Hans Bohn

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Hans Bohn
Born December 23, 1891 (1891-12-23)
Died May 10, 1980 (1980-05-11) (aged 88)
Occupation German graphic artist and typographer

Hans Bohn (December 23, 1891 – May 10, 1980) was a German graphic artist and typographer.[1] He developed the fonts Orplid, Mondial, Allegro, and the heavier weight of Kuenstler Script.

After training at the Technische Lehranstalt in Offenbach, he began his professional career at the Ullstein Verlag in Berlin in 1914. From 1919 to 1930, he worked at Gebr. Klingspor. Afterwards he was a freelance graphic designer. He produced fonts and graphic arts for the Ludwig & Mayer foundry, a major German foundry, in the 1930s. In the 1950s, he produced the Kuenstler font for the D Stempel AG foundry.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Font Designer - Hans Bohn". Linotype web site. Linotype GmbH. 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-27. 

External links[edit]

Kuenstler Font at Adobe: [1]