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Content includes:
Alexandre Alexandre: The Graphic Art in French Film Advertising
Anton Sailer: Don’t be afraid of humor! A cartoonist promotes medicines
Remigius Netzer: The book artist Alfred Finsterer • Book artist Alfred Finsterer
Eberhard Hölscher: »Cheer«, a monthly youth magazine
Eberhard Hölscher: The best German economic posters The best German Industrial Posters
Communications from the Federation of German Commercial Artists

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Gebrauchsgraphik, 3, 1951
Gebrauchsgraphik, 3, 1951
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Armin Hofmann's publicity for the Stadttheater Basel. The client, in this case, the Municipal Theater of Basel, refused to listen to narrow-minded critics, in spite of the fact that as a state-subsidized enterprise it is accountable to public opinion.

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Advances in production and 1950s chewing gum marketing. From Wrigley's iconic "Spearman" ads to Hiroshi Ohchi's designs for Harris Chewing Gum.
Last month (March 2022), I spoke to over fifty Graphic Design undergraduates about the archive and my passion for design history, after which the students had full access to items in the collection and participated in discourse amongst their peers and lecturers. As part of their critical studies unit, the students will be producing essays and content related to the impact, history and aesthetics of selected artefacts.

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The collection of works I've gathered, designed for Olympia-Werke, showcases the height of mid-century German commercial artistry. The work was collated in a branded folder and contained forty brochures, advertisements and manuals.