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Fleckhaus: Deutschlands erster Art Director

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Editor: Michael Koetzle, Carsten Wolff
Publisher: Klinkhardt & Biermann
Publication: 1997, First Edition
Binding: Hardcover, section sewn
Pages: 307
Size: 225 x 285
Text: German

(Preface) 'It was not without reason that Fleckhaus was called the “most expensive pencil in Germany.” Like no other, he shaped the visual culture of the sixties, seventies and eighties. Willy Fleckhaus merged the rationality of Swiss graphics with the imagination of American editorial design and thus became an international model for at least a generation of magazine and book designers, advertising specialists and photographers.

This monograph recapitulates all of the brilliant designer's activities, including the internationally acclaimed magazine twen, which was published in the turbulent 1960s and became a cult object of the decade, or his design for the "rainbow series" edition suhrkamp, ​​which became the 1960s served as an intellectual “ammunition park”. At the comprehensive universities in Essen and Wuppertal, he taught his students to “think about seeing,” and his unmistakable style still shapes the German print media landscape today...'

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing and tanning to dust jacket.

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