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book (design) story #394

hans fischli, willy rotzler:
hans richter / ein leben für bild und film

kunstgewerbemuseum, zürich, around 1959
printer: aschmann & scheller ag, zürich / l. speich, zürich (cover)
size: 20 x 20 cm
designer: carl b. graf

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the kunstgewerbemuseum zürich often organised exhibitions of modernist pioneers such as dada artist and experimental film maker hans richter (1888-1966).

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no wonder: the kunstgewerbemuseum's director at the time was hans fischli (1909-1989), a former bauhaus student.

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the catalogue was designed by carl bernhard graf (1926-1968) who regularly worked for this museum – see story 233.

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sansserif rules, as usual: akzidenz-grotesk for the main title, mono-grotesk for texts.

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