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Facsimile reprint of an iconic 1961 book by modernist graphic designer and pioneer of information design Ladislav Sutnar
Facsimile reprint of an iconic 1961 book by modernist graphic designer and pioneer of information design Ladislav Sutnar
Facsimile reprint of an iconic 1961 book by modernist graphic designer and pioneer of information design Ladislav Sutnar
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    EDITORS' THANK YOU: Your name will be included on a special page on the Designers & Books website dedicated to "Visual Design in Action." You will also receive a personal email thank you from the book's editors.

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    EXHIBITION POSTER: A silk-screened reproduction, suitable for framing, of the poster for the 1961 traveling exhibition "Ladislav Sutnar: Visual Design in Action" that was the basis of the book. Poster is 18 x 24 inches and ships rolled.

    * Also includes Editors' Thank You above.

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    EARLY BACKER SPECIAL: Be among the first 500 backers to pledge and receive a copy the facsimile edition of "Visual Design in Action" and the accompanying supplementary booklet. Your name will be included on a featured page of acknowledgments in the supplementary booklet.

    *Also includes Editors' Thank you above.

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    STUDENT SPECIAL: THE BOOK: In celebration of all the design students graduating this month or finishing their semester studies, and as a way to introduce the legacy of Sutnar to the generation of designers being educated in the 21st century - receive a copy of the facsimile edition of "Visual Design in Action" and the accompanying supplementary booklet. Your name will be included on a featured page of the acknowledgments in the supplementary booklet.

    *Also includes Editors' Thank you above.

    OFFER GOOD ONLY FOR GRADUATING AND CURRENT STUDENTS. HONOR SYSTEM, PLEASE.

    *Also includes Editors' Thank you above.

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    THE BOOK: Receive a copy the facsimile edition of "Visual Design in Action" and the accompanying supplementary booklet. Your name will be included on a featured page of acknowledgments in the supplementary booklet.

    *Also includes Editors' Thank you above.

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    BOOK + POSTER: Receive a copy the facsimile edition of "Visual Design in Action" and the accompanying supplementary booklet as well as a silk-screened reproduction, suitable for framing, of the poster for the 1961 traveling exhibition "Ladislav Sutnar: Visual Design in Action" that was the basis of the book.

    *Your name will be included on a featured page of acknowledgments in the supplementary booklet. Also includes Editors' Thank you above.

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    TWO-BOOK SPECIAL: Receive two copies of the facsimile edition of “Visual Design in Action” and the accompanying supplementary booklet.

    You can specify two different names to be included on a featured page of acknowledgments in the supplementary booklet. *Also includes Editors’ Thank you above.

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    PRAGUE EXHIBITION CATALOGUE OF LADISLAV SUTNAR'S WORK: One copy of the out of print exhibition catalogue "Ladislav Sutnar: Prague New York - Design in Action," which accompanied a 2003 retrospective exhibition of Sutnar's work presented by Prague's Museum of Decorative Arts at Prague Castle and includes an essay by Steven Heller. Each catalogue will be personally inscribed to the backer by Steven Heller.

    In addition, receive one copy each of the facsimile edition of "Visual Design in Action," the supplementary booklet with your name on a featured page of acknowledgments, and the reproduction of the 1961 "Visual Design in Action" exhibition poster.

    *Also includes Editors' Thank you above.

    Note: This reward is not included as part of any other reward.

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    PRINT 1 BY LADISLAV SUTNAR: Screenprint created by Ladislav Sutnar in 1963, as part of his series "The Strip Street: Posters Without Words."

    *Also includes all rewards preceding this level.

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    PRINT 2 BY LADISLAV SUTNAR: Screenprint created by Ladislav Sutnar in 1963, as part of his series "The Strip Street: Posters Without Words."

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    ORIGINAL RARE SWEET'S CATALOGUE DESIGNED BY LADISLAV SUTNAR: A copy of the original edition of the Ladislav Sutnar-designed "Catalogue for Honeywell Customized Controls" (Sweet's Catalog Services, c. 1952).

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    ORIGINAL VERY RARE PUBLICATION ON TRANSPORTATION DESIGNED BY LADISLAV SUTNAR: A copy of an original edition of the very rare Ladislav Sutnar-designed publication "Transport: The Next Half Century" (1950, includes a foreword by Buckminster Fuller).

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    ORIGINAL VERY RARE SWEET'S CATALOGUE DESIGNED BY LADISLAV SUTNAR: A copy of the original edition of "Catalog Design: New Patterns in Product Information" designed for Sweet's Catalog Services by Knud Lönberg-Holm and Ladislav Sutnar (1944).

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