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Jan Tschichold

Designer Biography

...Tschichold was a German typographer and type designer, educator, and writer, who was born in Leipzig, and worked in Leipzig, Berlin, Munich, Basel, and London. “A designer of quite exceptional assurance in giving visual and material form...

Wolfgang Weingart

Designer Biography

...Wolfgang Weingart is a German typographer and design educator, who worked in Basel. Wolfgang Weingart’s typography of the late 1960s and 1970s marks a key early reference point in the development of postmodern graphic design. He developed...

Caflisch, Max (1916–2004)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Max Caflisch was a Swiss typographer, book designer, calligrapher, design consultant, author, and educator who, from 1932 to 1936, trained as a compositor at the Kunstgewerbeschule (School of Arts and Crafts), Zürich. In 1938, Benno Schwabe...

Keller, Ernst (1891–1968)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Widely considered the father of Swiss graphic design, Keller was educated as a lithographer and draughtsman. From 1918 until his retirement, he worked as a lecturer at the Zürich Kunstgewerbeschule teaching advertising layout, graphic...

Coray, Hans (1906–91)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Raised in Zürich, Switzerland, Coray studied Romance languages, completing a doctorate in 1929. Following this, he began to investigate furniture design, experimenting with constructional techniques using metal...

Museum für Gestaltung (Museum of Design), Zürich (1875–)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Museum für Gestaltung (Museum of Design) in Zürich developed out of the Museum of Arts and Crafts, which was founded in 1875. Like many other collections formed in the nineteenth century, this museum’s collections developed from...

Basel Schule für Gestaltung (Basel School of Design) (1968–)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Schule für Gestaltung Basel (Basel School of Design) opened in 1968 as part of the Allgemeine Gewerbeschule (General Trade School) originally founded in 1887 in Basel. Since then it has had a major influence on international graphic...

Bill, Max (1908–94)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Swiss graphic and industrial designer, architect, painter, sculptor, writer, who worked in Zürich and Ulm, Bill studied at the Bauhaus in Dessau from 1927 to 1928 under Josef Albers, László Moholy-Nagy, and Wassily Kandinsky, an experience...

Vignelli, Massimo (1931–2014) and Lella Vignelli (1934–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Massimo Vignelli was a graphic designer; he was born in Milan and worked in Italy and the United States. In 1953, he started to design glassware for Venini in Venice, while freelancing as graphic designer. The sources of inspiration to his...

Neue Grafik (New Graphic Design) (1958–65)

Jeremy Aynsley

Jeremy Aynsley is Professor of History of Design at the Royal College of Art, London and author of Graphic Design in Germany 1890-1945 and Designing Modern Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Neue Grafik (New Graphic Design: International Review of Graphic Design and Related Subjects), was published from Zürich between 1958 and 1965. It was the initiative of graphic designer Josef Müller-Brockmann and was led by an editorial...