Felix Müller

Biography

Publicity, exhibition design. Born 1923 in Solingen. War years: studied applied art at Staatliche Werkkunstschule, Wuppertal, where a teacher was Hans Schreiber; later, assistant in Jupp Ernst studio. 1949/50: established the ‘müller-blase’ studio, Wuppertal, with Karl Oskar Blase; designed graphics and exhibitions for Amerika Haus. From 1954: taught commercial art at the Landeskunstschule (State Art School), Bremen; in 1959 he became the director. 1967: living in Bremen.

Writings about

    Eberhard Hölscher, ‘Advertising art in post-war Germany’, Graphis 34, 1951, pp. 58-79
  • Ludwig Ebenhöh, ‘müller-blase’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., June 1955, pp. 8-13
  • E. Hölscher, ‘The best German posters of 1955’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Aug. 1956, pp. 18-25
  • E. Hölscher, ‘The special stamps of the Federal Postal Services 1956’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., March 1957, pp. 22-7
  • E. Hölscher, ‘A new system of exhibition’ (America House), Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Nov. 1957, pp. 52-3
  • E. Hölscher, ‘Calendar review 1958/9’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., July 1959, pp. 18-25
  • E. Hölscher, ‘Felix Müller’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Jan. 1961, pp. 2-9.
  • Carl Heussner, ‘müller-blase’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Nov. 1953, pp. 26-33
  • E. Hölscher, ‘50 years of the German P.O. motorbuses’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Nov. 1955, pp. 18-23
  • E. Hölscher, ‘Special postage stamps issued by the German Post Office in 1955’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Dec. 1955, pp. 8-13
  • E. Hölscher, ‘The best German posters of 1956, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Aug. 1957, pp. 2-7
  • Carl Heussner, ‘Through the year with the mails’ (Federal Postal Services calendar), Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., April 1958, pp. 2-7
  • E. Hölscher, ‘One year with the Federal Mails’ (Bundespost calendar), Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Nov. 1960, pp. 50-56