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book (design) story #401

max schüepp:
wolken / wind und wetter

büchergilde gutenberg, zürich, 1950
printer: j. bollmann ag, zürich
size: 24 x 17 cm
designer: richard paul lohse (jacket)

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again one of the standardised designs by richard paul lohse (1902-1988) for büchergilde gutenberg's scientific books series "forschung und leben" (research and life) – see story 278 for general infos. the book's title – "clouds, wind and weather" – is visualised by a sky blue photo of clouds overprinted by a weather map. lohse used a similar design idea for book 54.

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the cover features a matching sky blue cloth with white title.

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author max schüepp (1912-2004) was a professor and vice director of the swiss meteorological institute (today: meteowiss).

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