Berlin hipster export
Designer Werner Aisslinger was responsible for the interior design of the new Stockholm hotel “Hobo”, set to open next week. He explained his concept on a car ride through Berlin.
The quality of any system of pictograms is primarily defined by its simplicity and exhaustiveness. Our pictograms have no truck with fads and trends, having recourse to a clear and unequivocal visual language instead. Originally devised as signage for the
Munich Olympic Games and Frankfurt Airport by graphic artist Otl Aicher, they have lost none of their exemplary impact and are still utterly contemporary more than 35 years on. The ongoing addition of new pictograms reflects technical innovations as well
as the convergence of international markets.The spectrum of over 400 signs covers virtually every application in the public and commercial spheres. All pictograms draw on a uniform, copyrighted formal vocabulary, thus allowing for random permutations wit
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