Who is Otto Arpke?

Otto Arpke (16 October 1886 – 4 December 1943) was a graphic artist, illustrator, painter, and researcher at the Kunst- und Gewerbeschule in Mainz. Arpke was famous for his designs for the movie Das Kabinet des Dr Caligari and posters for the North German Lloyd shipping line. He designed one type face, Arpke Antiqua (1928, Shriftguss type foundry) which is simple in digital form as Taiko.

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