After World War II, New York emerged as an innovation in modern art. In the 1940s, New York showed a willingness to integrate new cAfter World War II, New York emerged as an innovation in modern art. In the 1940s, New York showed a willingness to integrate new cultural and creative ideas, such as capitalism, individualism, entertainment, freedom, and success, from the diverse influences of Europe. I think it reflects the notion that New York acquired the heart of the world in Paris after World War II.
To me, Bradbury Thompson was stand out from this lecture. I found his new alphabet design more logical and easy to learn. The involvement in the making of the Washburn College Bible is one of them, as this version of the book represented the most significant development in Bible typography since Gutenberg’s version. I think his playful and innovative composition seemed sufficient to push away the possibilities of print design and inspire many designers of the time.