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Poster, NR.1-Typographic Process, Textstrukturen [Organized Text Structure (for a Business Card)], from the School of Design, Basel, 1974

This is a Poster. It was designed by Wolfgang Weingart. It is dated 1974 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on newsprint. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

87.8 x 61.6 cm (34 9/16 x 24 1/4 in. )

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black upper left corner: Thematik: Textstrukturen/ Theme: Organizen Text Structure/ 1) Tami Komai: Textstrukturen am Beispiel einer Geschaftskarte / (250% Vergr) / Designer in 1974 Organized text structures for a business card (enlarged 250%) Imprinted in black upper right: Kunstgewerbeschule Basel (Schule für Gestaltung): / ARBEITEN AUS DEM TYPOGRAPHIE-UNTERRICHT / School of Design Basel / TYPOGRAPHIC PROCESS / SFr/DM3/ US $1 / Auflage: 800.62 x 88cm / Druck: G. Gisler Basel / Printed in Switzerland / @W. Weingart / <contributions to typographic design> / CH4001 Basle 1 / Switzerland / P.O. Box 34 Also in black upper right: Leher/Instructor: W. Weingart / The <Typographic Process> poster series is a published documentation of re-/ sults from the Typographic Class for Graphic Designers and Typographers at / the Kunstgewerbenschule Basle (School fro Design). Various series appear at ran- / dom intervals, each consisting of at least five different posters. Orders are tak- / en by the publisher. The cost per series is 5 US Dollars plus packaging and / postal charges (via sea route).

Cite this object as

Poster, NR.1-Typographic Process, Textstrukturen [Organized Text Structure (for a Business Card)], from the School of Design, Basel, 1974; Designed by Wolfgang Weingart (Swiss, b. 1941); offset lithograph on newsprint; 87.8 x 61.6 cm (34 9/16 x 24 1/4 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-137

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