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[BKARTS] Romano Hanni Talk Thursday Night



Don't miss this great talk at CCA tomorrow (Thursday night):

View from Basel: Romano Hänni on the Handprinted Book & Newspaper Design
A free lecture at 7:00 pm
in Timken Lecture Hall,
California College of Art,
1111 8th Street, San Francisco.

There will also be a gallery tour at the SF Center for the Book (300 De
Haro, SF) after the talk, which will include some of Romano Hanni's
letterpress work for sale.

Exhibition Info:

Swiss Impressions: Romano Hänni and the Art of Metal Type

The stunning technique and design mastery of Basel designer/printer Romano
Hänni is on view for the first time in this important exhibition of
hand-printed books. A former student at the Basel School of Design with such
teachers as Wolfgang Weingart, Hänni tends to avoid the fashionable excesses
of ³deep impression² letterpress effects, returning instead to the core
values of traditional printing technique and modernist European design.
Hänni and partner Martin Sommer have also forged a reputation as designers
of magazines and newspapers, most prominently the Basler Zeitung
(1983­2003). This exhibition will also feature examples of their
computer-aided publication design. The show runs from
May 13 to August 5. Meet Hänni at the closing reception, Friday August 5,
starting at 7 p.m.

Questions:
Steve Woodall
SFCB 
300 De Haro
SF, CA 94103
415-565-0545, Ext. 14
steve@xxxxxxxx


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