Paul Barnes

graphic design

Gainsborough

Designed by Paul Barnes
Published by Tate Publishing, 2002
Gainsborough’s contemporaries were some of Britain’s most famous artists, architects and craftsmen. It would be obvious to design a book using the typefaces of Caslon or Baskerville. This book takes an opposite approach; juxtaposing the richness of the paintings with simple asymmetric sans serif typography.

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