If We're Standing on the Shoulders of Giants... (2003)
144 pages, 5.25 x 8.25.
Edition of 6,000.
Co-published by Princeton Architectural Press.
Printed at R.R. Donnelley and Sons, Harrisonburg, VA.
Editor and designer: Rudy VanderLans.
Rudy VanderLans, Turn up the Noise (essay).
Rudy VanderLans, Helvetica Again (essay, and interviews with Experimental Jetset, Ian Anderson, Nille Svensson, Ryan McGinness, Andrew Johnstone, Geoff Cook, Michael Cina, Jordan Crane, Carlos Segura, Michael Bierut.)
Joshua Ray Stephens, From a Concerned Citizen at Cranbrook (essay).
Rudy VanderLans, Default Systems Design, interview with Rob Giampietro.
Armin Vit, Young Pups Old Pops (essay).
Mike Kippenhan, Design Idol (essay).
Anthony Inciong, “You mean we have to read this?” (essay).
Patrick Fox, Life During Wartime (essay).
Elliott Earls, This Monkey's Gone to Heaven & If the Devil is Six Then God is Seven (essay).
Gerard Unger, Legible? (essay, introduction by VanderLans).
The Readers Respond, (mail, including David Cabianca, Ben Archer, Scott Santoro, and Rob Dewey).
Various designers, Helvetica Again (visual essay).