"Nova: 1965-1975" is a celebration of the British style magazine of the 60s and 70s. A product of the creative cauldron in "Swinging London", Nova was avant-garde in every aspect: its typography and layout, illustration and photography.;It offered a mixture of daring and artistic imagery with unconstrained writing which had never been done before, and marked a period of real innovation in magazine design. The book shows every Nova cover, and over 200 photographs and layouts of key features.;The accompanying words tell the story of the magazine and the people who made it, how Nova influenced and was influenced by the times, and is complemented by a "time-line" of events, the signposts of the era. But the lavishly reproduced images, such as the ground breaking "How to Undress in Front of Your Husband" speak largely for themselves.;Not only of specialist interest to designers and artists, and nostalgic interest to avid subscribers, this is also a visual document of times of great change, of the political and cultural upheavals which brought us platform soles and flares, Mick Jagger and Ted Heath.;David Hillman was art director for "Nova" from 1969 until it closed in 1975. He was also deputy editor during that time.;Harry Peccinotti was the magazine's first art director and regular photographer throughout.
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