Polizeidepartement Basel-Stadt designed by Moritz Zwimpfer, Basel in 1958

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Swiss Posters from the 1958 Best Poster Award (Die besten Plakate des Jahres 1958)

A selection of poster designs from Die besten Plakate des Jahres 1958 with a translated foreword by Maria Netter. Featuring the work of Müller-Brockmann, Celestino Piatti, Donald Brun and Armin Hofmann.


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