Friday, October 31, 2008

1660 - 1800

Modern Typography and the Creation of the Public Sphere

Seventeenth century is the down of what we call today modernism. The science and philosophy get more contemporary form.

Key words:
luxury, science, rationalism, religion, discovery, inventions, new world, literacy, print
Isaac Newton, Blaise Pascal, Galileo Galilei, Thomas Hobbes

With the development of the natural science, philosophy and literature rise the needs of books, maps and print design

... what is that time that we live in?

Beautiful and strange mix of everything.

Late 17th century fashion


The desire for scientific understanding and rationalization brings new, more geometric approach to gardening.

Gardens of Versailles

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