Jan Tschichold

graphic designer (1902-1974)

Jan Tschichold (born Johannes Tzschichhold; 2 April 1902 Leipzig, Germany – 11 August 1974 Locarno, Switzerland) was a calligrapher, typographer, book designer, teacher and writer.

Jan Tschichold


  • The works of 'abstract' art are subtle creations of order out of simple contrasting elements.
    • Asymmetric Typography (1935)

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