Sutnar, Ladislav

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1897-11-09
Death 1976-12-17
Americans
English, German, Czech

Biographical notes:

Czech designer. Director, State School of Graphic Arts, Prague, 1932-1939. Exhibition designer for Czech government. In U.S. worked free-lance and as art director for Sweet's Catalogue Service.

From the description of Ladislav Sutnar papers relating to designs and exhibitions, 1928-1969. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81972101

Graphic, display, and industrial designer. Born Pilsen, Austro-Hungary (now Plzen, Czech Republic), 9 November 1897. Sutnar immigrated to the United States in 1939. He was inspired by the Bauhaus and was an advocate for a constructivist and functional approach in graphic design stressing simplicity, order, and precision. He was the art editor of the Prague publishing house, "Druzstevni Prace." Sitmar was head designer for the Czech pavilion at 1939 New York World's Fair.

From the description of Ladislav Sutnar Collection, 1927-1976. (Smithsonian Institution Libraries). WorldCat record id: 39128709

Czech painter, engraver and designer, born 1897, who served as Director of the State School of Graphic Arts, Prague from 1932-1939. Settled in the United States where he worked as a free-lance designer and art director for Sweet's Catalogue Service.

From the description of Correspondence with Jan Tschichold, 1941-1946. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83527761

Czechoslovak industrial designer and artist.

From the description of Papers, 1927-1976, 1939-1976 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155473510

Graphic artist and industrial designer. Born 1897. Died 1976. Birth date also cited as 1887. Death date also cited as 1969.

From the description of Ladislav Sutnar papers, [ca. 1927]-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122576840

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Subjects:

  • Traveling exhibitions
  • Blocks (Toys)
  • Industrial designers
  • Advertising layout and typography
  • Posters, Czech
  • Graphic artists
  • Museum exhibits
  • Design
  • Porcelain
  • Letterhead
  • Glassware
  • Packaging
  • Toys
  • Graphic design
  • Design, Industrial
  • Bauhaus--Influence
  • Advertising

Occupations:

  • Designer

Places:

  • New York--New York (as recorded)
  • Czechoslovakia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Czech Republic (as recorded)
  • Czech Republic--Bohemia (as recorded)