coherence to our lives via the use of good design and no small amount of ‘rules’.

"Design purists will often speak of 'the rules’. After all, what are we without rules? These are what separate us from beasts. However, breaking the rules is sometimes just as crucial. In this issue, as well as celebrating not only those who followed the rules but some that were responsible for writing them, we also consider those who have shown little regard for the rules, those who definitely did not colour in within the lines.

Within the realms of graphic design, Ian McLaren talks about his time designing Pelican book covers in the 1960s and 70s, whilst Alex Cameron looks at."

‘The Debate’ between two opposing ideologies of Dutch graphic design from Wim Crouwel and Jan Van Toorn.

72 pages

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