Bruno K. Wiese


Packaging, posters, logos, stamps. Born Bruno Karl Wiese 7 April 1922. Apprenticed as a lithographic printer. 1945-9: studied at the Berlin Hochschule für bildende Künste: a teacher was O.H.W. Hadank; Wiese later served as his assistant, to 1954 at which time he started his own Hamburg studio: Studio for Visual Design. 1967: living in Hamburg.

Writings about

  • Gerda Finsterer-Stuber, Marken und Signete, Stuttgart: Julius Hoffmann, 1957
  • Vollmer, 1962
  • Hans Kuh, ‘Bruno K. Wiese’, Graphis 170, 1974, pp. 508-12 Richard Roth, ‘Postage stamp design in West Germany’, Graphis 208, 1980, pp. 146-9, 184.