Gottlieb Ruth

Biography

Book covers, jackets, typography, type designs. Born 10 May 1905 in Ammertsweiler, Württemburg. 1924-7: studied in Stuttgart: one of his teachers was F.H. Ernst Schneidler. 1934-9: designed books and publicity for the Berlin publisher Ullstein. From 1953: taught at the Werkkunstschule, Offenbach a.M. Husband of Asta Ruth.

Writings about

    ‘Poster competition. 5. Internationale Bodensee-Messe, Friedrichshafen’, Graphik, 1954, 2, p. 96
  • Vollmer, 1962.
  • H.K. Frenzel, ‘G. Ruth’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Aug. 1934, pp. 8-15
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘Gottlieb Ruth’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., March 1960, pp. 42-7