Poster, Préparation du Repas (Meal Preparation), 1972
Widmer, a Swiss-born designer, trained at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zürich and launched his career in France in 1953. He founded Visuel Design in 1970 with his wife, Nicole. His exhibition posters for the Centre de création industrielle pair Helvetica typography with abstracted graphic forms depicting industrial design objects. Gradients and soft edges bring warmth and humor to these modernist masterworks.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Sara and Marc Benda.
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Its dimensions are
64.8 × 50.2 cm (25 1/2 × 19 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Poster, Préparation du Repas (Meal Preparation), 1972; screenprint on wove paper; 64.8 × 50.2 cm (25 1/2 × 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Sara and Marc Benda; 2009-12-22
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.