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Kurt Weidemann

Kurt Weidemann – born 15. 12. 1922 in Eichmedien, Germany (today Poland) – typographer, graphic designer, author, teacher.

1950–52: trains as a typesetter in Lübeck. 1953–55: studies book graphics and typography at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart. 1955: starts freelancing as a graphic designer, advertising consultant and copywriter. Clients include COOP, Zeiss, Merck AG, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimer-Benz AG, Deutsche Aerospace AG and Deutsche Bahn AG. Designs books for publishers who include the Büchergilde Gutenberg, Ullstein, Propyläen, Ernst Klett and Thieme. 1955–64: type manager of the specialist journal “Der Druckspiegel”. 1965–85: professor at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart. 1983: starts teaching at the Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Unternehmensführung in Koblenz. From 1987 onwards: corporate identity consultant to Daimler-Benz. 1990: reworks Porsche AG’s corporate identity. 1991: starts teaching at the Hochschule für Gestaltung at the Zentrum für Kunst- und Medientechnologie in Karlsruhe. Weidemann has won numerous awards, including the Lucky Strike Designer Award from the Raymond-Loewy-Stiftung (1955) and Germany’s Order of Merit (1996).

Fonts: Biblica (1979), (1983), Corporate A.S.E. (1985–89).

Publications include: "Wo der Buchstabe das Wort führt", Stuttgart 1995; “Wortarmut”, Karlsruhe 1995. Uta Brandes “Kurt Weidemann. Das Nachbild auf der Netzhaut”, Göttingen 1995.

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

ITC Weidemann is a registered trademark of International Typeface Corporation.

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Mozart’s jawing quickly vexed a fat bishop.
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Six crazy kings vowed to abolish my quite pitiful jousts.

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Queen Elizabeth’s Major picked five sexy wigs.
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King Alexander was just partly overcome after quizzing Diogenes in his tub.
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Jay visited back home and gazed upon a brown fox and quail.
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Five or six big jet planes zoomed quickly by the tower.
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Dumpy kibitzer jingles as exchequer overflows.
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