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Wim Crouwel. Edgar Fernhout. Eindhoven: Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, 1963
“There is a clear division in four sections, all with elements of the same height. Because of Fernhout's landscapes, I also introduced a horizon. I also wanted to bring in that reflection, that Dutchness, here.
Were you already thinking then that you could work this out into a complete alphabet?
No, never. I just made these words. At the time I was not concerned with that at all. That only first started in 1967.”
Kees Broos, David Quay. Wim Crouwel: alphabets. Amsterdam: BIS Publishers, 2003 (p. 66)
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