About this poster
A creative 1938 poster by Alois Carigiet for Silvikrin hair tonic. There was a flood of complaints from hairdressers who claimed that women were afraid grass and flowers would really grow on their head if they used Silvikrin. (Reference: So nicht – Umstrittene Plakate in der Schweiz, 2009).
Artist: Alois Carigiet
The graphic designer, painter and illustrator Alois Carigiet was born in Trun (Grisons) in 1902 and came to Chur with his family in 1911. After finishing an apprenticeship as a stage painter in Chur, he went to work for a renowned graphic design studio in Zurich from 1923 to 1927. In 1927 he opened his own studio in Zurich, where he spent the next 12 years doing graphic design commissions for tourism, consumer goo... more
The graphic designer, painter and illustrator Alois Carigiet was born in Trun (Grisons) in 1902 and came to Chur with his family in 1911. After finishing an ...
- Poster No.: 1882
- Company: unbekannt - no indication
- Printer: Orell-Füssli, Zürich
- Size: 102 x 64 cm / 40.2 x 25.2″
- Printing technique:Lithograph in colours
Very good condition. Picture preserved completely. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges.
- Publications:Das Schweizer Plakat - L‘affiche suisse - The Swiss Poster
Meister der Plakatkunst - Ausstellung im Rahmen der Juni-Festwochen Zürich 31. Mai bis 19. Juli 1959.
So nicht! Umstrittene Plakate in der Schweiz 1883-2009