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By Kiyoshi Takahashi

Collection of 850 accurately drawn calligraphic components recollects the spirit of 18th-century pen flourishing. soft scrolls, swirls, frames, borders, cartouches and different layout components are compatible to any variety of advertisement and craft makes use of, and are simply usable and copyright-free. Publisher's notice.

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Much of the charm of this style of calligraphy lies in its elegant decoration, with lovely swirls and curlicues. Adapting such material to contemporary design projects often requires major surgery involving cutting and painstaking retouching. Creating this sort of calligraphic ornament for a particular purpose takes special skill, infinite patience and more time than most artists can spare. Kiyoshi Takahashi, a New York-based designer, created the hundreds of designs in this book to meet the recurring needs of his own studio and of others in his profession for precisely rendered, readily usable calligraphic ornament for packaging, publications and similar applications.

Takahashi was born in Manchuria, then a Japanese province, in 1940. His family returned to Japan after the war and he lived there until 1966, when he came to the United States to study graphic design at the New York Phoenix School of Design (later absorbed by Pratt Institute). Mr. , where his responsibilities included general design, packaging and typography. , which has published his Modern Monograms (reprinted by Dover in 1985, 24788-0) and his Etcetera Graphic Devices and Sports Graphic Devices (both distributed by Van Nostrand Reinhold Company).

Courier Corporation, the manufacturer of this book, owns the Green Edition Trademark. com to see a detailed account of the environmental savings we’ve achieved over the life of this book. Copyright © 1983 by Kiyoshi Takahashi. All rights reserved. , in 1983. DOVER Pitorial Archive SERIES This book belongs to the Dover Pictorial Archive Series. You may use the designs and illustrations for graphics and crafts applications, free and without special permission, provided that you include no more than ten in the same publication or project.

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