The Van de Graaf canon used in book design to divide a page in pleasing proportions, was popularised by Jan Tschichold in his book The Form of the Book. http://c20thdesign.wordpress.com/  499px-van_de_graaf_canon_in_book_design-svg.png 499×379 pixels

The Van de Graaf canon used in book design to divide a page in pleasing proportions, was popularised by Jan Tschichold in his book The Form of the Book. http://c20thdesign.wordpress.com/ 499px-van_de_graaf_canon_in_book_design-svg.png 499×379 pixels

Cover designed and hand-drawn by Jan Tschichold, based on engraving by Spanish master Juan de Yçiar (1590)

Cover designed and hand-drawn by Jan Tschichold, based on engraving by Spanish master Juan de Yçiar (1590)

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