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Design: Matthieu Visentin
Pages: 384, 511 illustrations
Size: 21 × 26 cm, 8 ¼ × 10 ¼ in
Publisher: Lars Müller Publishers
Lars Müller, born in Oslo in 1955 and a Norwegian citizen, has been based in Switzerland since 1963. After becoming a graphic designer in Zurich, extended travels, and a one-year assistant position with designer Wim Crouwel in Amsterdam, Müller established his studio in Baden/Switzerland in 1982.
In 1983 Müller published his first book and, as Lars Müller Publishers, has produced some 600 titles to date.
Lars Müller is a passionate educator and has taught at various universities in Switzerland and in Europe. Since 2009 he has been a guest lecturer at Harvard University Graduate School of Design GSD. Müller frequently serves on academic and competition juries and is currently a member of the steering board of Design Preis Schweiz. From 2013 to 2015, Müller was the international president of AGI Alliance Graphique Internationale.
Lars Müller is also a designer outside the sphere of books and offers conceptual advice in communication and design to institutions and enterprises according to his personal interests.
Lars Müller Publishers GmbH, Zurich
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