Munari's Books: The Definitive Collection of Book Designs by Bruno Munari
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press 2008 Author: Giorgio Maffei ISBN: 9781616893866 Format: Paperback, 286pp, 240x170mm
One of the greatest designers of the twentieth-century - called by Picasso "the Leonardo of our time" - Italian artist and designer Bruno Munari (1901-1998) considered the book the best medium to communicate his visual ideas, showcase his art, and convey his creative spirit.
Munari's Books, is the first English-language monograph to celebrate his remarkable achievements in publishing. It examines in detail his seventy-year legacy in print, from his pioneering work as a graphic designer and collaborations with major publishers, to his experimental visual projects and innovative contributions to the fields of painting, sculpture, design, photography, and teaching.