Otl Aicher’s design legacy book

A new book published by Prestel explores the design legacy of the German graphic designer and typographer, Otl Aicher.

To mark the centenary of his birth, the new book has a complete insight into ways in which Aicher has influenced contemporary design both in practice and theory.

As well as his passion for teaching, the publication explores Aicher’s achievements beyond the world of design and his desire to challenge the culture and society of his time. Aicher’s bold yet accessible designs have become the basis in today’s universal language. In particular his pictograms, which help to direct people around the world through subways, to bathrooms, airports, hospitals and many more.