Otl Aicher was an outstanding personality in modern design. His work is anchored in a "philosophy of making" inspired e.g. by Ockham, Kant or Wittgenstein, a philosophy concerned with the prerequisites and aims, the objects and claims of design. New edition of writings on design.
About the author
Otl Aicher (1922-1991) was an outstanding personality in modern design, he was a co-founder of the legendary Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG), the Ulm School of Design, Germany. His works since the fifties of the last century in the field of corporate design, e.g. Lufthansa, and his pictograms for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich are major achievements in the visual communication of our times.
Prof. Dr. em. Wilhelm Vossenkuhl is a professor of Philosophy at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich.