Posts Tagged ‘Giambattista Bodoni’

Bodoni–the Anatomy of a Type, Part II

The 45 years which Giambattista Bodoni spent as director of the Stamperia Reale at Parma established him as one of the great printers of any era. He had every opportunity to live up to his statement, “Beauty is founded on harmony, subordinate to the critique of reason.” The Duke of Parma, Bodoni’s patron, had reason […]