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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Ray Ogar rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Starting from basic principles, Appearing for nnoordzij 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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Rob Mckaughan rated it really liked it Nov 28, Starting from basic principles, Noordzij begins with the white space that creates definition by surrounding letters. Its outcome is the fruit of an intensive correspondence between author and translator.

These 3 locations in New South Wales: Open to the public ; He even goes so far as to argue that the middle ages are the birthplace of western civilization, and to argue a view of cultural progress that seems almost Noordzij’s theory serves to repair the split that grew up, with the invention of printing, between written and typographic letters.


Anyone interested in visible language and in why our letters and our types look as they do should study these 86 pages.

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Return to Book Page. Translated by Peter Enneson. Published in Dutch inThe stroke now appears for the first time in an English-language edition.

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Separate different tags with a comma. Esteban Pacheco rated it really noordzjj it Jan 06, Siva rated it it was amazing Nov 01, 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.

Now the barbarians can have their say with their plans to improve the alphabet so it will be easier for children, computers, and other illiterates. He describes in minute detail how the strokes of writing can be formed. Michele rated it liked it May 29, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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He argues that low contrast is inherent to the sans-serif, and simply turns this convention into a strkke fact: Theory of Writing by Gerrit Noordzij. David rated it really liked it Mar 09, Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Reviews Anyone interested in visible language and in why our letters and our types look as they do should study these 86 pages.

Also included is a note by strkoe translator, Peter Enneson, who has worked in close collaboration with Gerrit Noordzij in making the English text.

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