Rudolf Koch: Letterer, Type Designer, Teacher
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:Unknown - Oak Knoll Press
By: Gerald Cinamon
This is an important biography on the life and typographical innovations of Rudolf Koch, one of Germany's leading typographers in the early decades of the 20th century. Cinamon, a professional book designer and typographer himself, has captured the essence of this unique man by his excellent research and scholarship. His book as well-illustrated with hundreds of Koch's fonts, typographical designs and his bold use of the wood-cut medium. Many illustrations are seen for the first time in an English language book. This critically acclaimed biography belongs in the library of anyone interested in typography, book design, and calligraphy. Co-published with The British Library.