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Olympische Spiele Munchen 1972

Posted by Scott


This Otl Aicher-designed Olympic poster is from Blanka. I see them linked on FFFFOUND all the time but I really don’t know what they’re  all about. At first I thought they were an agency but now I think they’re just some sort of design shop with all sorts of cool stuff that is never in stock. At any rate, it’s fun to look at the pictures; they have an extensive archive of vintage poster prints.

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Yaco says:

June 27, 2008 at 10:15 am

The use of simple text, white margins and plain, albeit handcrafted color is surprisingly delightful in a lot of the work Scott posts. It is a tendency that, even though effective, is underused to day in light of more complex, sometimes overtly dramatic design today.
does anyone know of a realistic way to get a ffffound! account? I do not know that many people abroad, and getting an invitation seems like something that’s handed down. I’d forever appreciate it!

Colombia says hello!

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Greg says:

July 7, 2008 at 9:42 am

Max Brill designed this poster, not Otl Aicher–note the signature at the top.

Max and Otl worked together to create a design school in Germany in the 50′s so it’s no surprise that they would have collaborated on this project.

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Zach says:

July 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm

This is totally random and about a month late, but just out of curiosity, does anyone on here have a ffffound invitation or know how one goes about obtaining one? They seem very elusive…

Thanks so much,

Zach

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August 14, 2008 at 4:48 am

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August 14, 2008 at 4:50 am

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August 14, 2008 at 4:55 am

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