Content includes:
Posters in Switzerland
On Raymond Savignac by H. Hara
On Paul Rand by Y. Kamekura
Advertising art in Japan
M. Shigenari, A. Yamana, Y. Yamashiro, T. Kono, T. Ohashi, Y. Hayakawa, T. Miyanaga, T. Sawamura, K. Ito, S. Imatake, K. Kuriyagawa, T. Ujihara, Y. Nakada, N. Ochiai
Choshi Soy-sauce Mfg. Co. Morinaga Confectionery Co.
You can smile at these humorous arts by Hiroshi Ohchi
Vision and design of abstraction by Masaru Katsumi
Round-up of the World’s Posters by Takashi Miyayama
Prize winners of 1952 Poster Competition
From chairman to readers by K. Ogawa, chairman
Bridge by T. Miyayama
Advertising in America I observed by S. Arai
Let’s organize Art Director’s Club by M. Fujimoto
Scientific Advertising by Claude Hopkins
Follow the Path I Walked Along by I. Nomoto
I Like Coke by E. B. Weiss

Editor: Takashi Miyayama
Art Director: Hiroshi Ohchi


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Idea 001, 1953. Cover design by Kenji Ito
Idea 001, 1953. Cover design by Kenji Ito
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Rudolph de Harak designed over 50 record covers for Westminster Records as well as designing covers for Columbia, Oxford and Circle record labels. His bright, geometric graphics can easily be distinguished and recognised.

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The typographic designs produced for the National Theatre by Ken Briggs are not only iconic and depict the Swiss typographic style of the time, but remain a key example of the creation of a cohesive brand style.

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I first came across Kens work in the Unit Edition’s superb monograph, Structure and Substance, published in 2012. Although I had owned a few of the British industrial design magazines, Design, for a few years before, in which Ken had designed numerous covers for.
In the ambitious new monograph Rational Simplicity: Rudolph de Harak, Graphic Designer, Volume shines a light on the complete arc of the exceptionally rich and varied career of Rudolph de Harak, showcasing his vibrant, graphic, formally brilliant work, which blazed a colourful trail through the middle decades of the twentieth century.