LogoCities_symp_Poster

A bibliography of related readings, inspired by the Logo Cities Symposium.
  • Baines, P. & Dixon, C. (2003). Signs: Lettering in the Environment. London: Laurence King/HarperCollins.
  • Bartram, A. (1975). Lettering in Architecture. London: Lund Humphries.
  • Chmielewska, E. (2005). Logos or the resonance of branding: A close reading of the iconosphere of Warsaw. Space and Culture 8(4), pp. 349–380.
  • Drucker, J. (1995). The alphabetic labyrinth: The letters in history and imagination. London: Thames & Hudson.
  • Evans, G. (2003). Hard-branding the cultural city — From Prado to Prada. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 27(2). June, pp. 417–440.
  • Evans, W. (1998). Walker Evans: Signs / with an essay by Andrei Codrescu. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum.
  • Gray, N. (1960). Lettering on Buildings. London: The Architectural Press.
  • Henkin, D. (1998). City Reading: Written words and public spaces in antebellum New York.New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Kinneir, J. (1980). Words and Buildings: The Art and Practice of Public Lettering. New York: Whitney Library of Design/Watson-Guptill.
  • Klein, N. (2000). No Logo: Taking aim at the brand bullies. New York: Picador.
  • Lavin, M. (2001). Clean new world: Culture, politics, and graphic design. Cambridge:MIT Press.
  • Littlejohn, D. (Ed.) (2003). Metro Letters: A Typeface for the Twin Cities. Minneapolis: Design Institute, University of Minnesota, and University of Minnesota Press.
  • Lury, C. (2004). Brands: The Logos of the Global Economy. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis.
  • Macdonald, K. (1985). The commercial strip: From main street to television road. Landscape 28(2), pp. 12–19.
  • Mitchell, W. J. (2005). Placing words: Symbols, space, and the city. Cambridge: MIT Press.
  • Mollerup, P. (1998). Marks of excellence: The history and taxonomy of trademarks. London: Phaidon.
  • Moor, L. (2007). The Rise of Brands. Oxford: Berg.
  • Nye, D. (1994). American Technological Sublime. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press.
  • Petrucci, A. (1993). Public Lettering: Script, Power, Culture (trans. Linda Lappin). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Schwarzer, M. (2004). Zoomscape: Architecture in motion and media. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.
  • Soar, M. (2004). Excoffon’s autograph: Why is Mistral the typeface of choice for so many of Montréal’s small businesses? Eye: The International Review of Graphic Design 54, Winter. Available here as a pdf.
  • Sutton, J. (1965). Sign in Action. London: Studio Vista.
  • Unger, G. (1998). A type design for Rome and the year 2000. Typography Papers 3, p. 61–73.