Grafica della strada : the signs of Italy
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Published
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©2014.
Status
Central - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
686.22 FILI

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Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
264 pages : illustrations ; 18 x 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781616892692, 1616892692

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For more than three decades, renowned graphic designer and self-described Italophile Louise Fili has traveled the cities and countryside of Italy cataloging the work of sign craftsmen in whose hands type takes on new life with a tantalizing menu of styles. Classical, eclectic, or Futurist; in gold leaf, marble, brass, wood, wrought iron, enamel, ceramic, or neon; painted, carved, inlaid, etched, tiled, or stenciled-- the creative possibilities are endless. Grafica della Strada is Fili's photographic diary of hundreds of Italy's most inventive restaurant, shop, hotel, street, and advertising signs. A major influence on Fili's own work, many of these marvels of vernacular design live on solely in this book, a typographic love letter to Italy that will be an inspiration to designers and Italophiles everywhere.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Fili, L. (2014). Grafica della strada: the signs of Italy (First edition.). Princeton Architectural Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fili, Louise. 2014. Grafica Della Strada: The Signs of Italy. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fili, Louise. Grafica Della Strada: The Signs of Italy New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Fili, Louise. Grafica Della Strada: The Signs of Italy First edition., Princeton Architectural Press, 2014.

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