Jérôme Peignot
Imprimerie nationale, Paris, 1993, French
Nonfiction, Graphic Design
ISBN: 9782110812728

Jérôme Peignot (b, 1926), a French poet, novelist, and typography authority and the grandson of Georges Peignot, who headed the type foundry Deberny & Peignot, in this book explores concrete or visual poetry formed by the design of words and other typographic symbols, which he calls “Typoésie” (Typoetry), in the work of Piet Zwart, Herb Lubalin, and others.

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Massimo Pitis

From the calligram to concrete poetry, from design to art, this book collects hundreds of very good examples of great typography. Designed by Massin, it’s a book Herbert Spencer might have done after his experience as editor of the design journal Typographica.

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