200th Birthday of Ernst Litfaß

Posted on February 11, 2016

The inventor of the Litfaßsäule (advertising column) Ernst Litfaß was born on February 11, 1816. Today is his 200th birthday which we’d like to celebrate with this news article.

Litfaß advertising column inspired us and influenced a major part of our project. It’s how the idea with the sailing advertisement medium was born.

Litfaßsäule (advertising column)

These columns are not only used for advertisement purposes. They serve i.a. as storage for city cleaning equipment and underground service vents.

The Litfaßsäule is irreplaceable and still manages to attract attention, even in the present digital era. We take it a step further and use its power to improve dental health all around the world.

If you want to learn more about Ernst Litfaß, head on over to this article on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernst_Litfaß

Best,

The Osorno Crew