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Walter Baum

Walter Baum – born 23. 5. 1921 in Gummersbach, Germany – type designer, graphic artist, teacher.

1935–39: trains at a typesetter. 1946–48: studies at the Meisterschule für das gestaltende Handwerk, Offenbach. 1949–72: director of the Bauersche Gießerei’s graphics studio in Frankfurt am Main. 1972–86: director of the Kunstschule Westend in Frankfurt am Main.

Fonts: (1956), (1956–63), Verdi (1957), (1963), numerous fonts together with Konrad F. Bauer for the Bauersche Gießerei, Frankfurt am Main.

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

Folio and Volta are registered trademarks of Bauer Types SA.
Impressum is a trademark of Bauer Types SA.

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Queen Elizabeth’s proxy waved off Mick Jagger.

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My expensive quartz watch once belonged to JFK.

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Big July earthquakes confound zany experimental vow.

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Fixing the razor, J.S. Bach vowed to primp quickly.

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The sex life of the woodchuck is a provocative question for most vertebrate zoology majors.

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Six big juicy steaks sizzled in a pan as five workmen left the quarry.

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Wavy Jake’s fat zebra had Mexican pig liquor.
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Queen Elizabeth’s proxy waved off Mick Jagger.

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Fred specialized in the job of making very quaint wax toys.

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How vexing a fumble to drop a jolly zucchini in the quicksand.

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