1 Something positive that came out of Germany in 1938: the din typeface, named for the Deutsches Institut für Normung. In the mid-1990s Albert Jan-Pool, at the urging of Erik Spiekermann, refined the DIN typeface, and we use a mixture of DIN and Jan-Pool’s DIN Pro from 2007 for our headings and supporting type. The body type of the book is set in the Meta Serif family, with a sprinkling of Meta Sans, both designed by Erik Spiekermann in 2007.
The Chinese Edition will be published by Posts & Telecommunications Press, Beijing.
Yes, Scott, the fonts got substituted: it was a shocker on my first day in China. Not to worry: we fixed it later.
It is in vogue to refer to graphic design as “communication design” since the word “graphic” ...