Jaroslav Benda: 1882-1970

Jaroslav Benda 1882–1970: Typographic Designs and Letterforms

By Petra Dočekalová

Jaroslav Benda 1882-1970 represents a historic attempt to exhaustively capture the typographic work of the Czech artist and type designer, outlining his personal and artistic development along with his expressive handwritten lettering and transformative typographic forms, not only on paper but also less-used materials such as metal, stone, and glass.