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Heinrich Jost

Heinrich Jost – born 13. 10. 1889 in Magdeburg, Germany, died 27. 9. 1948 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – typographer, type designer, graphic designer. Trained as a bookseller and also attended courses at the Kunstgewerbe- und Handwerkerschule in Magdeburg.

  • 1908: Moves to Munich. 1911: takes evening courses at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Munich under Paul Renner and Emil Preetorius. Works as a book designer and graphic artist.
  • 1923–48: Art director of the Bauersche type foundry in Frankfurt am Main.

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