Vignelli from a to Z.

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Images, 2007 - Design - 194 pages
This superbly presented volume is a treasure trove of the thoughts of internationally acclaimed designers Lella and Massimo Vignelli. For the past ten years, Massimo Vignelli has taught a summer course at the School of Design and Architecture at Harvard on subjects that were initially alphabetised for convenience, but now form the basis of this unprecedented and highly entertaining publication. Beginning with the intriguing 'A for Ambiguity', it continues through the alphabet, describing their approach to subjects as diverse as book design, discipline, furniture, garment design, interior design and lighting, newspapers, packaging and typography; each subject is discussed in detail and accompanied by numerous illustrations that complement the text. It offers a rare insight into the minds of two exceptional modernist designers.

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Ambiguity 16
Discipline 40
Lighting 102

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About the author (2007)

Massimo Vignelli studied architecture in Milan, emigrated to the USA in 1961,

co-founded UNIMARK in 1965. He works as a designer in the areas of graphic

and corporate identity programs, publication designs, architectural graphics, and exhibition,

interior, furniture, and consumer product designs for many leading American

and European companies and institutions. With Lella Vignelli, he established the offices of Vignelli Associates in 1971.

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