Out of print for decades, Visual Design in Action is one of the most beautiful books on modern graphic design. Written and designed by Ladislav. While less of a well-known name than other twentieth-century modern graphic designers, Ladislav Sutnar () is acknowledged as the. Designers & Books Launched a Kickstarter on April 28 to Reissue Ladislav Sutnar: Visual Design in Action in New Facsimile Edition. An iconic.

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The goal of the Kickstarter is to fund production of a perfect replica, including the exceptional printing and production values, of the original book, which uses varied papers to enhance color and differentiate laidslav. He is the author or coauthor of over books on design and popular culture, including biographies of Paul Rand and Alvin Lustig.

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Printed as a special, oversized, page color newspaper, the catalogue has been published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name, curated by Andrew Blauvelt, on view at the Cranbrook Art Museum through October 7, Visual Design and Action, showing book cover drsign.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Sutnar used grids, tabs, and geometric forms in his designs and he was enamored of the function and aesthetics of American punctuation marks.

We’re eager to make this book available once again to an audience that, like Ladislav Sutnar, believes sutnra design as “a convincing statement of visual or tactile delight and functional effectiveness.


Due to actiin many requests we received, it is going to be reprinted. Ladislav Sutnar at Sweet’s Catalog Service, with the company logo he redesigned in the background, ca.

In the book, which he both wrote and designed, Sutnar laid out his graphic design principles — grounded in rationality, with a focus on type and a sharply edited color palette — and illustrated them using his own work. While less of a well-known name than other twentieth-century modern graphic designers, Ladislav Sutnar is acknowledged as the father of what today is called information graphics.

Cover of Ladislave Sutnar: Jewelry Design Designers Commentators Books. Facsimile reprint of an iconic book by modernist graphic designer and pioneer of information design Ladislav Sutnar. Graphic Design Designers Commentators Books. Accompanying the facsimile will be a supplementary booklet that sets Sutnar in context and sheds new light on the designer through previously unpublished archival photographs, correspondence, and other materials. When he came to the United States inZction brought with him a love for communicating information and he created an entire discipline that we now call information graphics, or data visualization.

Also includes Editors’ Thank you above. Currently he works as a photographer and director desin film and television. Explores the printed matter—posters, flyers, zines, and album covers—produced by and for the punk and post-punk music scenes in the United States and UK. When he could find no publisher willing to pay the high printing and production costs the book demanded, Sutnar paid Hastings House out of his own pocket for a limited edition of 3, copies.

Cover of original “Visual Design in Action”.

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His work was so clearly organized ladisav structured that he was able to communicate them to a U. Visual Design in Action” Urban Design Designers Commentators Books.

Sutnar was fascinated with American punctuation marks. Reward no longer available 2 backers. Spread from “Ladislav Sutnar: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Visual Design in Action Prague – New York, ” ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Write a customer review. One copy of the out of print exhibition catalogue “Ladislav Sutnar: Read more Read less.

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We hope you’ll be able to join us at one or both of these events. Included is a preface by Mildred Constantinethen an associate curator at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, who wrote of the all-encompassing quality of Sutnar’s design: Visual Design in Action,” With our editorial team’s extensive background in illustrated books — writing, designing, and producing them — the full support of Sytnar Sutnar’s son Radoslav, and the expertise of the head of a major design book publisher experienced in fine desihn, we foresee very little ladispav for our backers if this project is successfully funded.