Bruno Karberg

Biography

Posters, logos, certificates, wood engravings, bookbindings. Born 8 February 1896 in Curslack, near Hamburg. Studied at the Hamburg Kunstgewerbeschule: a teacher was Carl Otto Czeschka. By 1933: he had designed official seals for the City of Hamburg, and typographic borders for Genzsch & Heyse, Hamburg. Died before 1956.

Writings about

  • Harry Reuss-Löwenstein, ‘Bruno Karberg, Hamburg’, Imprimatur, 1933, pp. 65-80
  • Vollmer, 1956
  • www.travelbrochuregraphics.com.
  • Eduard Kruse, ‘Die neue Schutzmarke der Phoenix A.-G.’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Nov. 1931, pp. 62-3
  • Paul Helms, ‘Gebrauchsgraphik in Hamburg’, Archiv für Buchgewerbe und Gebrauchsgraphik, Leipzig: Deutsche Buchgewerbeverein., March 1937, pp. 107-20, esp. pp. 110-12, 117
  • H.K. Frenzel(?), ‘Bruno Karberg’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., March 1930, pp. 44-51