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Thing of the month December 2014:

Cover of "Neue Werbung" 1959, designed by Werner Klemke

The last Thing of the month in 2014 is the cover of the magazine "Neue Werbung" 1959, which was designed by Werner Klemke.
"Neue Werbung" was the scientific journal for theory and practice of advertising in GDR. Since 1954 it was published by the publishing company Verlag Die Wirtschaft Berlin. Key topics were advertising, graphic design, typography, photography, poster art, book illustration and exhibition design.
The Berlin graphic artist Werner Klemke (1917-1994) designed numerous book illustrations which were nationally and internationally renowned. Well known are his cover illustrations for the popular magazine "Das Magazin".
From 1951 to 1982 Werner Klemke was lecturer and professor of graphic, illustration and typography at the Kunsthochschule Weißensee.

Cover of "Neue Werbung" 1959, designed by Werner Klemke
Souvenir-Pillow Brandenburg Gate
Poster "Deutsche Werkbundausstellung Coeln 1914" designed by F. H. Ehmcke
Repurposed military object from the First World War
cat pic
advertisting poster from 1952
Hand-shaped peeler
dumbbell (part of a tank)

milk watcher
mysterious thing
Hallesche Form
Table clock NEOS Memphis, 1988

Glitter nail files
Fan heater Astron (Mod. AD 14), 1953
SpongeBob Easter Egg
Vacuum Cleaner, Siemens
Hairdrier WIX Model 5061, "Snoopy", 1993
Coffee mug
Outsider – Plush Toy
Hermann Muthesius to Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Catalogue of my Japonica
Catalogue of my Japonica
Riemerschmid to Muthesius, 1902
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Thing of the month 12-14

Cover of "Neue Werbung" 1959, designed by Werner Klemke

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