Select full page spreads from a 17th century German book on calligraphy entitled The Proper Art of Writing: a compilation of all sorts of capital or initial letters of German, Latin and Italian fonts from different masters of the noble art of writing. Although some can be recognisable as letters, it seems that a penchant for elaborate decoration has made most of them wonderfully illegible.
See more images in the whole book housed in The Public Domain Review Texts collection.
Reuben Negron - This House Of Glass: Tom
Mats Gustafson illustration of Atelier Versace F/W 1997 featured in Vogue Italia
Thomas Maitland Cleland, Grammar of color, 1921. The Strathmore paper company, USA.
Arrangements of papers in a variety of printed color combinations according to the Munsell color system, illustrating the application of the system to work in the graphic arts.
Installation by designers Masakazu Shirane + Saya Miyazaki entitled ‘Wink’ invites visitors to enter the life size kaleidoscope built inside of a 40 ft long shipping container.
Beaded skulls created by Our Exquisite Corpse in collaboration with the Huichol people of Mexico.
Wassily Kandinsky, Small worlds, 1922
Pierre Chareau, furnishing fabric, 1927. France. © V&A
Chareau was a modernist architect who also designed furniture, particularly wood and metal pieces.
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