Gottfried Honegger

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Gottfried Honegger (1995)

Gottfried Honegger (12 June 1917 – 17 January 2016) was a Swiss artist and graphic designer.[1] From 1955 through 1958, he was art director at Geigy.[2] He worked at the University of Dallas until his death in 2016.

Honegger was born in Zürich, Switerland. He was married to the Swiss illustrator Warja Lavater. He studied shop-window display at the Zurich Kunstgewerbeschule and taught there from 1948. His early work was commercial graphic design. Honegger died at his home in Zürich, Switzerland from a short-illness, aged 98.[3]

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  1. Abram Lerner; Linda Nochlin (1970). The Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution. H. N. Abrams. ISBN 0810990113.
  2. Hollis, Richard (2006). Swiss Graphic Design: The origins and growth of an international style, 1920 - 1965. Yale University Press. p. 159. ISBN 0-300-10676-9.
  3. "Künstler Gottfried Honegger mit 98 Jahren gestorben". Retrieved 18 January 2016. (in German)

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