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Content includes:
Special Feature: Shinto Ohtake “Cut + Paste”
interview with Shinro Ohtake
A Debate [3rd phase] a project by Anna Gerber and Anja Lutz
When Flying Pigs Design vol. 35 “A Clipped Paradise: visiting a 94-year-old active scrapper”
On Hand Lettering vol.4 Chapter II “Fascination of letters – hand lettering for cinema advertising ” Part 1 Koga Hirano, Naomichi Kawahata and Osamu Torinoumi
Shinro Ohtake Original Serial Poster [2nd impact] Part 21 Side A(inside): Zen-Kei VII, Side B(outside): Zen-Kei VIII
MIniature Book A: Daily Life and Windows on the Building, Miniature Book B: America 1989

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Idea 319, 2006-11. Shinto Ohtake Special
Idea 319, 2006-11. Shinto Ohtake Special

 

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Blase’s long-term clients were Staatstheater Kassel (Kassel State Theater) and Atlas Films. Karl Oskar Blase produced countless posters for these two organisations. It’s not surprising considering Blase designed posters for the Staatstheater for twelve years between 1966 and 1978.