Robin Kinross

Robin Kinross (born 1949) is an author and publisher on the topic of visual communication and typography. His most significant work is ''Modern Typography.'' He is a proprietor of Hyphen Press, which published books on design and typography from 1980 to 2017.

Kinross did undergraduate and graduate studies at the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading. His graduate work from 1979 was titled ''Otto Neurath's contribution to visual communication 1925-45: the history, graphic language and theory of Isotype'', but stayed unpublished. He moved to London in 1982. In the 1980s he contributed content to publications such as ''Blueprint'', ''Baseline'' and ''Eye''.

Kinross started Hyphen Press in 1980. ''Modern Typography'' was published in 1992. Beginning in the 1990s, Hyphen produced about "two to four publications a year". Important publications by Hyphen include Christopher Burke's ''Paul Renner'' and Fred Smeijers' ''Counterpunch''. Hyphen's last published title was ''Richard Hollis designs for the Whitechapel: a graphic designer and an art gallery at work in twentieth-century London'' by Christopher Wilson, published in 2017. Provided by Wikipedia
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