He is one of the most remarkable and inspiring figures in the history of graphic design in the Netherland and Europe, designed catalogues, invitations, posters and brochures for the Stedelijk in Amsterdam. And also influenced to the development of typography since 60’s. Besides printwork Crouwel has designed several font sets, of which the “New Alphabet” (1967) is best known. It’s a highly abstract font, based on a dot-matrix system with grid. In the latter of 80’s the New Alphabet showed up in UK music scene.
For this exhibition, it shows the large type prints from its collaborated designs for T-shirt. Let’s see, wear and enjoy his refined typography world.
“Wim Crouwel” Exhibition
Date: April 13th – May 15th, 2016
Opening hours: 11:00 – 20:00
Place: graniph Harajuku Gallery
Address: 1F Diamond Bld., 6-12-17 Jungu-mae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81 (0)3 6419 3053
Text: Aya Shomura