Otto Treumann - Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001

Otto Treumann – Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001

Edited by Otto Treumann, Kees Broos, Simon den Hartog, Renny Ramakers, Jan van Toorn. 2001.

‘Otto Treumann (1919-2001) is a major pioneer in the modernization of graphic design in the Netherlands. Inspired by Swiss typography and Bauhaus aesthetics, Treumann’s oeuvre combines easy-to-read visual elements with iconoclastic color treatment, enhanced by his wide knowledge of printing techniques acquired during the Second World War when he forged documents for the resistance. Treumann enjoyed a special relationship with industrial clients, devising house styles and logos for the publishing house Wolters Noordhoff, the Kroller-Muller Museum, the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects and El Al Airlines; he also designed posters for the Industries Fair in Utrecht, the Rotterdam Ahoy and Tattoo in Delft. Based on materials from the Otto Treumann Archive at the Stedelijk Museum, and designed by Irma Boom, this volume surveys Treumann’s career.’

Otto Treumann - Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001
Otto Treumann – Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001

 

Otto Treumann - Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001
Otto Treumann – Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001

 

Otto Treumann - Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001
Otto Treumann – Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001

 

Otto Treumann - Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001
Otto Treumann – Graphic design in the Netherlands, 010 Publishers, 2001

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