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ARMENIAN DESIGN: The Art of Letter-Type. 120 Tables of Armenian Decorative Types. Տառարվեստ։ Հայկական գեղարվեստական տառատեսակների 120 տախտակ. Искусство шрифта: 120 таблиц армянского художественного шрифта Zoom



ARMENIAN DESIGN: The Art of Letter-Type. 120 Tables of Armenian Decorative Types. Տառարվեստ։ Հայկական գեղարվեստական տառատեսակների 120 տախտակ. Искусство шрифта: 120 таблиц армянского художественного шрифта



A classic work on modern Armenian typography was published in 1984 in Yerevan by a famous Armenian architect Fred Africkian.




Author: Fred AFRICKIAN (Ֆրեդ Աֆրիկյան, born 1937).
Place and Year: Yerevan: Սովետական գրող 1984.
Technique:
Code: 67237

Large 4°. 139 pp. printed in black and pink, orange linen binding with gilt embossed titles on the covers and on the spine, original orange dust jacket with gilt embossed title, pink endpapers (Very Good, dust jacket and linen cover with minor staining, corners slightly scuffed, old collector’s stamp on endpaper).

 

A beautifully designed work in Russian, English and Armenian language, includes about 150 types of contemporary Armenian script, made by a Yerevan-based architect Fred Africkian. The types are printed in black and pink and include clear modern forms as well as elaborate calligraphy. Fred AFRICKIAN. Ֆրեդ Աֆրիկյան (born 1937) is one of the most renovated Armenian architects and designers of the 20th century, who helped recognizing Armenian architecture in the world.

The book comes from a library of an Armenian author and researcher Levon Mikirtitchian (Lewon Mkrtchʻean), active in Munich in the second half of the 20th century.

We could trace four examples on Worldcat (Universitätsbibliothek Bern, Bibliotheek UvA/HvA, LIBRIS – Stockholm, University of Toronto Robarts Library).

References: OCLC 185457731, 65705086 and 609745588.

€450.00