Design, Council of Industrial Design, 107, November 1957

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Design, Council of Industrial Design, 107, November 1957. Cover design by Reginald Mount
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These one-colour forms have a playful but structured aesthetic through their geometric forms, they remind me of the abstract line drawings of Picasso blended with Jan Tschichold and the New Typography.