Museum of Design Zurich – Stile Olivetti. History and forms of an Italian industry
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Museum of Design Zurich – Stile Olivetti. History and forms of an Italian industry

Artist: Ballmer, Walter
Year: 1961
Size: 127 x 90 cm / 50 x 35.4″
Price: CHF1300

About this poster

Walter Ballmer emigrated to Milan in 1947 and was hired by Adriano Olivetti for the company's communications department in the late 1950s. Over the following decades, Ballmer designed iconic posters characterised by the interplay of graphic design and photography. This poster promoted a small exhibition at the Zurich Museum of Design on the occasion of Ballmer's hundredth birthday.

Artist:

After leaving school, Walter Ballmer (1923-2011) trained as a graphic designer at the Basel School of Applied Arts. In 1947, he followed the example of many Swiss graphic artists and went to Milan, which was benefiting in particular from the economic upturn in the post-war period. Ballmer found his first job at the renowned Studio Boggeri, which Antonio Boggeri had founded in 1933 and which was one of the early re... more

After leaving school, Walter Ballmer (1923-2011) trained as a graphic designer at the Basel School of Applied Arts. In 1947, he followed the example of many ...

Swiss graphic artists and went to Milan, which was benefiting in particular from the economic upturn in the post-war period. Ballmer found his first job at the renowned Studio Boggeri, which Antonio Boggeri had founded in 1933 and which was one of the early re... more
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