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Caflisch, Max (1916–2004)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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

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...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

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...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...

Weingart, Wolfgang (1941–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

Swiss Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Although somewhat blighted by a throwaway remark about cuckoo clocks and chocolate in the 1949 film The Third Man, Switzerland is a country which has made a considerable contribution to design over the past 200 years. Ethnically...

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

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

Müller-Brockmann, Josef (1914–96)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Müller-Brockmann was a Swiss graphic, exhibition and stage designer, graphic design educator and historian. Born in Rapperswill, he worked mostly in Zürich. He is arguably the designer most synonymous with the postwar Swiss style of graphic...

Swiss School

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Swiss School, also known as Neue Grafik, Swiss Style, or International Typographic Style, was a graphic design style developed in Switzerland that shaped and defined the look of modernist graphic design in the second half of the twentieth...

Bill, Max (1908–94)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...