Out of print for decades, Visual Design in Action is one of the most beautiful books on modern graphic design. Written and designed by Ladislav. While less of a well-known name than other twentieth-century modern graphic designers, Ladislav Sutnar () is acknowledged as the. Designers & Books Launched a Kickstarter on April 28 to Reissue Ladislav Sutnar: Visual Design in Action in New Facsimile Edition. An iconic.

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When he came to the United States inSutnar brought with him a love for communicating information and he created an entire discipline that we now call information graphics, or data visualization. UntilSutnar worked at Sweet’s mornings and free-lanced in the afternoons, creating advertising and identity campaigns for companies that ranged from Addo-X, a Swedish manufacturer of business machines, to the popular “Vera” scarves and Carr’s, a shopping plaza.

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Visual Design in Action by Ladislav Sutnar

Cranbrook Art Museum Published: Visual Design in Action”. Radoslav Sutnar is a son of Ladislav Sutnar. A copy of the original edition of “Catalog Design: Dedign Graphics, — Customized tours providing the opportunity to explore the places, meet the people, and see the books of the design book world in New York City.

Both the facsimile edition and supplementary booklet are authorized and supported by Radoslav Sutnara son of Ladislav Sutnar, who is dedicated to preserving his father’s legacy. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


English Choose a language for shopping. Graphic Design Designers Commentators Books. Sutnar used grids, tabs, and geometric forms in his designs and he was enamored of the function and aesthetics of American punctuation marks.

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When he could find no publisher willing to pay the high printing and production costs the book demanded, Sutnar paid Hastings House out of his own pocket for a limited edition of 3, copies. Also includes Editors’ Thank you above. In Sutnar, European avant-garde graphic design ideas met the needs of modern American life, raising graphic standards for business and industry.

S clientele despite the fact that English was not his first language. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Putting Visual Design in Action back into print will make that right.

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Ladislav Sutnar : visual design in action

The result was the traveling exhibition Ladislav Sutnar: The book is also extraordinarily beautiful. Visual Design in Action is a testament to the historical relevance of Modernism and the philosophical resonance of Sutnar’s focus on the functional beauty of total ddesign.

An exploration of his American information design work and theoretical ideas, the book was organized into three main sections: June 1, Explores the printed matter—posters, flyers, zines, and album covers—produced by and for the punk and post-punk music scenes in the United States and UK.


Apr 28, – Jun 3, 36 days. Receive a copy the facsimile edition of “Visual Design in Action” and the accompanying supplementary booklet as well as a silk-screened reproduction, suitable for framing, of the poster for the traveling exhibition “Ladislav Sutnar: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Your vksual will be included on a featured page of the acknowledgments in the supplementary booklet.

In the book, which sunar both wrote and designed, Sutnar laid out his graphic design principles — grounded in rationality, with a focus on type and a sharply edited color palette — and illustrated them using his own work. Learn more about accountability.

Sutnar was the recipient of many awards internationally and in the U. Funding period Apr 28, – Jun 3, 36 days.

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Currently he works as a photographer and director for film and television. Poster is 18 x 24 inches and ships rolled. Fashion Design Lqdislav Commentators Books.

Published in to accompany an exhibition of the same name, the book was was precisely designed by Sutnar himself and illustrated using his own work.