IDEA NO. 323 : Wim Crouwel

Wim Crouwel

Issue number 323 of IDEA magazine is dedicated to the great Wim Courwel with 190 pages featuring his works. New Alphabet is also included.

Special Feature: Wim Crouewel’s adventures into the experimental worlds
Wim Crouwel (born 1928) is of the most influential dutch designers in the 20th century. His typographic designs, envisioned through his unique combination of functionalism and aesthetics, have been influential on designers of younger generations.
This issue of Idea specially devoted its 190 pages to Wim Crouwel’s representative design works, including posters, book designs, logotypes, stamps, typefaces and others. His legendary New Alphabet is also introduced with full details. Two historical essay’s by Crouwel and comments from imporatant design figures are also featured.

Introduction [Japanese Only]

Works of Wim Crouwel:
Poster, Book design, Stamp, Logotype, Typeface, New Alphabet

The WC Alphabets
Text by Sergio Polano, with William Bottin

Type Design for the Computer Age [1970]
Typography: A Technique of Making a Text ¡ÆLegible¡Ç [1977]
Text by Wim Crouwel

Comments on Wim Crouwel
Karel Martens, Hamish Muir, Helmut Schmid, Lars Muller, Wolfgang Weingart, Shigeru Watano, Ian Anderson, Experimental Jetset, David Quay, Tony Brook, Bibliotheque, Bryan Edmondson, Michael C. Place


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