German-born, Tschichold is one of the most outstanding and influential typographers of the 20th century, He cleared away the old typography of pre-1925 and made room for a modern, structured and regulated new typography. His work is characterised by rigorous structure, asymmetrical placement of contrasting elements, and layouts based on horizontal and vertical underlying grids.
Contributed by Florian Hardwig Source: https://www.hdg.de Stiftung Haus der Geschichte; EB-Nr. 1988/2/113.0047 . License: All Rights Reserved . Issued on the occasion of the (West) German federal election on March 6, 1983 . Die Grünen (“The Greens”) reached 5.6 per cent of the votes and were represented for the first