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Remembering Wim Crouwel (1928–2019)

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Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:22:29 +0000
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<img width="640" height="353" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="A black and white portrait of Wim Crouwel seated in a study. He looks dignified. He gazes into the near distance. He is wearing a suit with no tie. He has sweeping white hair." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 700w, 300w, 170w, 1200w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="35672" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1200,661" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;1&quot;}" data-image-title="Wim Crouwel_Portrait_Facebook" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />TRIBUTE Author: Ellen Lupton, Senior curator of contemporary Design  Wim Crouwel (Dutch, 1928–2019) was a giant figure in the history of graphic design. This tall, elegant man produced an astonishing body of work that is at once functional and experimental, objective and personal. His contribution has special importance for museums. A pioneer of graphic identity,...
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