Arguing that 'a good piece of lettering is as beautiful a thing to see as any sculpture or painted picture', Eric Gill's opinionated manifesto on typography's place in culture is also a moral treatise celebrating the role of craftsmanship in an industrial age. Gill, a sculptor, engraver, printmaker and creator of many classic typefaces that can be seen around us today, fused art, history and polemic in a visionary work which has been hugely influential on modern graphic design.
How do we see the world around us? This is one of a number of pivotal works by creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision for ever.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 01 / 2014
- 111 x 178mm