Basle Museum of Design, Armin Hofmann
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Basle Museum of Design

Artist: Armin Hofmann
Year: 1952
Size: 126 x 90 cm / 49.6 x 35.4″
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Armin Hofmann designed brilliant posters in the 1950s and 1960s, taught at the Basel School of Design from 1946 to 1986 and with his colleagues contributed to the development of the Swiss International Style. Hofmann is well known for his use of black-and-white images and for his skill in conveying a message with the simplest of forms.

Artist: Armin Hofmann

Armin Hofmann was born 1920 in Winterthur, lives and works in Basel.
Between 1937 and 1939, he studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich and was trained as a lithographer until 1943.
From 1943 until 1948 Hofmann worked as lithographer in Basel and Berne and in his own graphic design studio.

Hofmann also worked as a teacher of graphic design and visual communication at the Basel School of Design,... more

Armin Hofmann was born 1920 in Winterthur, lives and works in Basel.
Between 1937 and 1939, he studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich and was train ...

ed as a lithographer until 1943.
From 1943 until 1948 Hofmann worked as lithographer in Basel and Berne and in his own graphic design studio.

Hofmann also worked as a teacher of graphic design and visual communication at the Basel School of Design,... more

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