The Book Jackets Of Ismar David
Ismar David belonged to a group of accomplished calligraphers who established themselves as jacket designers in New York in the 1950s. David's jacket designs are distinguished from other work of the period as powerful and expressive. His style is informed by a thorough mastery of the typographic tradition yet looks remarkably fresh, even today. He combines calligrapher's craft with fine artist's s...
Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press (March 20, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 7045961
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
- 9781933360515 epub
- 978-1933360515 epub
- Misha Beletsky epub
- Misha Beletsky ebooks
- Arts and Photography epub ebooks
Read Letters to a young chef art of mentoring paperback ebook alltabdaikel.wordpress.com Read Rescue princesses 11 the rainbow opal ebook antonioreigimuin.wordpress.com Download Changeling yasmine galenorn pdf at counthirotie.wordpress.com Here The secrets of solace world of solace series pdf link Download Ining our orever pdf at tiosashiabd.wordpress.com Suoku minis Download Little critter just my lost treasure pdf at bidrawgakujor.wordpress.com Here Subjective communication pdf link Read International politics classic and contemporary readings ebook chepenwil.wordpress.com Miss julia weathers the storm
“Misha Beletsky usefully frames this collection of book jackets with a history of their style. Hand-lettered book jackets flowered in 1930s Germany and America, he writes, and Ismar David drew most of these covers in the last phase of their popularity...”
nsibility "to communicate his ideas and his feelings in the service of the book."This book examines the historical context of Ismar David's work including a concise overview of the history of book jacket design in Germany and in the U.S. and describes David's freelance career in publishing. Thirty of his noteworthy jackets are highlighted and discussed. The author argues that the current preference for concept-driven jacket design may eventually give way to another style more closely based on formal craftsmanship that would benefit from Ismar David's legacy.