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typografi & informasjonsdesign


Formidling (siste faglige foredrag):

Hva er typografi? Et fem timers foredrag om typografiens rolle i skriftspråklig kommunikasjon.

For studenter og ansatte ved Institutt for design ved Universitetet i Bergen, tors. 14. september 2017.

For ansatte i Tank Design AS, i Oslo, fre. 25. august 2017.

For ansatte i Type It AS, i Trondheim, tors. 30. mai 2017.

For 70 tilhørere, i regi av Grafill (Norsk organisasjon for visuell kommunikasjon), i to deler, ved Digs og Work-Work i Trondheim, tors. 8. og fre. 9. desember 2016.



Black, Alison, Paul Luna, Ole Lund, and Sue Walker (eds). 2017. Information design: research and practice. New York and London: Routledge [xvi + 750 pp.] Look inside

Lund, Ole. 2010. ‘Appendix: Ole Lund: Trykkskriftene i Jan van Huysums Blomsterstykke (1840)’, pp. 557–560; appendix to Vigdis Ystad, ‘Jan van Huysums Blomsterstykke’, pp. 544–556, in At være sig selv nærværende: Festskrift til Niels Jørgen Cappelørn, edited by Joakim Garff, Ettore Rocca and Pia Søltoft. Copenhagen: Kristelig Dagblads Forlag

Lund, Ole. 2006. ‘Easy going operationalism’. Progetto Grafico (Roma/Milano), vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 16–20 (translation of Lund 2004 to Italian, but with the title kept in English)

Lund, Ole. 2005. ‘Il dibattito pubblico sull’alfabeto per i segnali stradali di Jock Kinneir’. Progetto Grafico (Roma/Milano), vol. 3, no. 4/5, pp. 128–149 (translation of Lund 2003)

Lund, Ole. 2004. ‘Evidence-based typography or easy-going operationalism?’. In Proceedings of the first international conference on typography and visual communication: history, theory, education: June 2002 Thessaloniki, pp. 93–98. Thessaloniki: University of Macedonia Press

Lund, Ole. 2003. ‘The public debate on Jock Kinneir’s directional road signs and road sign alphabet’. Typography Papers, no. 6, pp. 103–126

[Lund, Ole and Sergio Polano]. 2001. ‘Encyclopædia of 20th century graphic design periodicals: Supplement 1 [Scandinavia & Italia]’. Dot dot dot: visual culture magazine, no. 2, p. 78

Lund, Ole. 1997. Review article of Colin Wheildon, ‘Type & layout: how typography and design can get your message across – or get in the way’. Information Design Journal, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 74–77

Lund, Ole. 1997. ‘Why serifs are (still) important’. Typography Papers, no. 2, pp. 91–104

Lund, Ole. 1996. ‘Bokessay: Skriften som grafisk medium’. Prosa, no. 1, pp. 22–26

Lund, Ole. 1995. Review article of Kim Pedersen and Anders Kidmose, ‘In black & white: an r & d report on typography and legibility’. Information Design Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 91–95

Lund, Ole. 1991. Skriftprøver. Oslo: Brødr. Fossum



Lund, Ole. 1999. «Knowledge construction in typography: the case of legibility research». PhD thesis. Department of Typography & Graphic Communication, University of Reading. [Written while being recipient of the substantial Overseas Research Student Award, awarded for three years by the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom]