I found Jost Hochuli’s work while I worked at YouWorkForThem. I kept going back to his typography when I was designing [type] specimens. I wanted them to be like bronze statues, like beautiful architecture, like Jost Hochuli’s books. Because his books truly are masterpieces. In them, everything is carefully considered; from the proportions to pacing to microtypography, everything is balanced to achieve a congruency with meaning. Jost, along with Robin Kinross, has designed and edited several books on books. More recently, Detail In Typography and Designing books: practice and theory.
February 8, 2011