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Graphic art of a Swiss town

Armin Tschanen

Graphic art of a Swiss town

by Armin Tschanen

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Published by ABC in Zurich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Armin Tschanen and Walter Bangerter.
ContributionsBangerter, Walter.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13762582M

During the s a design movement emerged from Switzerland and Germany that designers call Swiss Design, and historians call the International Typographic Style. Its objective of clarity won converts throughout the world. The Swiss style was a major force in graphic design in the 50s through the 80s. It still holds much power today, especially. Often referred to as the International Typographic Style or the International Style, the style of design that originated in Switzerland in the s and 50s was the basis of much of the development of graphic design during the mid 20th by designers Josef Müller-Brockmann at the Zurich School of Arts and Krafts and Armin Hofmann at the Basel School of Design, the style favored.

Swiss graphic design and “the Swiss Style” are crucial elements in the history of modernism. During the s and ’30s, skills traditionally associated with Swiss industry, particularly pharmaceuticals and mechanical engineering, were matched by those of the country’s graphic designers, who produced their advertising and technical literature. - graphic design style that emphasizes cleanliness, readability, objectivity. Hallmarks: Asymmetric layouts, use of a grid, sans-serif typefaces, flush left, ragged right text. A preference for photography in place of illustrations or drawings. Influenced by New Typography that evolved in the s in Europe, which strongly rejected ornament, illustration, and symmetry pins.

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It’s something that does not just concern people in the design industry. It has influenced lifestyles, making it a major design revolution that has swept the globe. These creatives, schooled in Basel, Zürich or Lucerne in the techniques of the old masters, are bringing a new twist to the classic Swiss design aesthetic.

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Swiss graphic design and “the Swiss Style” are crucial elements in the history of modernism. During the s and ’30s, skills traditionally associated with Swiss industry, particularly pharmaceuticals and mechanical engineering, were matched by those of the country’s graphic designers, who produced their advertising and technical literature/5(6).

In a nutshell, Swiss Design was a movement that took hold in the s in two Swiss art schools, the kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich, led by Josef Müller-Brockmann, and the Allgemeine Gewerbeschule in Basel, led by Armin Hofmann. Both of these instructors had studied with the great Ernst Keller in Zurich before World War II.

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