The Stroke. Theory of Writing. Gerrit Noordzij With The Stroke, Noordzij can be seen as a prophet of digital typography committed to freeing. The Stroke by Gerrit Noordzij: Gerrit Noordzij’s powerful and analytical text, illustrated with his own diagrams and examples, presents a genuine theory of writing. “The stroke is the most concise and powerful statement of Gerrit Noordzij’s theory of writing. First published in Dutch in , it appears here for the first time in.
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The Stroke: Theory of Writing by Gerrit Noordzij
Paperback96 pages. Lists with This Book. He argues that low contrast is inherent to the sans-serif, and simply turns this convention into a natural fact: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It might have lasted longer, and made more sense, had other writings by Noordzij been available in English.
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Born in Rotterdam inGerrit Noordzij has worked as a typographer, calligrapher, researcher, stone carver, historian and type designer.
Separate different tags with a comma. His main legacy is not in his writings, not even in his typefaces of which only one, Ruse, is available so far.
The Stroke: Theory of Writing
A few witty reflections about letters construction and cursive evolution. Eye, the international review of graphic design, ghe a quarterly printed magazine about graphic design and visual culture. Along the way, there are reflections on history and culture, and remarks on method. Then, using simple geometrical concepts, he describes in minute detail how the strokes of writing can be formed.
Appearing for the first time in an English-language edition, The Stroke puts forward a genuine theory of writingthat is, the concepts behind letters on the page, whether by pen, pencil, or brush. Nigel Ewan rated it really liked it Mar 25, Login to add to list. It is available from all good design bookshops and online at the Eye shopwhere you can buy subscriptions and single issues.
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Brook rated it stroe liked it Feb 24, This circle-game is not played in the study, but rather in the workshop. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Noordzij comes off as an insane ideologue at times, and a genius at others. Here he uses simple geometrical concepts to underpin his descriptions.