Robert Nippoldt
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Typography and illustration merge into one unit

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Typography and illustration merge into one unit

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The typeface adapts to the illustration

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The typeface adapts to the illustration

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Different elements such as autographs, portraits, texts, info sidebars and titles are arranged on a double-page spread

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Different elements such as autographs, portraits, texts, info sidebars and titles are arranged on a double-page spread

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The handdrawn lettering reflects the character of the music

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The handdrawn lettering reflects the character of the music

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The hand-drawn “Berlin” typeface becomes a logo throughout the book

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The hand-drawn “Berlin” typeface becomes a logo throughout the book

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Cascading text columns from the book “Hollywood”

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Detail of cascading text columns from the book “Hollywood”

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The narrow shadowed text columns of the background serve to emphasize this character study of actor Charles Laughton.

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The narrow shadowed text columns of the background serve to emphasize this character study of actor Charles Laughton.

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Differing elements such as autograph, portraits, texts, info sidebars and movie titles are arranged on a double-page spread

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Differing elements such as autograph, portraits, texts, info sidebars and movie titles are arranged on a double-page spread

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The typeface adapts to the illustration

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The typeface adapts to the illustration

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Movie listings are arranged as movie credits at the end of the book

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Movie listings are arranged as movie credits at the end of the book

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The end of the book resembles the last credits of a movie

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The end of the book resembles the last credits of a movie

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Vignettes of musicians blend with corresponding texts on the page and become a sort of optic bookmark

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Vignettes of musicians blend with corresponding texts on the page and become a sort of optic bookmark

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Flowing text and initial letters are connected using drop caps

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Flowing text and initial letters are connected using drop caps

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An infobar connects text and portrait

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An infobar connects text and portrait

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Discography with interlaced vignettes of musicians’ instruments

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Discography with interlaced vignettes of musicians’ instruments

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This CD is made to resemble a shellac record being played on the hand-drawn gramophone

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This CD is made to resemble a shellac record being played on the hand-drawn gramophone

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The hand-drawn “Jazz” typeface becomes a logo throughout the book; subtitles have scaled layouts that offset the logo accordingly

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The hand-drawn “Jazz” typeface becomes a logo throughout the book; subtitles have scaled layouts that offset the logo accordingly

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Vignettes that lighten up the historical introduction

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Vignettes that lighten up the historical introduction

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White text on black background that reflect the dark topic

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White text on black background that reflect the dark topic

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Hand-drawn typeface absorbs the dynamics of the drawing

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Hand-drawn typeface absorbs the dynamics of the drawing