Archive for the ‘EDUCATION’ Category
HOE MEN HET ABC BEGEERDE EN LEERDE
When you find a book with type and peculiar illustrations, its just unavoidable that as a designer you will just have to have it.
DES ENFANTS SAGES
If you enjoy going to second hand markets, then the one in Lille is worth a visit, its once a year during the first week of September. I found this book sandwiched between some moldy National Geographics. I have never seen a wooden book before. Its poor condition was even more of a reason to rescue it.
TRAVELS IN HYPERREALITY
I have had this book so many years that i don’t remember reading it anymore. Maybe this is a good reminder that its about that time to reread it.
HARRY G. FRANKFURT
Sometimes you have to buy a book because of its title, and then be happily surprised that its not such a bad read after all.
MARCUS AURELIUS MEDITATIONS
PENGUIN BOOKS GREAT IDEAS
This is a series of books that is worth having, not only for its carefully selected content but for its beautiful covers. This was the first one I was given, I think it was at a time I was changing jobs. It was quite a serious read.
THE ELEMENTS OF TYPOGRAPHIC STYLE
I reread this book because we were going to interview Robert Bringhurst for Typeradio. I should read it every year. After meeting him in person I was in awe, and he has a beautiful voice – think Johnny Cash ‘The man comes round’.