Jan Tschichold | the artist




The artist Jan Tschichold
Born April 2 1902, Leipzig, Germany.
Died August 11, 1974 Locarno, Switzerland.

Style and technique of the artist: Printmakers, Documenta Kassel,

Typography
Fonts: Transit (1931), Saskia (1931), Zeus (1931), Sabon


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Biography and examples
Jan Tschichold was to become the chief propagandist for the New Typography, although he was never fully associated with them. In 1925 Tschichold submitted elementaire typographie, a special issue of the trade journal Typographische Mitteillungen.
Die Sabon-Antiqua ist die bekannteste Schrift des deutschen Schriftentwerfers Jan Tschichold…


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