(1893 - 1948)
Joost Schmidt was active/lived in Germany. Joost Schmidt is known for typography, graphic design, educator.
Biography Joost Schmidt
Joost Schmidt (1893-1948) was a teacher or master at the Bauhaus and later a professor at the College of Visual Arts, Berlin. He was a visionary typographer and graphic designer who is best known for designing the famous poster for the 1923 Bauhaus Exhibition in Weimar, Germany.
Schmidt studied art at the Grand-Ducal Saxon Academy of Fine Art in Weimar, before becoming a student at the Bauhaus School from 1919-1925, training in the wood-carving workshop. He became the master student of Max Thedy and received his diploma in painting in the winter semester of 1913/1914.
Joost Schmidt taught lettering at the school from 1925-1932; head of the sculpture workshop from 1928-1930. He was also head of the Advertising, Typography, Prin
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