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Poster, NR.2-Typographic Process, Von Einfachen zu KomplexenTextstrukturen [From Simple to Complex Text Structures], 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 signed

Imprinted lower left along edge; Design W.Weingart

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black upper left: Thematik: von einfachen zu komplexen Textstrukturen / Theme: From simple to complex text sstructures/ 1( Jacques Auger: Buchumschlag Einfache und Komplexe Textstrukturen / Designed in 1973 Book cover. Simple and complex text organization. 2) Stephen Harding: Plaket. Einsatz typographeischer und graphischer Zeichen / Designed in 1973.74 Poster. Application of typographic and graphic signs 3) Ed Andrist: Schallplattenhülle. Problemsettung wie 2 / Designed in 1974. Record jacket cover. Problem same as 2 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.2-Typographic Process, Von Einfachen zu KomplexenTextstrukturen [From Simple to Complex Text Structures], from the School of Design, Basel, 1974; Designed by Wolfgang Weingart (Swiss, b. 1941); Switzerland; offset lithograph on newsprint; 87.8 x 61.6 cm (34 9/16 x 24 1/4 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-255

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