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


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

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



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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To hell with passive, inflict your passion on me.

To hell with passive, inflict your passion on me.



Relax. Refresh. Renew. Play. Sing. Laugh. Enjoy. Forgive. Dance. Love. Hug. Share. Kiss. Create. Explore. Hope. Listen. Dare. Trust. Dream. Learn. TODAY!

Relax. Refresh. Renew. Play. Sing. Laugh. Enjoy. Forgive. Dance. Love. Hug. Share. Kiss. Create. Explore. Hope. Listen. Dare. Trust. Dream. Learn. TODAY!



Why, he was so handsome and brave that no one would ever have suspected that he was bookish!

Why, he was so handsome and brave that no one would ever have suspected that he was bookish!



There is only one value to having the look you have when you are young and no value to the look you have when you are older.

There is only one value to having the look you have when you are young and no value to the look you have when you are older.



This is very positive for our community...The educational facilities in our area are enjoying advanced broadband services over a state-of-the-art 4G wireless network

This is very positive for our community...The educational facilities in our area are enjoying advanced broadband services over a state-of-the-art 4G wireless network



It's four in the morning, the end of december I'm writing you now just to see if you're better.

It's four in the morning, the end of december I'm writing you now just to see if you're better.



I began by playing for the biggest club in the Lorraine region, went on to the biggest club in France and ended up with the biggest in the world.

I began by playing for the biggest club in the Lorraine region, went on to the biggest club in France and ended up with the biggest in the world.



In college, my friend Melanie and I used to have weekly Jimmy Stewart viewings, and 'Harvey' seemed to make its way into the rotation an inordinate amount of times.

In college, my friend Melanie and I used to have weekly Jimmy Stewart viewings, and 'Harvey' seemed to make its way into the rotation an inordinate amount of times.



There is no more respected or influential forum in the field of journalism than the New York Times. I look forward, with great anticipation, to contributing to its op-ed page

There is no more respected or influential forum in the field of journalism than the New York Times. I look forward, with great anticipation, to contributing to its op-ed page



My own mother died when I was 10 years old. My folks have told me that what little humor I have comes from her. I can't remember her humor, but I can remember her love and understanding of me.

My own mother died when I was 10 years old. My folks have told me that what little humor I have comes from her. I can't remember her humor, but I can remember her love and understanding of me.




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