Font Designer – Rudolf Wolf

Rudolf Wolf – born 2. 1. 1895 in Hechingen, Germany, died 7. 9. 1942 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – advertising manager, type designer, teacher. Studied at the university in Frankfurt am Main. Ph. D.

1922–42: works as advertising manager for D. Stempel AG in Frankfurt am Main, where he is responsible for type design.

Font: Memphis® (1930).

Publication: "Fraktur und Antiqua", Frankfurt am Main 1934.

* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.