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Časopis jako dokument doby. Proměna grafického zpracování obálky časopisu Host do domu (1954-1970)

Title in English Periodicals as Testimony to an Era. The Changing Graphic Design of the Cover of Host do domu (1954–1970)


Year of publication 2014
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Opuscula historiae atrium
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Web Digitální knihovna FF MU
Field Mass media, audiovision
Keywords Host do domu (A Guest in the House); graphic design; magazine cover; visual culture 50s and 60s; literary magazines
Description The study focuses on the graphic design of the covers created for the legendary periodical Host do domu (A Guest in the House; 1954–1970). In periodical publications, the cover is regarded as a specific component whose function is to initiate communication with a reader and to visually articulate the general character of the periodical. It is studied as a specific graphic work, one that both originates and functions within the context of a certain time and social conditions.
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