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Posted 09.16.10 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Kim Förster: Massimo Vignelli: Oppositions, Skyline and the Institute



Oppositions Books: A Scientific Autobiography, 1982

In 1981, Oppositions Books, after some start-up difficulties, was launched, with MIT Press as publisher. The series included Aldo Rossi's A Scientific Autobiography, the first English edition, commissioned by the Institute. Vignelli developed the book format as a variation of the journal design, with a rather classy approach for the page layout.

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Massimo Vignelli: Oppositions, Skyline and the Institute
On Places, a gallery of Massimo Vignelli's graphic design work for the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, written and curated by Kim Förster.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kim Förster is a doctoral candidate at the ETH in Zurich, where he is working on a history of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies.
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