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Armin Hoffman, his work, quest and philosophy (1989)

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Armin Hoffman, his work, quest and philosophy
Publisher: Birkhauser, Basel, Switzerland
1989 (first edition, then 1991 for the reprint)
Hard cover with dust jacket
Text in cnglish and german

Unit edition have just added this set of pics from the very nice monography.

Profusely illustrated with photographs of the design and artwork of Armin Hofmann. Hofmann (born 1920) is a Swiss graphic designer and teacher, famous for his posters. He was head of graphic design at Basel School of Design, and involved in developing the graphic syle known as ‘Swiss Style’.  With Bibliography.

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Art director, graphic designer & illustrator from Lyon, France. Admin at Co-admin of the Facebook group Archives Graphiques Curator at Writer at The Shelf, issue 2.

  1. Andrew PalmerMay 3, 2011, 11:18 pm

    Dear Sebastien,

    I am the publicity officer for Finchley Choral Society, a community choir in N. London UK.
    We are singing Carmina Burana in June, and I came across the beautiful image of the Bass Cleff and the Ear
    as a poster for Carmina Burana on Google images.
    The FCS logo is a bass cleff, and I am writing to ask permission to use the image on the poster for our concert.
    We are a registered charity and a small non-profit making community choir.
    I would credit Armin Hofmann prominently on the poster.

    The original image was on Adrios blog. I emailed him and he said the image was by Armin Hofmann.
    I am contacting you to see if I can get in touch directly with Armin Hofmann.

    In hope and with best wishes

    Andrew Palmer.

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