Book recommendation: ARCH+

December 3, 2013

ARCH+ magazine and the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation organized the international competition Out of Balance – Critique of the Present. Information Design after Otto Neurath. The results are presented in ARCH+ issue 213, which also includes a supplement on the history of information graphics, from ancient visualizations to today’s interface designs. A full-page article is dedicated to Fritz Kahn – with excerpts from Steve Hellers’s foreword in the new Kahn monograph and three outstanding Kahn illustrations. In a bibliography of information design, ARCH+ recommends “Fritz Kahn” by Uta and Thilo von Debschitz. – ARCH+ is a quarterly German magazine on architecture, urbanism, and design that was established in 1967. The magazine has been praised by a number of different architects and publications.

Out of Balance (English competition site)