Riri zipper, Pierre Gauchat
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Riri zipper

Artist: Pierre Gauchat
Year: 1946
Size: 128 x 90.5 cm / 50.4 x 35.6″

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One of the bestsellers among Swiss inventions is the riri zipper developed by Othmar Winterhalter in 1924. The poster is in perfect balance with the product itself. It is simple, effective and serves its function perfectly.

Artist: Pierre Gauchat

Pierre GAUCHAT was born in Zurich in 1902 and died in Cairo in 1956.
He studied graphic design under Ernst Keller at the Zurich School of Arts and Crafts and later in Munich. After learning about printing techniques during an internship at Orell Füssli, he started his own studio in Zurich in 1922 and taught graphic design from 1926 to 1945. He worked as a freelance graphic designer creating advertising, pos... more

Pierre GAUCHAT was born in Zurich in 1902 and died in Cairo in 1956.
He studied graphic design under Ernst Keller at the Zurich School of Arts and Craf ...

ts and later in Munich. After learning about printing techniques during an internship at Orell Füssli, he started his own studio in Zurich in 1922 and taught graphic design from 1926 to 1945. He worked as a freelance graphic designer creating advertising, pos... more
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