Otto «Otl» Aicher (13 May 1922 – 1 September 1991). Graphic designer, typographer, and professor of architecture and design at Hochschule für Gestaltung in Ulm, which he co-founded with Max Bill, and Inge Aicher-Scholl. We were invited to design two A2…
A brief look at the career of German graphic designer Otl Aicher.
This brochure is a little dedication to the great German designer Otl Aicher. Not only did his projects and his way of thinking impress me, but a… Read More This brochure is a little dedication to the great German designer Otl Aicher. Not only did his projects and his way of thinking impress me
Gesetzt wurde alles in Schriftschnitten der von Aicher entwickelten «Rotis». This project includes a small brochure (24 pages) with quotes of Otl Aicher that are typographically illustrated and a series of posters that discribe three parts of his life. I used the by Aicher created font «Rotis» in different styles.
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Otto «Otl» Aicher (13 May 1922 – 1 September 1991) was a German graphic designer and typographer. He is best known for having designed pictograms for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich that proved influential on the use of stick figures for public signage, as well as designing the typeface Rotis.
Alma mater: Academy of Fine Arts Munich
«A Notes on Design series on design icons begins with the work of Otl Aicher, the famous designer who invented icons for wayfinding, toilets, and sports.» «I really like Otl Aicher’s classic logo design, the simple bold shapes are beautifully composed.» «Otl Aicher, sign system for Frankfurt Airport, 1971.
«The event graphics and pictograms created for the Olympics by designers such as Otl Aicher, Lance Wyman and Deborah Sussman are part of a historic tradition that continues to this day.» «Information Graphics by Francisco Taveras, via Behance» «Otl Aicher | Tranquilidad inquieta»
Otl Aicher Aicher was born in Ulm, in the south-western state of Baden-Württemberg, on May 13, 1922. Aicher was a classmate and friend of Werner Scholl, and through him met Werner’s family, including his siblings Hans and Sophie Scholl, both of whom would …
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Otl Aicher was an eminent German graphic designer and typographer. His most notable works include the pictograms that he designed for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. His use of stick figures for public signage had an influential effect on graphic designing.