Advertising brochure for Pausa

Thing of the Month May 2015
Advertising brochure for Pausa

Abstrakte Grafik aus kreuzenden Formen und Strichen in Blau, Rot und Gelb vor weißem Hintergrund. Titel: Prisma

Advertising brochure, designed by Anton Stankowski for Pausa, 1958 © Collection Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge / Photo: Armin Herrmann

The graphic designer Anton Stankowski (1906–1998) designed 1958 the advertising brochure for the collection "Prisma", made by the textile company Pausa. The company was founded in 1919 and existed till 2004. Like Anton Stankowski Pausa was member of the Deutsche Werkbund.
In the early 1950s Stankowski shaped the corporate design of Pausa. He designed brochures and stands at trade fairs.

Anton Stankowski designed corporate designs for numerous companies, among them the logos of Deutsche Bank, Viessmann, Iduna and of the Southern German radio broadcasting.

The advertising brochure "Prisma" is currently shown at the special exhibition "Ephemera. Advertising Graphics from the Collection of Documents of Everyday Culture".