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A Swiss Legacy “I have always felt obligated to make a constructive contribution to the future of society. I have never lost the feeling that i have a task to perform.�

http://gdf2007.blogspot.com/2007_05_01_archive.html

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Inspiration Constructivism

http://wiki.com

De Stijl

Suprematism

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http://gridness.net/vintage/posters-by-the-master-jm-b/

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Industrial Typefaces

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Photography

http://gridness.net/vintage/posters-by-the-master-jm-b/

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The Grid System

1959 Production Drawing

http://www.flickr.com/photos/yearofthesheep/4548528482/in/photostream/

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The Grid System

1980 Production Drawing

http://www.flickr.com/photos/yearofthesheep/4548528482/in/photostream/

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His Book

“The Italians find wide-ranging solutions using the grid, the Germans use it soberly, but the Swedes fill it with imagination.�

http://www.eyemagazine.com

-Jospeh Muller- Brockmann

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The International Swiss Style Use of a mathematical grid to provide an orderly and unified structure Asymmetrical arrangement Sans serif typefaces in a flush left and ragged right format. Black and white photography in place of illustrations.

http://www.designhistory.org/posters.html http://www.internationalposter.com

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“ The grid system is an aid, not a guarantee. It permits a number of possible uses and each designer can look for a solution appropriate to his personal style. But one must learn how to use the grid; it is an art that requires practice.â€? -Josef MĂźller-Brockmann

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Josef Müller-Brockmann