The aim of every typographic work - the delivery of a message in the shortest, most efficient manner.
Check all other quotes by Jan Tschichold
Want to display this quote image on your website or blog? Simply copy and paste the below code on your website/blog.Embed:
Format of this image is jpg. The width and height of image are 1200 and 630, repectively. This image is available for free to download.
Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:
MLA Style Citation
"Jan Tschichold Quotes." Quoteslyfe.com, 2023. Sun. 28 May. 2023. <https://www.quoteslyfe.com/quote/The-aim-of-every-typographic-work-the-690099>.
Other quotes of Jan Tschichold
Perfect typography is certainly the most elusive of all arts. Sculpture in stone alone comes near it in obstinacy.
Asymmetry is the rhythmic expression of funtional design. In addition to being more logical, asymmetry has the advantage that its complete appearance is far more optically effective than symmetry.
Perfect typography is more a science than an art.
Readers want what is important to be clearly laid out; they will not read what is too troublesome.
My errors were more fertile than I ever imagined.
Asymmetry is the rhythmic expression of functional design.
The book designer strives for perfection; yet every perfect thing lives somewhere in the neighborhood of dullness and is frequently mistaken for it by the insensitive.
Standardization, instead of individualization. Cheap books, instead of private press editions. Active literature, instead of passive leather bindings.
Other quotes you may like
To invest your time is to convert it into some products that could benefit humanity.
You're beautiful, Jenna. i'm a man and I'm afraid to admit when I'm lucky enough to look at someone as beautiful as you.
I loved him, more than anything else in the world and that when he was away it was hard to breath and that I couldn't go through a single second without thinking about him.
Every time a man smiles and much more when he laughs it adds something to his fragment of life.
Men are mistaken in thinking themselves free; their opinion is made up of consciousness of their own actions, and ignorance of the causes by which they are determined.
God often uses a man or several different men to impact your life with the anointing of the Holy Spirit.
I guess I am famous in a way. I would rather consider it recognizable - I think that is more logical. I don't feel famous.
The universe is just a big Xerox machine. It simply produces copies of your thoughts.
A blanket attempt to avoid mistakes is the biggest mistake of all.
The Russians have turned out to be the largest divided nation in the world nowadays. Is that not a problem?