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Bárány, Nándor

1882 - 1913

Nándor Bárány was a typographer, pressman and graphic artist. He had outstanding talent in graphic design and typography, but he died at a very young age leaving behind only a few known works. Initially he was working and learning the crafts of printing at the Athenaeum Printing House; meanwhile he finished studies at the School for Applied Arts. Later he went to London to study old printing techniques. Coming home he started a career as teacher at the same art school, besides producing fine works. He had innovative advertising designs, such as the renowation of the art of drop caps.