Neue Grafik / New Graphic Design / Graphisme actuel: International Review of graphic design and related subjects edited by LMNV: Richard P. Lohse, Josef Müller–Brockmann, Hans Neuburg and Carlo L. Vivarelli, September 1960. Walter–Verlag AG, Olten, Switzerland. 9.75 x 11, pp. 64 plus covers with German, English and French text.
Published quarterly from 1958-1965 (17 issues, 18 numbers; issue 17/18 was a double issue), Neue Grafik was the most important journal responsible for disseminating contemporary and historical Swiss functional design ideas and philosophies. The journal’s sparse cover, rigorous structure and four-column grid (which extends to the interior pages) is designed entirely of text; meant to inform rather than illustrate the issues content.
Heavily illustrated with noteworthy content: A Training System for the Graphic Designer by Josef Müller–Brockmann, Exhibition “Swiss Design” by Max Bill, The Challenge of Science to Visual Design by Will Burtin, Brochure for the Use of Advertisers by Hans Neuburg, Designing a Chess Book by LMNV, The Vifa book of Color Mixing by Robert Büchler, and Van Insignia by Hans Neuburg. Full-page advertising by Karl Gerstner, Olivetti and others.
A very good plus original periodical with lightly soiled white covers and some wear along the spine and edges with a few creases; mostly to the covers Rare. Single issues available, please reach out if you are in search of a specific issue.