“Dynamic Dissonance in Nature and the Arts”

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"In one example —Louis Danz’s Dynamic Dissonance in Nature and the Arts — the tradition in book design would have meant more predictable roles for both designer and for title page. Although Armitage didn’t pen Dynamic Dissonance, he did help Danz to expertly introduce the book’s vocabulary of dissonance by employing multiple title pages as a visual essay. Another possibility was that he was mimicking the narrative qualities of film, utilizing the multiple title pages to create a backstory to the book’s main content — an approach to title design that also significantly enhanced film-making not recognized until the film title contributions of Saul Bass and Pablo Ferro decades down the pike."—https://designobserver.com/feature/merle-armitage-daddy-of-a-sunbaked-modernism/35878
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