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art libraries

art libraries  

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Libraries whose primary function is to identify, collect, organize, and provide access to documentary material and literature relating to all aspects of the visual arts, including architecture and ...
Barnett Freedman

Barnett Freedman  

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 (1901–58) English artist and designer.Well known for his lithographic posters for Shell and London Transport, Freedman also designed dust jackets and illustrations (see 16), especially for Faber & ...
billboard

billboard  

The board on which posters, or bills, are pasted. It can also be known as a hoarding or poster site. Billboards can be placed at the side of buildings on a near-permanent basis. They are often used ...
bold face

bold face  

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A heavier form of the standard version of a typeface, having thicker strokes.
Boris Angelushev

Boris Angelushev  

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 (1902–66) Bulgarian artist and illustrator.Graduating from the Academy of Art, Berlin (1928), he developed a realistic style with a strong, expressive manner. His work in book illustration (see 16) ...
broadside

broadside  

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A sheet of paper printed on one side only, forming one large page; a term generally used of ballads, etc., so printed.
colour prints and coloured prints

colour prints and coloured prints  

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From the earliest times woodcuts were issued with bright simple colouring, sometimes applied through stencils. By the Renaissance however, many artists, such as Dürer, abjured colour, while others ...
décollage

décollage  

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(French: unsticking), the opposite of collage. The term was coined by Raymond Hains (1926– ) and Jacques de La Villeglé (1926– ) in the early 1950s, to describe their technique of tearing ...
display type

display type  

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*Typeface(s) used for display text, which in a particular document may differ from the font used for the main body text. A font size larger than that of the body type is normally used, with relative ...
displays

displays  

Any form of merchandising combined with the use of posters, billboards, or other similar formats at trade shows and exhibitions or retail outlets. See media channels.
E. McKnight Kauffer

E. McKnight Kauffer  

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(1890–1954)American designer and painter, active mainly in England. After studying in San Francisco, Chicago, and Paris, he settled in London in 1914. He was a member of Group X, but he virtually ...
ephemera

ephemera  

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Things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time; items of collectable memorabilia, typically written or printed ones, that were originally expected to have only short-term usefulness ...
Ghent University Library

Ghent University Library  

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Founded in 1817 by King William I of The Netherlands as part of the new state university. The library was enriched by gifts and acquisitions, particularly during the librarianship of ...
Great Books of Robert Maynard Hutchins and Mortimer Adler

Great Books of Robert Maynard Hutchins and Mortimer Adler  

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The idea for the Great Books of the Western World emerged from a course taught to Chicago-area business leaders by two University of Chicago faculty members, University President Robert Maynard ...
half-sheet imposition

half-sheet imposition  

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The imposition of the pages of a book or other job for printing either on half a sheet of paper or, more commonly, on a full sheet designed to be ...
Josua Reichert

Josua Reichert  

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 (1937– ) German printer and typographer.A student of Grieshaber, he was influenced by Werkman and by oriental colour schemes. His work includes images composed of enlarged types and monumental ...
lithography

lithography  

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(from Gk. lithos, ‘stone’, and graphein, ‘to write’).The principal technology for printing music and other writings.See printing and publishing of music (2d).
media channels

media channels  

The variety of media used to display advertising, usually in the form of a combination or ‘mix’. The most recent additions to these channels are interactive, involving a two-way exchange between the ...
medical book

medical book  

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The medical book is assumed to be a product of western civilization, successive examples ostensibly chronicling the steady progress of medical knowledge. A less restrictive approach might start with ...
offset

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An alternative term for counterproof; it is also used as an abbreviation for ‘offset lithography’.

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