- Year of birth, place
- 1922, Stuttgart, Germany
- Hans Köhler studied painting and graphics at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart after an apprenticeship as a color lithographer and studies at the Höhere grafische Fachschule in Stuttgart. Assisted lectures by Max Bense at the Technische Hochschule Stuttgart. He worked as an art director for Kodak and as a chief design consultant for IBM Germany. He lives in Stuttgart, DE.