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A graphic view of things

A graphic view of things
A graphic view of things

Linus Rapp

A graphic view of things

Absolute sharpness, reduction and strict rules determine the character of his pictures: Otl Aicher as photographer

Absolute sharpness, reduction and strict rules determine the character of his pictures: Otl Aicher as photographer.

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Show, don’t explain

Show, don’t explain
Show, don’t explain

Elisabeth Spieker

Show, don’t explain

Under Otl Aicher’s direction, designers, architects and landscape planners shaped the face of the Olympic Games 1972

Under Otl Aicher’s direction, designers, architects and landscape planners shaped the face of the Olympic Games 1972.

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Die Regenbogenspiele

Die Regenbogenspiele
Die Regenbogenspiele

Mark Holt

Die Regenbogenspiele

Vom Zuschnitt des Dirndls der Hostessen über die Gestaltung der Programmhefte und Plakate bis hin zu den Entwürfen von Piktogrammen und Parkscheinen: Aichers Gestaltungsrichtlinien mit dem Regenbogen als Farbpalette und einem bunten Dackel …

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Alpha wolves

Alpha wolves
Alpha wolves

Carsten Wolff

Alpha wolves

They created the signature of an epoch: designers Otl Aicher, Willy Fleckhaus, Anton Stankowski and Kurt Weidemann

They created the signature of an epoch: designers Otl Aicher, Willy Fleckhaus, Anton Stankowski and Kurt Weidemann.

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Nine letters, vertical

Nine letters, vertical
Nine letters, vertical

Andreas Schwarz

Nine letters, vertical

From O to R: Let's talk about a hedgehog, standardisation and neurotis for a change (please click on the letters)

From O to R: Let’s talk about a hedgehog, standardisation and neurotis for a change (please click on the letters).

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Design as a team sport

Design as a team sport
Design as a team sport

Mark Holt

Design as a team sport

Otl Aicher’s Dept. XI team: the visual identity of the Munich ’72 Olympics was the work of graphic designers, illustrators and technical staff from all over the world

Otl Aicher’s Dept. XI team: the visual identity of the Munich ’72 Olympics was the work of graphic designers, illustrators and technical staff from all over the world.

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“A tough time, a good time”

“A tough time, a good time”
“A tough time, a good time”

Florian Aicher

“A tough time, a good time”

Drawing in Rotis: former Aicher co-worker Reinfriede Bettrich talks about hand sketches, the first computers and everyday life at the office

Drawing in Rotis: former Aicher co-worker Reinfriede Bettrich talks about hand sketches, the first computers and everyday life at the office.

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