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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...

Cassandre (Mouron, Adolphe) (1901–68)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Cassandre was a Ukrainian poster and type designer, and painter, who worked in Paris and New York. One of the most influential poster designers of the twentieth century, Mouron adopted the pseudonym Cassandre for advertising work in 1922....

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...

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...

Frutiger, Adrian (1928–2015)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Frutiger was a Swiss type designer and teacher. Born in Unterseen, Switzerland, he has worked in Paris. With a distinguished career spanning decades of technological developments in type production, Adrian Frutiger was one of the world...

Albers, Josef (1888–1976)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... to the Bauhaus ideal of providing fully holistic education in the visual arts.It is possible to see the educational philosophy of John Dewey reflected in a statement that Albers made while still at the Bauhaus: “Learning is better than teaching,...

Aicher, Otl (1922–91)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Aicher was a German graphic and type designer who was born in Ulm-Söflingen, and worked in Ulm, Munich, and Allgäu. Profoundly affected by the impact of growing up in Germany under the politically and culturally oppressive rule...

Bernhard, Lucian (1883–1972)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Bernhard was a German poster, type, and packaging designer, who worked in Berlin and New York, and was a founding member of the Deutscher Werkbund in 1907. Though both a prolific and successful designer for the duration of his career...

Heartfield, John (1891–1968)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Heartfield was a German photomontage artist and book jacket designer, who worked in Berlin, Prague, and London, and who changed his name from Helmut Herzfelde to the English John Heartfield in protest against German nationalism during...

Kepes, György (1906–2001)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...György Kepes was a Hungarian artist, designer, educator, and writer, who worked in Berlin, London, Chicago, and Boston. The core principle of Constructivism—that science and technology should provide the foundation for a new kind...