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1896
—Günter Gerhard Lange desings Akzidenz Grotesk for the Berthold Type Foundry.

1918
—Ernst Keller begins teaching at The School of Art & Design in Zürich, Switzerland.

1934
—Herbert Matter designs Swiss travel posters & brochures.

1947
—Emil Ruder & Armin Hofmann begin teaching at The School of Design in Basel, Switzerland.

1953
—Otl Aicher & Max Bill found the Ulm School of Design in Ulm, Germany.

1954
—Adrian Frutiger designs Univers for the Deberny & Peignot Type Foundry.

1957
—Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann design Helvetica for the Haas Type Foundry.
—Josef Müller-Brockmann begins teaching at The School of Art & Design in Zürich, Switzerland.

1958
—Neue Grafik (New Graphic Design) journal begins publication.
—Ulm School of Design closes.

1964
—Yuseku Kamekura designs posters for the Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
—Massimo Vignelli, Ralph Eckerstrom, James Fogelman, Wally Gutches, Larry Klein, Robert Moldafsky and Bob Noorda found Unimark International.

1965
Neue Grafik (New Graphic Design) journal ends publication.
—Armin Hofmann publishes Methodik der Form und Bildgestaltung (Graphic Design Manual).

1967
—Josef Müller-Brockmann opens Müller-Brockmann & Co. advertising agency.

1972
—Otl Aicher designs posters and international symbology for the Olympics in Munich, Germany.

1974
—AIGA and the US Department of Transportation begin publication of universal symbol signs.

1977
Unimark closes.

1981
—Josef Müller-Brockmann publishes Raster Systeme fur die Visuele Gestaltung (Grid Systems in Graphic Design).

1984
Müller-Brockmann & Co. closes.

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