Hans Peter Schmoller

(1916—1985) typographer

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Jan Tschichold (1902—1974) typographer and writer

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William Shakespeare (1564—1616) playwright and poet


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Succeeding Tschichold at Penguin Books to be typographer, production manager, director, and consultant successively (1949–80), he made Penguin a byword for good design. His triumphs include the Pelican History of Art series and a prize-winning one-volume Shakespeare (1969).

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