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Weingart, Wolfgang (1941–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

California New Wave

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...California New Wave Graphics is often considered the onset of postmodernism in graphic design. Its origins can in part be traced to 1963, when the self-taught German typesetter Wolfgang Weingart arrived in Basel, Switzerland, to teach...

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...

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 Article

...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...

Swiss School

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Postmodernism and Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Postmodernism is an international movement that spread across art, design, the decorative arts, and architecture in the late twentieth century. Encompassing a wide set of styles and theoretical concepts, Postmodernism can be broadly...