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Bruno Munari : square, circle, triangle square, circle, triangle

By: Munari, Bruno.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Princeton University Press 2015Description: 285 p. 16 cm.ISBN: 9781616894122 .Contained works: Munari, Bruno | Munari, Bruno. Cerchio. English | Munari, Bruno. Triangolo. English.Subject(s): Form (Aesthetics) | Square | Circle | Triangle | DESIGN / Graphic Arts / IllustrationDDC classification: 701.8 Summary: "In the early 1960's Bruno Munari published his visual case studies on shapes: Circle, Square, and a decade later, Triangle. Using examples from ancient Greece and Egypt as well as works by Buckminster Fuller, Le Corbusier, and Alvar Aalto, Munari invests the three shapes with specific qualities: the circle relates to the Divine, the square signifies safety and enclosure, and the triangle provides a key connective form for designers. For the first time, this trilogy will be published as a single volume, in an affordably-priced paperback that is sure to catch the eye of long-time Munari fans as well as introducing his creative theories to new audiences"--
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Il quadrato ©1960 Bruno Munari. First English edition by Maurizio Corraini s.r.l. 2005. Il cerchio ©1964 Bruno Munari. First English edition by Maurizio Corraini s.r.l. 2006. Il triangolo ©1976 Bruno Munari. First English edition by Maurizio Corraini s.r.l. 2007.

Includes bibliographical referneces (page 284).

"In the early 1960's Bruno Munari published his visual case studies on shapes: Circle, Square, and a decade later, Triangle. Using examples from ancient Greece and Egypt as well as works by Buckminster Fuller, Le Corbusier, and Alvar Aalto, Munari invests the three shapes with specific qualities: the circle relates to the Divine, the square signifies safety and enclosure, and the triangle provides a key connective form for designers. For the first time, this trilogy will be published as a single volume, in an affordably-priced paperback that is sure to catch the eye of long-time Munari fans as well as introducing his creative theories to new audiences"--

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