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Publimondial 58, 1954. Cover design by Huguette & Etienne Bucher Cromieres
Publimondial 58, 1954. Cover design by Huguette & Etienne Bucher Cromieres
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Franco Grignani (1908-1999) was one of the twentieth century’s most important Italian graphic designers. Scanning the inner pages of Gebrauchsgraphik 04, 1962, I have managed to collate a selection of the advertisements created in the 1950s and early 1960s, showcasing his groundbreaking design work.
IBM puts a premium on functional design, forms and colours which make it far easier for the potential customer to gain an insight. In this respect the IBM methods are exemplary. The IBM already opened studios of artistic and graphic design for its German and Italian offices and a few years ago another such studio was established in Paris. Frank René Testemale was entrusted with its organisation and was appointed its business and art director.

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Oldřich Hlavsa worked primarily in publication design and typography and played a major part in Czech graphic design history. He designed over 2000 book covers and published a series of his own books related to typography.

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Many designers played an important role in IBM's graphic identity and implementation including Arthur Boden, Clarence Lee, Charles Keddie and Mary Beresford.