Emil Ruder
Niggli, Sulgen, Switzerland, 2009 (7th edition); originally published 1967, English, French, German
Nonfiction, Graphic Design
ISBN: 9783721200430

A basic grammar of typography, now in its eighth printing, that helped spread the tenets of the "Swiss school" of graphic design of which Emil Ruder was a major proponent.

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Ellen Lupton

Ruder’s succinctly titled book embodies the ideals of the Swiss international style in its text, its visual content, and its rigorously structured pages. Whatever your own postmodern proclivities might be, this book endures as a masterpiece of method.

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