August Trueb

Biography

Publicity, posters, packaging, exhibition display, logos. First trained as an architect. His interests turned to interior decoration, then advertising art. Living in Stuttgart in 1933, 1936.

Writings by

  • Räume und Menschen, Stuttgart: Hädecke, 1923.

Writings about

  • Hanns Josten, ‘Neue Weg und Aufgaben der Reklamekunst’, Die Reklame, March 1925, pp. 249-57 and 32p. supplement after p. 290 (AT designed the cover)
  • ‘Reichsreklamemesse’, Die Reklame, May 1925, pp. 503-5, 510
  • Hans Sahl, ‘August Trueb’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., April 1933, pp. 40-45
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘August Trueb’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Dec. 1936, pp. 2-9.
  • ‘Competition for a cover design for the “Gebrauchsgraphik”’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., June 1931, pp. 50-57