Edward Johnston: Appearing in Tipografía Laitinoamericana

Clayton, Ewan (2013) Edward Johnston: Appearing in Tipografía Laitinoamericana. In: Tipografía Laitinoamericana. Wolkowicz Editores, South America, pp. 32-43. ISBN 978-987-28453-3-9

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Abstract

Clayton’s chapter, in Spanish, on Edward Johnston, the calligraphic pioneer and designer of the London Underground type, introduces the background to Johnston’s calligraphic theory to a Spanish speaking audience. It also documents the few known facts about Johnston’s early life, he was born in Uruguay in 1872. The chapter forms part of the opening section to the first ever survey of Latin American typography and is itself part of a larger research project exploring the legacy of the calligrapher Edward Johnston.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Design > Calligraphy
Divisions: Creative and Cultural Practices Beacon > Art and Design Workstream
Faculty of Arts Design and Media > Department of Arts and Design
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Depositing User: Ashleigh Little
Date Deposited: 23 May 2013 10:48
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2013 09:36
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/3931

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