Hans Hillmann (1925-2014) is considered the founding father of the modern German film poster. Over a period of more than two decades, the illustrator created posters that entered the canon of international design history due to their revolutionary new visual ideas. This bilingual monograph features Hilmann's well-known posters next to unknown works works from his private archive.
The A5 series is intended as an archive on graphic design. Each volume introduces outstanding personalities and important themes from the history of international graphic design, with numerous illustrations, essays and interviews. A5 is a cooperation between the labor visuell in the desgin department at the Fachhochschule Düsseldorf and Lars Müller Publishers.
Winner of the 'Die schönsten deutschen Bücher 2009' Award
Edited by Jens Müller, labor visuell at the University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf
Design: Jens Müller