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OTL AICHER Munich 1972

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Publishing date: January, 2023
Edition: 2
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Edition DETAIL is launching the card game “Otl Aicher. Munich 1972” with 32 pairs of cards on the occasion of the 100th birthday of the designer from Ulm on 13 May 2021, as well as to mark the 50th anniversary of the Olympic Games in Munich. The 21 different sports – from cycling to high jump or archery – are represented, as well as further pictograms for easier orientation on the Olympic grounds. All of the symbols are timeless and international. They are components of a universal visual language that is as easy to understand as 50 years ago. Used as a popular orientation system internationally, Otl Aicher’s pictograms can be found in many parts of the world today.

The rules of the card game: Who can find the matching pairs? Who can keep track? The winner is the player who manages to collect the most pairs.

A card game to mark the occasion of the designer Otl Aicher’s 100th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972. Otl Aicher’s pictograms for the sports event are milestones of design history and icons of contemporary culture. The graphic designer from Ulm created a simple and easily comprehensible system based on graphic symbols to help visitors and sportspeople find their way around the venue. His pictograms can be understood intuitively – irrespective of nationality, language or reading skills. They form part of a comprehensive design concept that Otl Aicher and his team developed for visual communication of the games in Munich.

Edition DETAIL is launching the card game “Otl Aicher. Munich 1972” with 32 pairs of cards on the occasion of the 100th birthday of the designer from Ulm on 13 May 2021, as well as to mark the 50th anniversary of the Olympic Games in Munich. The 21 different sports – from cycling to high jump or archery – are represented, as well as further pictograms for easier orientation on the Olympic grounds. All of the symbols are timeless and international. They are components of a universal visual language that is as easy to understand as 50 years ago. Used as a popular orientation system internationally, Otl Aicher’s pictograms can be found in many parts of the world today.The card game is published with courtesy of www.otl-aicher-piktogramme.de.

The rules of the card game: Who can find the matching pairs? Who can keep track? The winner is the player who manages to collect the most pairs.

  • On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich
  • To mark the 100th birthday of the designer from Ulm, Otl Aicher
  • Icons of contemporary culture
  • Milestones of graphic design
  • With an essay on the history of pictograms

This card game is not intended for children under the age of 14.

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