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“18th Didacta/Eurodidac” Worldformat Poster by Wolfgang Weingart

This is the 18th Didacta/Eurodidac Worldformat poster for the convention on teaching aids. Wolfgang Weingart created designs for numerous books, catalogs and posters in his career, this series notably being for cultural and educational institutions. He remained one to test and experiment with new ways to “break” Swiss typography, and he took exploration very seriously.…

Wolfgang Weingart

Wolfgang Weingart is known for his experimentation in typography, becoming a significant figure in its international development in the 1960s, 70s, and onwards. He is not only recognized for his skills as a graphic designer, but as an instructor. While working at the Schule für Gestaltung Basel, he influenced his students to be more experimental…

Lost in D.H. Hill Learning Commons

The Learning Commons at the D.H. Hill Jr. library is described on its webpage as an “active, comfortable space that inspires [students] to be more productive and successful,” allowing them to collaborate, discover and create. Traveling to the east wing of the first floor will bring you through a set of doors leading you to…

Het boek van PTT

Out of all of the books available at the Special Collections library, the book Het boek van PTT stood out to me the most. Designed by Piet Zwart and released in 1938, its yellowed front cover with an intriguing graphic design (a mix of crude illustration with photography and minimalist color) caught my attention immediately.…