An illustrated adventure into the inventive probabilities of brand new layout, by way of the enfant terrible of Italian artwork and layout for many of the 20th century

A Penguin Classic

Bruno Munari was once a few of the such a lot inspirational designers of all time, defined by way of Picasso as “the brand new Leonardo.” Munari insisted that layout be gorgeous, useful and obtainable, and this enlightening and extremely exciting guide units out his concepts approximately visible, picture and commercial layout and the function it performs within the gadgets we use on a regular basis. Lamps, street indicators, typography, posters, kids’s books, promoting, vehicles and chairs—those are simply one of the vital topics to which he turns his illuminating gaze.