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Book - 2018
"Since its inception, the field of graphic design--whose primary aim is visual communication--has struggled between two contradictory poles: design resulting from a rigorous, fixed set of rules, and design that expresses the hand of the artist....
This text provides a fascinating survey of the subject from its earliest origins to the present day. Examples of scripts - kufic, thuluth, naskhi and maghribi among others - are shown in a series of photographs of manuscript pages, and paintings.