(1914–05) Swiss typographer who studied and taught at the Schule für Gestaltung Basel, where he initiated classes that explored the new technology of phototypesetting. He is renowned for creating a body of work recognized as quintessential ‘Swiss’.
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- Friedl, Friedrich, Nicolaus Ott, and Bernard Stein. Typography: an Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques throughout History. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 1998, pp. 150
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