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Martin Suter at PLACART

  4. December 2019 by Tomas Rabara

There are a few bestselling novelists who started as a copywriter – but there is only one who also wrote ads for Swissair. So my delight was all the greater that Martin Suter gladly accepted the invitation to talk on the occasion of the current exhibition “Sky Society – Original Vintage Swissair Posters” about his […]

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PLACART at the Embassy

  19. November 2019 by Tomas Rabara

What an experience: Had the pleasure to give a little talk at the Residence of Switzerland’s ambassador in Singapore about the crucial importance of Le Corbusier‘s artistic œuvre for his built work as well as about his more than just rare hand-signed poster that unifies both. Voilà the first hand account by Ambassador Fabrice Filliez: […]

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Kurt Wirth’s Seminal Work for Swissair

  18. October 2019 by Tomas Rabara

As part of the exhibition “SKY SOCIETY – Original Vintage Swissair Posters”, graphic artist Moreno Tuttobene calls in his presentation (in German) on 24 October to mind Kurt Wirth (1917-1996), who designed several posters and advertising material for Swissair in the 50s – an œuvre that still makes a surprisingly modern impression. Wirth went on […]

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SKY SOCIETY – Exhibition of Original Vintage Swissair Posters

  2. October 2019 by admin

When Swissair was founded 1931, it wasn’t very likely that it was to be a model for civilian air travel for decades to come. But thanks also to its clever branding, the airline began to set the standards

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