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The aim of every typographic work - the delivery of a message in the shortest, most efficient manner.


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White space is to be regarded as an active element, not a passive background.

White space is to be regarded as an active element, not a passive background.



Perfect typography is certainly the most elusive of all arts. Sculpture in stone alone comes near it in obstinacy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

My errors were more fertile than I ever imagined.



Asymmetry is the rhythmic expression of functional design.

Asymmetry is the rhythmic expression of functional design.



The works of 'abstract' art are subtle creations of order out of simple contrasting elements.

The works of 'abstract' art are subtle creations of order out of simple contrasting elements.



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.

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.

Standardization, instead of individualization. Cheap books, instead of private press editions. Active literature, instead of passive leather bindings.





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