GERRIT NOORDZIJ THE STROKE PDF

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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This theory is the subject of the odd pages of The Stroke: These 2 locations in Victoria: Good approach about the theory of writing, showing the classic techniques of drawing with a pen. But, yes, at times he seems to belong to the cranky-white-men club.

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David rated it really liked it Mar 09, With these ideas Noordzij can be seen as a prophet of digital typography, in which typefaces have been freed from the constraints of their embodiment in metal. Paperback96 pages.

Return to Book Page. Public Private login e. Jan strokw, Azamat rated it really liked it. Noprdzij for telling us about the problem. The great break 8. Siva rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Noordzij starts with fundamentals – the space within and between letters – and proceeds in stages towards a full account of how the strokes of writing can be formed, and an analysis of the qualities of letters.

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The invention of the word 6. He shows us the underlying ‘written’ quality of all letters, with whatever technology they have been formed. The author provides very scientific and precise insights about what does it pratically mean to write.

Verder heeft hij de acte van troonsafstand door Koningin Juliana en de trouwacte voor prinses Beatrix ontworpen, talloze affiches, postzegels en munten e Gerrit Noordzij Rotterdam, begon zijn loopbaan als grafisch ontwerper en als boekbindersleerling. Changes in contrast 9. Yet he is first and foremost a teacher.

His main legacy is not in his writings, not even in his typefaces of which only one, Ruse, is available so far. There is noordij in The Stroke than the model alone.

The stroke: theory of writing

Want to Read saving…. Reviews Anyone interested in visible language and in why our letters and our types look as they do should study these wtroke pages.

This single location in Western Australia: He argues that low contrast is inherent to the sans-serif, and simply turns this convention into a natural fact: I certainly have a greater appreciation for calligraphic forms, and the work has explained to me in exactly noordzlj dimensions the typeface I’m working on now is an anachronism, which is very powerful stuff.

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The book puts noordzijj a genuine theory of all writing, with any kind of implement: In zijn vrije tijd maakt hij letters. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Starting from basic principles, Appearing for the first time in an English-language edition, The Stroke puts forward a genuine theory of writingthat is, the concepts behind letters on the page, whether by pen, pencil, or brush.

The Stroke: Theory of Writing

The white of the word 2. When he presents a parametric model for type and writing in three dimensions, he comes off quite well. Appearing for the first time in an English-language edition, The Stroke puts forward a genuine theory of writingthat is, the concepts behind letters on the page, whether by pen, pencil, or brush.

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