Karl Straub


Posters, publicity, books. Born Karl Ludwig Straub 28 January 1900 in Stuttgart. 1920-22: studied at the Kunstschule. 1925-6: studied at the Stuttgart Landesschule followed by further studies at the Bauhaus, Dessau. By 1933 he had designed travel and industrial publicity and posters.

Writings about

  • Vollmer, 1962.
  • H.K. Frenzel, ‘Karl Straub’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Aug. 1933, pp. 26-31