Category: Series: Swiss Graphic Design

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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7. December 2017

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

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On the road with Rosmarie Tissi

Rosmarie Tissi, graphic designer for almost 60 years, talks about her work, experiences and views.

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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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6. November 2017

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

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New movie posters for Zurich

The works of the Lucerne graphic designer Paul Brühwiler were virtually omnipresent on Zurich’s cultural billboards for almost 20 years, achieving cult status. Even in the office of the director of the Film Podium they were not safe from thieves.

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30. October 2017

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

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Celebrating Donald Brun’s 108th birthday

Donald Brun was born in Basel on 30/10/1909, exactly 108 years ago today. Since Brun completed his apprenticeship as an advertising illustrator in 1930, the techniques and tools have changed. Yet his posters are still understood today and some humour is timeless.

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