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From Alberto to Zito, from Annabelle to Yasmin
It’s a boy – It’s a girl
adds a new dimension to the classic quest to find a name for new arrivals on planet earth: A name is a career! Kirsten Dietz has taken more than 300 photos to record c ompany buildings and shop fronts in the USA, Europe and Asia that carry the owner’s name
. From car showrooms to hairdressers and corner pubs, from supermarkets to flower shops and laundries, countless fields of activity are open to the bearer of each name – an ideal way of helping new or expectant parents to make their choice. The result is a book of outstanding photographic and typographic quality – with names from Alberto to Zito and from Annabelle to Yasmin.
About the Author
About the editors and authors:
Kirsten Dietz has enjoyed international success for years as a designer, typographer and photographer with her agency Strichpunkt and has won many design awards. She serves as juror for many competitions worldwide and is a member of the Art Directors Club, the Type Directors Club New York and D&AD.
Jochen Rädeker, graphic designer and author, founded the design agency Strichpunkt with Kirsten Dietz and is one of the highest-profile creative talents in Germany. Jochen Rädeker is president of the Art Directors Club Deutschland and has several international book projects to his name.