28 september 2011

Scripta manent



This is a book I rescued from the garbage at work. It is a collection of (fake) letterheads printed on 'Bankpost' This book is actually a sample book for stationary paper. The letterheads were designed by 5 famous Dutch Designers from the sixties and seventies such as Wim Crouwel.

In my work as graphic designer I've designed quite a lot of letterheads however they look a lot different from the ones I show here. Office stationary has changed a lot with the use of Word templates. These days most of the effort goes into designing the inprint. And the only design choices I seem make in this proces are 'do I use Verdana or does Arial look more appropiate?' 







 


 




4 opmerkingen:

  1. Lovely book! A reminder of the good old days before the dreaded 'Word' ;)

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  2. Absolutely! Dealing with Word is not my favorite part of my job.

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  3. heel bijzonder, ik ben zo benieuwd wie die andere 4 ontwerpers waren!

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  4. Hoi Gertie, dat ware Theo van Diepen, Jan Begeer (hij gaf dit als opdracht aan studenten van de St. Joost), Roel Knobbe, Jan van Toorn en dus ook Wim Crouwel.

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