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Ruedi Rüegg (1936-2011)

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Born 4. 8. 1936 in Zurich, Switzerland
Graphic designer, typographer, teacher

Studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich

1960-1963: work as a graphic designer in Josef Müller-Brockmann’s studio.

1963-64: assistant to paul rand in Weston, USA

1964-65: work as a graphic artist for the Nakamoto International Agency in osaka, Japan

1965: returns to Swtzerland and again works for the Müller-Brockmann studio.

1967-76: co-owner of the owner of the Müller-Brockmann & co. Advertising agency in Zurich.

1976-81: president of the Swiss section of the Association Graphique Internationale (AGI)

1977: opens the Baltis and Rüegg joint studio. teaches at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) in Zuricj and at the Cooper union in new York (1981). Rüegg has taught on a regular basis at Ohio State University in Clumbus, USA, since 1968.

14 october 2011: death. AGI article.

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Art director, graphic designer & illustrator from Lyon, France. Admin at Designers-books.com Co-admin of the Facebook group Archives Graphiques Co-curator at agfronzoni.com Writer at The Shelf, issue 2 Writer at http://manchettedehache.tumblr.com