Herbert Bayer: Inspiration and Process in Design

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Herbert Bayer was one of the most influential graphic designers of the twentieth century, with a prolific career spanning more than six decades. As a student and teacher at the Bauhaus, he used geometry, photomontage, functional analysis, and simplified typography to forge a new approach to graphic design. This book explores the evolution of Bayer's design process, from his student works featuring hand lettering to mechanically printed typography and hyperreal photo illustrations.The poetic and striking works are drawn from the Merrill C. Berman Collection and the collection of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, among others. Many have never been published before or appear in color for the first time here.
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Herbert Bayer was one of the most influential graphic designers of the twentieth century, with a prolific career spanning more than six decades. As a student and teacher at the Bauhaus, he used geometry, photomontage, functional analysis, and simplified typography to forge a new approach to graphic design. This book explores the evolution of Bayer's design process, from his student works featuring hand lettering to mechanically printed typography and hyperreal photo illustrations.The poetic and striking works are drawn from the Merrill C. Berman Collection and the collection of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, among others. Many have never been published before or appear in color for the first time here.
  • Author
    Ellen Lupton
  • Publisher
    Moleskine Editions
  • Release
    October 2020
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    144 pages. 200 ills. 12.7 x 21 cm
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