Günter Dongowski

Biography

Publicity, package design, typography. Born 16 April 1923 in Löfzen, East Prussia. First trained as an engineer. After the war he studied at the Stuttgart Höhere Graphische Fachschule, then at the Stuttgart Akademie der Bildenden Künste where one of his teachers was Eugen Funk. By 1959: working with his designer-wife Gisela.

Writings about

  • Vollmer, 1961.
  • E. Hölscher, ‘Günter & Gisela Dongowski’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Oct. 1959, pp. 44-51
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘Günter & Gisela Dongowski’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Oct. 1956, pp. 18-25