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News: Herbert W. Kapitzki 1925 - 2005
April 26, 2005

Herbert W. Kapitzki exhibition at the Kunstbibliothek in Berlin Herbert W. Kapitzki, german graphic design pioneer

Herbert W. Kapitzki (1925.02.24 Gdansk (PL) - 2005.04.22 Berlin (DE)) , a student of Willy Baumeister, did pioneering work in exhibition design, logos, corporate identy, signage and on the visualization of information. He was a teacher at the legendary "Hochschule fuer Gestaltung Ulm" from 1964 - 1968, and at the "Hochschule der Kuenste Berlin" from 1970 to 1990.

The picture at left is from the recent exhibition at the Kunstbibliothek in Berlin organized on his 80th birthday, kindly provided by Anita Kuehnel, curator of the exhibition.

Press text for exhibition (in german)
Press text for exhibition (in english)
Comment on the exhibition (in italian)
Herbert W. Kapitzki web site

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