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Author Purvis, Alston W., 1943-
Title Dutch graphic design, 1918-1945 / Alston W. Purvis.
Imprint New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, [1992]

Author Purvis, Alston W., 1943-
Subject Book design -- Netherlands -- History -- 20th century.
Graphic arts -- Netherlands -- History -- 20th century.
Printing -- Netherlands -- History -- 20th century.
Description vi, 234 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-225) and index.
ISBN 0442004443 (hard)
OCLC # 25315507
Table of Contents
Ch. 1Prologue 
  The Dutch Landscape and People1
  The Modern Dutch Typographic Tradition5
Ch. 2De Stijl and Theo van Doesburg 
  Beginnings of De Stijl25
  The Dada Influence32
  Van Doesburg and the Bauhaus40
  Van Doesburg and Constructivism41
  Vilmos Huszar43
  The End of De Stijl46
Ch. 3The Wendingen Style 
  H. T. Wijdeveld49
  Fre Cohen56
Ch. 4Dutch Constructivism 
  Piet Zwart, Typotekt61
  Paul Schuitema, Visual Organizer79
  Schuitema and Zwart: Idealism and Practice97
Ch. 5The Traditional Designers 
  The Classical Vanguard99
  Sjoerd H. de Roos100
  Jan van Krimpen105
  Charles Nypels111
  A. A. M. (Sander) Stols114
  Jean Francois van Royen116
Ch. 6Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman 
  Formative Years133
  The Next Call137
  Hot Printing152
Ch. 7The 1930s 
  Oppression and Involution155
  Willem Sandberg157
  Gerardus Kiljan161
  Wim Brusse162
  Hendrick Josef Louis (Henny) Cahn163
  Nicolaas P. de Koo164
  Poster Design in the Late Twenties and Thirties168
  The Immigrants172
  Dirk Cornelius (Dick) Elffers173
Ch. 8War and Aftermath 
  Occupation and Resistance179
  The Underground Press181
  Aftermath and Transition191

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