Beau Geste Press

MA(Res) / University of Reading / Typography and Graphic Communication

Max Bill and Jan Tschichold

Translation to Portuguese of "On Typography", by Max Bill, and Jan Tschichold's reply
"Belief and reality" (texts first published in 1946). Based on the French version.

Essay "Contradiction as a statement".


Vhutemas

Selection and translation to Portuguese of documents of the Russian design school Vhutemas:
letter from Bauhaus students; speech of the director Pavel Novitsky; student's description
of Rodchenko's wood and metal workshop (texts published between 1923-29). Based on the French version.

Introductory text about Vhutemas.


The Deutscher Werkbund

Translation to Portuguese of the dispute between Henry Van de Velde and Hermann Muthesius at the Werkbund Congress (1914)
Based on English and German versions

Introductory text about the Werkbund, Muthesius and Van de Velde.


Design and nationalism

Ongoing research.


Charlotte Perriand

Translation to Portuguese of Charlotte Perriand's manifesto "Wood and metal" (first published in 1919).
Based on the English version.

Introductory text about Charlotte Perriand and short interview with Silvana Rubino.
Based on the English version.






Images on the left (from top to bottom): Japanese Schmuck, 1976, cover by Ay-O, published by Beau Geste Press;
Fluxshoe catalogue, 1972, cover by Felipe Ehrenberg, published by Beau Geste Press;
Journal of Artists' Books n. 41, 2017, cover by Felipe Ehrenberg, edited by Brad Freeman and published by Columbia College Chicago