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Otl Aicher

Author: Markus Rathgeb; Otl Aicher
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Phaidon, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
German designer and educator Otl Aicher was a pioneer of 20th century graphic design, renowned for creating visual identities for numerous corporations and his work on symbol systems. This book incorporates important archival material and illuminates Aicher's intellectually important design philosophies.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Otl Aicher; Otl Aicher
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Rathgeb; Otl Aicher
ISBN: 9780714843964 0714843962
OCLC Number: 62533051
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 30 cm
Contents: The time between the wars --
Ulmer Volkshochschule and the turn toward design --
A school for design: the Hochschule für Gestaltung, Ulm --
The 1972 Olympics --
The extension of visual communication --
The 1970s and a movement toward autonomy --
A design utopia realized --
The typeface of an age.
Responsibility: Markus Rathgeb ; [contributors, Albrecht Hotz [and others]].

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