The EPA Graphic Standards System is one of the finest examples of a standards manual ever created. The modular and flexible system devised raised the standard for public design in the United States.
The book features a foreword by Tom Geismar, introduction by Steff Geissbühler, an essay by Christopher Bonanos, scans of the original manual (from Geissbühler’s personal copy), and 48 pages of photographs from the EPA-commissioned Documerica project (1970–1977).Specifications:
- 228 pages
- 9.5 × 11.5"
- 24.1 × 29.2 cm
- 10 gatefolds
- CMYK + 10 Pantone© spot colors
- 2 paper stocks
- Hardcover binding
- Silkscreen cover and spine
- Recycled board slipcase with blind deboss and blue interior paper
- Printed in Italy