Herbert Leupin, from humor to conceptual message

Throughout his career, Herbert Leupin (1916-1999) created a colorful, joyful and humorous world where he juggled styles, concepts and words to create a universal language.

Herbert Leupin, 1956

Whether in tourism or advertising, his posters are part of Swiss popular culture.

Poster credit: Herbert Leupin, 1956
A cultural lunch break? An original encounter with a graphic designer, historian, enthusiast or printer?

The Thursday lunchtime poster series invites you to share some of Geneva's treasures. Come and discover the finest posters held by the Library. The Library's collection comprises more than 130,000 posters.

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Promenade des Bastions 8, 1205 Genève