Category: Communication Design
Title: Collection - Serif?
Name/s: Ivana Baumann, Gabriel Dukic
Medium, object: publication
University/s: FH Aachen
Supervision: Prof. Dipl.-Des. Eva Kubinyi
What exactly is a serif? The publication "Serif?" is intended to initiate the learning process through independent recognition, to make the anatomy of the antiqua letter more accessible in fractions, and to
at the same time show the range of variation. From static Antiqua to geometric Egyptienne - as different as they all look, they share one important component: the
serif. A serif, however, rarely comes alone, which is why other anatomical features are also illustrated using 72 different typefaces. The contrast between Swiss design and the
The contrast between Swiss design and the focus on serifs creates another layer that stands out decisively on the poster, which consists of four printed sheets.
A poster composed of four printed sheets that deals comprehensively with the history and characteristics of the serif. Beyond the information value, Ivana
Baumann and Gabriel Dukic have succeeded in creating a multifaceted publication, in which both the double pages and the assembled poster have plenty of visual surprises in store.