Graphic design study guide

'Signal', printers' typeface booklet by Herbert Bayer, Germany, 1929. Museum no. NAL SZ.0071

'Signal', printers' typeface booklet by Herbert Bayer, Germany, 1929. Museum no. NAL SZ.0071

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