Art of Typewriting, Hardback Book


In this authoritative publication, the Sackners apply their experience and expertise to mine the collection they have created over four decades to present over 600 examples produced by more than sixty of the worlds finest contributors to the genre.

From the early ornamental works produced by secretaries in the late nineteenth century to more recent works that consider the uniqueness of the typewritten document in the digital age, there is an astonishing and delightful range of creativity in every artwork.

The publication features three main sections: an introduction to the history of the typewriter and its art; an expansive plate section showing key works, thematized and rendered in exquisite detail; and a reference section featuring biographies of the most influential artists and writers.

The books layout has been created by Londons leading graphic-design studio typewriter aficionados themselves Graphic Thought Facility.

This is a once-in-a-generation publication, carefully curated through decades of first-hand experience to inspire a new wave of designers and artists for the future.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Graphic design
  • ISBN: 9780500241493



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