BITS AND PIECES – Charles Nypels Archive



In the early twentieth century, Charles Nypels became renowned as a typographer, publisher, printer, author and book artist. He is famous for his top-quality monumental classical design. Especially in classical typography, he deviated from existing typographical conventions. As a result, his work combines pure typography with important innovative elements highlighting inventiveness, playfulness and humour.

BITS AND PIECES, Charles Nypels Archive, a book by Emilio Macchia, is an attempt to define research potential that may emerge from analysis of some aspects of an archive, namely the Charles Nypels Archive. The archive resides at the JvE Academie, documentation center.

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