Swiss graphic artist and illustrator Celestino Piatti (1922–2007) designed more than 500 posters and 6,000 book covers during his prolific career. His graphic renderings of emotions and imaginative images have marked the visual memory of several generations and are still impactful today. With a wealth of iconic works as well as previously unpublished discoveries from the family’s private archives, this opulent, large-format book follows the story of a designer obsessed with his profession. Discover details about Piatti’s artistic career and highlights from his extraordinarily diverse oeuvre. In addition, today’s experts in graphic design analyse and contextualise individual works.
410 p, ills colour, 20 x 33 cm, hb, German/English