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Dr. Rudolf Wolf

Indices : Designers : Dr. Rudolf Wolf

German, born 1895 in Hechingen, Germany. Died by suicide on September 7, 1942.

Designer at the D. Stempel AG in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Among other things, Dr. Wolf was the designer of the famous Memphis type family, and the possible creator of the famous type design test string hamburgefontsiv.

Dr. Wolf received his PhD from the University of Frankfurt, and taught typography in addition to his designing and advertising duties at Stempel.

The Klingspor Museum in Offenbach has a PDF online listing all known typefaces attributed to Dr. Wolf.