Friday, January 1, 2010

Ballast Reviews | Avant-Garde Page Design 1900-1950

Jaroslav Andel, Avant-Garde Page Design 1900-1950. NY: Delano Greenidge Editions, 2002. ISBN 0929445090.

Since first seeing this large format, 400-page "museum [of graphic design] without walls," I have persuaded several friends to buy copies for their libraries. It was hardly a challenge to do so, since even the briefest exposure to this rich and wide-ranging selection of more than 460 historic layouts make it an irresistible find. More