Emigre 70: Design-History 1984 – 2005

20.08.2009 Design Misc #Books

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Emigre war eins der einflussreichsten Design-Mags ever, das seine Publikation im Jahr 2005 leider einstellte. Jetzt, vier Jahre danach, haben sie aus ihrem Back-Katalog endlich ein Buch gebacken.

This book, designed and edited by Emigre co-founder and designer Rudy VanderLans, is a selection of reprints, using original digital files, tracing Emigre's development from its early bitmap design days in the late 1980s through to the experimental layouts that defined the so called "Legibility Wars" of the late 1990s, to the critical design writing of the early 2000s.

Emigre No.70 is a must have book for those who missed out on all the excitement the first time around and for those who have been long time Emigre fans alike. Any graphic design library would be incomplete without it.

Featuring interviews with, among others, The Designers Republic, Allen Hori, Rick Valicenti, Vaughan Oliver, Mr. Keedy, Ed Fella, and essays by Lorraine Wild, Anne Burdick, Zuzana Licko, Kenneth FitzGerald, Andrew Blauvelt, Kalle Lasn, Rick Poynor and many more.

Emigre No.70: The Look Back Issue – Celebrating 25 Years in Graphic Design (via Kottke)