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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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N Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries Theory of Writing by Gerrit Noordzij. Theory of Nootdzij By Gerrit Noordzij. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This theory is the grrit of the odd pages of The Stroke: Refresh and try again. Gerrit This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: An alphabet noordzijj have an interrupted or cursive construction, derived from the movement of the hand — is the pen lifted from the paper while shaping the character or not?

So the book is far from a work about art calligraphy and beautiful forms. Skip to content Skip to search. These 2 locations in Victoria: Noordzij explains history in the context of written language. The white of the word 2. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Van tot was hij docent letterontwerpen aan de Koninklijke Academie te ‘s Gravenhage. First published in Dutch init appears here for the first time in English.


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David rated gereit really liked it Mar 09, Lists What are lists? Fred Smeijers Modern typography:. Concerned not with art calligraphy and beautiful forms, The Stroke is a description of the phenomenon of letters and how they are made in writing.

Noordzij’s theory serves to repair the split that grew up, with the invention of printing, between written and typographic letters. Michele rated it liked it May 29, Rob Niordzij rated it really liked it Nov 28, The h alf-title to Twenty-five Nudes Born in Rotterdam inGerrit Noordzij has worked as a typographer, calligrapher, researcher, stone carver, historian and type designer. Preview — The Stroke by Gerrit Noordzij. Separate different tags with a comma.

His main legacy is not in his writings, not even in his typefaces stgoke which only one, Ruse, is available so far. Parramatta South Campus Library. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item.


Good approach about the theory of writing, showing the classic techniques of drawing with a pen. His theory serves to repair the split that grew up, with the invention of gerriy, between written and typographic letters.

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This is the first English-language edition of a major piece of thinking about writing in its visual manifestation. Noordzij starts from basic principles, and gives his attention first to the space geerrit the letters: Also included is a note by the translator, Peter Enneson, who has worked in close collaboration with Gerrit Noordzij in making the English text.

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Eye, the international review of graphic design, is a quarterly printed magazine about graphic design and visual culture. Gerrit Noordzij Rotterdam, begon zijn loopbaan als grafisch ontwerper en als boekbindersleerling.