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Ludwig & Mayer Brochure

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Jan 13th, 2014. Artwork published in 1969.
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A promotional brochure for type foundry Ludwig & Mayer using Permanent Headline and Permanent Halbfett (medium/semibold). The headline (“gestern, heute, morgen”) means “yesterday, today, tomorrow”. The reverse site reads “Decorative Type(?), Jobbing Type, Poster Type”.

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2 Comments on “Ludwig & Mayer Brochure”

  1. Jan 13th, 2014  10:35 am

    Garnituren is the German word for styles or cuts. Auszeichnung is the term for typographic emphasis. It doesn’t have to be decorative in the narrow sense of the word, it can also be used for an extralight or ultrabold cut, or an Italic. A literal translation for Auszeichnungsgarnituren would be ‘accentuating styles’.

  2. Jul 14th, 2014  5:04 pm

    Here’s a Ludwig & Meyer brochure from the same era for the American market via the import company Amsterdam Continental.

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