“Perhaps fifty per cent of the character of a printed page lies in it’s letterforms. Much of the other fifty per cent resides in its margins”
Elements of Typographic Style
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“...the proportions of the formal elements and their intermediate spaces are almost always related to certain numerical progressions logically followed out.”
The Graphic Artist & his
“...sane judgement abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence. Now the sole reason why painters of this sort are not aware of their own error is that they have not learnt Geometry, without which no one can become an absolute artist; but the blame for this should be laid upon their masters, who themselves are ignorant of this art.”
Of the Just Shaping of Letters ..