Staff Profile:Dr Christopher Burke

Name:
Dr Christopher Burke
Job Title:
Research Fellow
Responsibilities:
Researcher (part-time)
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Christopher Burke's principal area of research is German typography of the early twentieth century. In particular he has written about two major figures of this period: Paul Renner and Jan Tschichold. Christopher brings his own experience as a typeface designer to bear on examining the work of such designers.

Christopher is currently researching the adaptation of Isotype to a British context.

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Active literature: Jan Tschichold and New Typography. London: Hyphen Press, 2007. pp.336. ISBN 978-0-907259-32-9. 

Paul Renner: the art of typography. London: Hyphen Press, 1998. pp. 224. ISBN 0-907259-12-X. Published simultaneously by Princeton Architectural Press, New York; and in Spanish as Paul Renner: maestro tipógrafo (Valencia: Campgràfic, 2000), pp.xiv + 232.

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Contact Details

Email:
c.burke@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 6209

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