Born 7-2-1913 in Zurich, Switzerland
Dead 10-6-1986 in Zurich, Switzerland
Type designer, typographer, graphic designer
1928-32: trains as a graphic artist in Zurich.
1932-33: studies at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich, then at the Académie Ranson and the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in paris. Art director of the Fretz printing works in Zurich for ten years.
From 1954 onwards: runs his own studio in Zurich. His areas of work include books, signage systems, exhibition planning, logos and posters. Numerous exhibitions and awards.
Die type, Basle 1946
Signet Signal Stymbol, 1970, Zurich
Form+Communication, Zurich, 1974
Visual transformation, Zurich 1982