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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...

Ballmer, Walter (1923–2011)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Ballmer was a Swiss graphic designer who worked in Milan. One of a number of Swiss designers who found success in Milan’s thriving postwar economy, Ballmer had a distinguished career producing graphic design in the corporate sector...

Miedinger, Max

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Book, 2010

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Freitag Zürich

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Freitag lab AG is a Swiss-based creator of unique bags and accessories produced from used materials, particularly old truck tarpaulins. The business was founded by Markus and Daniel Freitag. The genius of the idea was that the bags were...

Swatch

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Swatch is a subsidiary of the Swatch Group founded by Nicolas Hayek launched in 1983 as Switzerland’s answer to inexpensive watches flooding the market from Asia. The name “Swatch” derives from “Second Watch” (the “S” also suggests...

Dunand, Jean (1877–1942)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Born in Lancy (Switzerland), Dunand trained as a sculptor and designer at the Ecole des Arts Industriels de Genève, graduating in 1896. In 1897, he went to Paris to join the atelier of sculptor and designer Jean Dampt. He began to work...

Swiss Army Knife, Switzerland

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...Soon here on an Isle of Man fishing boat, the Swiss Army knife is an indispensable tool for fishermen, mountain climbers and astronauts alike. Photograph courtesy Simon Prescott In 1975...

Helvetica, Switzerland

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

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...‘Meet the Cast’, Experimental Jetset (2006), film poster for Helvetica, directed by Gary Hustwit (Piexifilm / Swiss Dots), 2007. Swiss Graphic Design and Akzidenz Grotesk In February 1956, one year before...

Ballmer, Theo (1902–65)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Swiss designer, photographer, and typographer and a strong proponent of the Swiss School of modernist design, Ballmer helped to introduce geometric abstraction to the Swiss design community after returning from his studies in the Bauhaus...

Huber, Max (1919–92)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Huber was a Swiss graphic designer and teacher, who was born in Switzerland, and who worked in Zürich and Milan. Having developed a comprehensive range of graphic skills studying under Alfred Willimann at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zürich...