München Olympic Games Poster 1972
Designed by Otl Aicher
Otl Aicher - Born May 13, 1922 in Ulm, Germany – Died September 1, 1991 in Günzburg, Germany, also known as Otto Aicher, was a German graphic designer and typographer. He is best known for having designed pictograms for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich that proved influential on the use of stick figures for public signage, as well as designing the typeface Rotis. Aicher also co-founded the Ulm School of Design.
Otl Aicher also helped to design the logo of the Munich Olympics.
Otl Aicher also created the first official Olympic Mascot, a striped dachshund named Waldi.
Otl Aicher created the rotis font family in 1988.