Poster by Swiss graphic designer Donald Brun

Donald Brun- Swiss graphic designer
Poster for Salon auto geneve – march 14-24 1963

Easily in my top ten favorite posters.

Salon Auto Geneve (Salon International de l’Auto) is an annual auto show held in March in the Swiss city of Geneva. I admire Brun’s decision to represent the event in an a very abstract way. The white circles used as automobile headlamps look like they are derived from a compositional exercise in one of Armin Hofmann’s classes. This would make sense since Donald Brun taught at the Allgemeine Gewerbeschule (Basel School of Design) along side Hofmann.

also worth checking out:
Poster by Swiss designer Hans Neuburg

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Very nice. Julian Opie would be proud.

Michael |

Found design |

Beautiful poster; so concise, elegant and balanced!
Dave, this is a great, great site! I’m always inspired by mid-century design and illustration. I will come back often!

Its pretty weird to see a Brun piece that’s so abstract. Is it some of his later work? I love his object posters from the 50′s I think. My favorite is that Zwicky cat poster he did.

BustBright |

Found design |

Beautiful image.