Bernd Steiner

Biography

Posters, illustrations. Born 10 April 1884 in Vienna. Designed many of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping posters. At the time of his death he was also artistic manager of the Bremen Municipal Theatre (Stadttheater). Died 10 December 1933 in Vienna.

Writings about

    H.K. Frenzel, ‘Der Norddeutsche Lloyd und seine neuen Plakate’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., 1929, v. 3, pp. 14-16
  • ‘Prof. Bernd Steiner’ (obituary), Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Jan. 1934, pp. 64-5
  • Hellmut Rademacher, Deutsche Plakatkunst und ihre Meister, Hanau: Verlag Werner Dausien, 1965., 1965 (illust.).
  • Kurt Kauffmann, ‘Means of propaganda [advertising] employed by the North German Lloyd’ (shipping line), Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., v. 4, 1928, pp. 3-15
  • Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., April 1931, in ad inset at end (Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen poster)
  • H.K. Frenzel, ‘Advertising means of the North German Lloyd’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., May 1935, pp. 2-15