Back Cover (Issue 4)
Back Cover is a publication focused on thinking and analyzing graphic design and typography practices and their relationship to the visual arts.
This issue includes: a conversation between Karel Martens and Robin Kinross; Wim Crowel on his discovery of Schiff nach Europa, designed by Karl Gerstner in 1957; the third and last part of the White Night - Before a Manifesto booklet by Metahaven; as well as essays on code publishing in the design process, systematic book design, and a non-nostalgic encounter with modern typography.
Contributors include Catherine de Smet, Robin Kinross, Metahaven, Jost Hochuli, Wim Crouwel, and Roland Früh
Published by B42
First edition, 2011
English and French
60 pages, full-color offset, 7.5 × 11 inches