Collecting Graphic Design: The Archiving of the Visual | Jens Müller
The 10th release in Optik Books handsomely published 'A5' series (print run 1000 copies) presents ten specialized graphic design archives and collections from across the globe.
Curators and collectors, from both traditional institutions and private initiatives, present and discuss their favorite exhibits and highlights from their collections and report on their work in in-depth interviews. The book presents collections and archives from Berlin, Buenos Aires, Milan, Paris, San Francisco, and Tokyo, with an appendix featuring more than 60 other international collections in brief.
Featured Collections: Graphic Design Documentation Center of Aiap · Milan, Italy / Canada Modern · Mono, Ontario, Canada / DNP Graphic Design Archives · Tokyo, Japan / IDA Foundation · Buenos Aires, Argentina / Sammlung Grafikdesign Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin · Berlin, Germany / Letterform Archive · San Francisco, USA / Rochester Institute of Technology · Rochester, New York, USA / Serge Ricco · Paris, France / Swiss Graphic Design Foundation · Winterthur, Switzerland / A5 Sammlung · Düsseldorf, Germany