“Revista Nacional de Arquitectura”, № 126, 1952

Transparency, Asepsis, and Purity: Modernist Design’s Obsession for Order

The concept of transparency is no stranger to graphic and industrial designers. In graphic design it can probably be traced back ​​to Beatrice Warde’s The Crystal Goblet in the early 20th century, or the “neutrality” of typographic layout as medium of information heralded by a host of mid-century modernist masters. In industrial design, this concept enjoys even…