Anton Stankowski was born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on 18 of June 1906. He apprenticeship for couple years as a decorative painter before meet his most influential teacher, Max Burchartz at the Folkwangschule, Essen. He worked shortly as a freelancer for Canis Advertising Agency in Bochum. At the end of the 1929, he was invited to work in the one of most prominent advertising studio, Max Dalang in Zurich where he developed a prototype for contemporary advertising style called “constructive graphis”. He also met Richard P Lohse, Max bill, Verena Loewensberg, Hans Neuburg and others who later became known as “Zuricher Konkreten.” In 1939, he established his own studio called Grafische Atelier in Stuttgart but shortly he was drafted into army and had to go to war. In 1972, Karl Duschek became his partner at the Grafische Atelier where they develop one of my favorite logos, Deutsche Bank. At the end of his life, he devoted himself into painting. in 1998, he passed away and German Artist Federation awarded Stankowski the honorary Harry Graf Kessler Award for his life work.