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PIONEERS OF GERMAN GRAPHIC DESIGN

One year ago   |   By Illustration Art

The first few decades in 20th century Germany were tumultuous years, a veritable Cambrian explosion of innovation which shaped the world of visual communication that we now take for granted.
They introduced the "object poster" which filled public spaces with large colorful images for the first time. They were fun and eye-catching, persuasive and entertaining, and most of all visually easy for strolling crowds to read. The poor man's art museum, they transformed public boulevards into art galleries and revolutionized the worlds of advertising and design that followed.
Then there was the new...
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