Publication Date: 26/09/2017 ISBN: 9781616895617 Category:

Grafica de les Rambles

Louise Fili

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication Date: 26/09/2017 ISBN: 9781616895617 Category:
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From the labyrinthine paths and serene squares of the Gothic Quarter to the stunning art nouveau architecture of the Eixample, Barcelona is a place of irresistible charm. Throughout this beloved Catalan city by the sea, dazzling signage is everywhere: glowing mosaics and stained glass, intricately carved stonework and brilliantly gilded placards heralding the city’s eclectic mix ofcommerce, all documented with affection and a dash of obsession by celebrated graphic designer Louise Fili. Grafica de les Rambles is Fili’s travelogue and photographic diary of the most striking and inventive signs for restaurants and hotels, farmacias and pastisserias, the workshops of artisans, and grand department stores. This follow-up to Graphica della Strada: The Signs of Italy and Graphique de la Rue: The Signs of Paris is a love letter to Barcelona and a trove of inspiration forall those who admire the city of Gaudi.

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