Editor: Walter Strasser Publisher: Geigy Publication: 1958, First Edition Binding: Perfect-bound Pages: 126 Size: 165 x 235mm Text: English, French, German Design: Therese Moll
Double centenary book published in 1958, profiling the story of Geigy - a Swiss chemical company.
'In the 1950-60s Geigy's innovative communications and graphic design department was one of the key institutions to develop and popularise what is now known as "Swiss style graphic design". The book design is Swiss style epitomised: multi-language, multi-column, grid-based layout with sans-serif type set unjustified. The impressive colour photos are credited to René Groebli, the booklet was designed by Therese Moll, a highly talented Swiss graphic designer who had worked for Studio Boggeri in Milan before teaming up with Karl Gerstner in Basel.' (Source) www.wiedler.ch
Condition: Good. All titles are used and show light shelf ware consistent with age. Slight rubbing to covers. Ex-libris with sticker to cover, and ink stamps to first end page. Please contact me for further information on condition.
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