Rolf Harder (graphic designer)

Quick Facts

Born: July 10, 1929 (Hamburg, Germany)
Died: August 28, 2013 (Montreal, Canada)
Citizenship: Canadian
Education:   Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts
Awards: He has won more than 100 national and international design awards and prizes. He was one of two Canadian designers represented at the 36th Venice Biennale; one of two Canadian winners of the World Logo Design Award (International Trade Mark Centre, Belgium, 1998).
Memberships: AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale), an academician at the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and honorary member of société des designers graphique du Québec

Known for

Rolf Harder is best known for the clarity and directness of his designs and his commitment to the communication of essential design solutions. Geometry, abstraction, simplicity and order played a very important role in his work.

Design becomes boring if it is not inventive, if the idea is lacking.

Rolf Harder

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