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Hans Bohn

Hans Bohn – born 23. 12. 1891 in Oberlahnstein, Germany, died 10. 5. 1980 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – graphic artist, type designer, typographer, teacher.

Trained at the Technische Lehranstalt in Offenbach and then worked for the Ullstein publishing house in Berlin until 1914. 1919–30: graphic artist for the Klingspor type foundry in Offenbach, working closely with Karl Klingspor. After the Second World War, he works as a commercial artist. 1946–56: teaches at the Meisterschule für das gestaltende Handwerk in Offenbach. Has worked for numerous publishers, including Rowohlt (Hamburg), Schneekluth (Darmstadt), Ullstein (Berlin) and Fischer (Frankfurt am Main).

Fonts: Orplid (1929), Mondial (1936–39), Allegro (1937), (1957).

* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.

Kuenstler Script is a trademark of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, which may be registered in certain jurisdictions, exclusively licensed through Linotype GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.

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The five boxing wizards jump quickly.
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Two hardy boxing kangaroos jet from Sydney to Zanzibar on quicksilver pinions.


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