Student, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1947-1950.
Tscherny has received the highest honors among graphic designers. Tscherny was born in Budapest on July 12, 1924, and raised in Berlin. He came to the United States in 1941 and later attended Pratt Institute.
His early career included work for George Nelson.
In 1955, Tscherny opened his own practice. His corporate clients included Ernst & Whinney, Monadnock Paper Mills, The Ford Foundation, Pan Am, General Dynamics and Johnson & Johnson.
According to an Art Directors Club biography, "Tscherny also forged a strong relationship with the School of Visual Arts over the years. He designed SVA’s very first poster in 1956 and taught its first design course." He also designed the school"s logo.
Contributor design services to United Nations Association, Station W National Educational Television Public television, American Lung Association, Peace Corps, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Long Island State Park Commission With United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Institute Graphic Arts (president 1966-1968), Alliance Graphique Internationale.
Son of Mendel and Bella (Heimann) T. Married Sonia Katz, July 7, 1950. Children— Nadia, Carla.