Walter Bohatsch, Austria (1997)
Walter Bohatsch began his career as a graphic designer in 1973 in Montreal, where he worked for John German Inc. and Gottschalk + Ash. From 1978-1981 Walter attended the postgraduate...Read full biography
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Entering the house by stepping up and into the house, exiting the house by walking down and leaving the house. A typographic play of readability from either one or the other side.
Walter Bohatsch began his career as a graphic designer in 1973 in Montreal, where he worked for John German Inc. and Gottschalk + Ash. From 1978-1981 Walter attended the postgraduate course for Structural Film and Graphic Design at the School of Design in Basel, Switzerland. In 1988 he took further courses at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, and at Harvard University, Cambridge.
In 1983 he set up his own office in Vienna, Austria. He taught ‘Experimental and Computer-Supported Typography’ from 1989 to 1992 at the University for Applied Arts in Vienna. In 1993 he and his former employee Clemens Schedler established Bohatsch und Schedler GmbH; in 1997 the firm was restructured. In 1998 he taught ‘Integral Design’ for the ‘Inter Media’ program at the University for Applied Sciences in Vorarlberg, Austria.
Pojects by Walter have received national and international awards and have been included in various exhibitions. He takes part in various national and international juries.
- Mark Gilbert,
- Wolfgang Homola,
- Gerald Schuba
Verlag Anton Pustet
The book Continuously is addressed to those involved in professions dealing with projects in the field of comprehensive visual communication. From the mission statement of the client to the final product – it sheds light on the creative process for both designers and clients. The book provides insight into the typically multi-faceted, day-to-day aspects of visual form-giving, never abandoning its strong link to content.
Seitenweise – Was das Buch ist
- Walter Bohatsch,
- several authors
Thomas Eder, Samo Kobenter, Peter Plener
The article “Content Space Book“ by Walter Bohatsch is published in the book “Seitenweise“ of the Federal Press Service Austria
Think (in) visual communication
- The European National Institutes for Culture in Warsaw (EUNIC) in cooperation with National Audio-Visual Institute (NInA), Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw, Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technologies (PJIIT) and the Academy of Fine Arts (ASP) in Katowice, Poland
Results in detail
- Sofia Design Week, Bulgaria
From simplicity to complexity to simplicity
- TypeSHED11, New Zealand
Bauen mit Zeichen
- aut. Architektur und tirol, Innsbruck/Austria
Other Professional Activities
Managing board »100 Schönste Plakate Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz«
2013 – present