Category: Food

12. February 2018

20th / 21st century | Series: Swiss Graphic Design

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The bitter something

The success story of Schweppes began more than 200 years ago in Switzerland. In 1972, Reinhart Morscher broke new ground with his advertising graphics for this exclusive British beverage. The graphic artist born on 11 February 1938 would have turned 80 yesterday.

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Darstellung eines Bauerntanzes auf einer Spanischsuppenschüssel aus der Glocken- und Geschützgiesserei Füssli, um 1600

11. January 2018

Modern Age | Food

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From Spanish soup to potpourri

Spanish soup was once the ultimate in Sunday meals. This stew was cooked and served in bronze tureens. The dish and its tureen have disappeared from our culinary consciousness. Only a few robust museum pieces and the foreign word potpourri remain.

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16. November 2017

20th / 21st century | Series: Swiss Graphic Design

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Art & cuisine

Food and drink played a central role in the life and work of the painter, commercial artist, “Nebelspalter” magazine caricaturist, book artist and legendary artists’ masked balls decorator Willi Rieser.

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27. October 2017

20th / 21st century | Series: Swiss Graphic Design

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“Take Knorrli with you!”

It’s Knorrli’s 70th birthday! The chipper wee chap with his round face and red pointed cap is one of the best-known figures in Swiss advertising.

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26. April 2017

Middle Ages | Society

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Revulsion, Morality and the Fork

On the History of Table Manners and Culture.

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