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About PLACART

Located in the heart of Zurich, PLACART specializes in original – particularly Swiss – vintage posters & in the artistic œuvre by the universal genius Le Corbusier. The gallery offers consultancy, collection advice and search on demand services for individual clients, companies, interior designers and museums. PLACART hosts regular exhibitions, accompanied by special events, and is a member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers Association (IVPDA) as well as of the association The Zurich Galleries. 2013 we published a catalogue that for the first time gave an over...Read More

PLACART

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St. Moritz – Original Swiss Winter Poster
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Swiss Travel Poster promoting St. Moritz as winter destination, featuring Germaine Aussey, then a famous French actress. Created by Walter Herdeg who – together with Herber...
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1930s Modern Landscape Prints

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Italian Design 1945 till today – Original Vintage Poster
Located in Zurich, CH
Original poster designed by Pierre Mendell (1929 – 2008) & Klaus Oberer (*1937) promoting an exhibition 1988 at Die Neue Sammlung in Munich on "Italian Design 1945 till today". The...
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Late 20th Century Figurative Prints

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Panair do Brasil, DC7-C – Original Swiss Vintage Poster
Located in Zurich, CH
Rather difficult to get more abstraction than Mary Vieira in her design for the promotion of Panair in Switzerland: The wide sky and the (at least then) seemingly infinite vastness o...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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Scandinavia by SAS – Original Vintage Airline Poster
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Vintage Airline Poster by the Danish illustrator Otto Nielsen (1916 – 2000). He created several designs commissioned by the Scandinavian Airlines System – in this case a Dan...
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Mid-20th Century Animal Prints

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Expo 1970 World Exhibition in Osaka – Original Vintage Japanese Poster
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Vintage Event Poster created 1967 by one of the best known Japanese graphic artists, Yusaku Kamekura; in 1960 he was a founding member, then director of Nippon Design Centre...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Prints

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Le Corbusier, "La ricerza paziente" – Original Swiss Vintage Exhibition Poster
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Vintage Poster, issued 1980 on the occasion of the exhibition in Lugano named after Le Corbusier's famous dictum "creation is a patient search". Depicted are his visualizati...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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Rolex Oyster – Original Vintage Swiss Product Poster
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Swiss Rolex Poster issued 1942 or 1943 promoting Rolex' "Error Proof Radium dials" that were patented 1942. This is Rolex' first poster; it gained additional fame because of...
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Mid-20th Century Landscape Prints

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Trans Europ Express – Original Poster promoting the service from Zurich to Milan
By Kurt Wirth
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Swiss Vintage Travel Poster promoting the TEE service linking Zurich and Milano (operated 1961 to 1988) by Kurt Wirth, a notable Swiss graphic designer and co-founder of the...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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Kunsthalle Bern ("Hopeless") – Original Vintage Swiss Exhibition Poster
By Roy Lichtenstein
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Swiss Vintage Exhibition Poster (screenprint by Albin Uldry, Bern) on the occasion of Lichtenstein's show 1968 at the Kunsthalle Bern, curated by Harald Szeemann, adopting L...
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Mid-20th Century Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Gstaad – Original Vintage Swiss Winter Travel Poster
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Swiss Vintage Winter Travel Poster promoting the fashionable winter resort of Gstaad in the Bernese Oberland; very rare, hardly ever seen – and in excellent condition. Crea...
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Mid-20th Century Landscape Prints

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Norwich – The Cathedral Route Original Vintage British Travel Poster
By Frank Newbould
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Vintage Travel Poster by Frank Newbould, commissioned by LNER (The London & North Eastern Railway of England & Scotland) to promote its connection to Norwich; beautifully pr...
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Early 20th Century Landscape Prints

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General Dynamics, Exhibition Dynamic America, New York – Original Vintage Poster
By Erik Nitsche
Located in Zurich, CH
A poster by Erik Nitsche advertising General Dynamics' exhibition "Dynamic America" held 1961 in the newly renovated General Dynamics Building (formerly the Time-Life Building) at th...
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Mid-20th Century Modern More Prints

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More About PLACART

Our light and airy, generously appointed premises, in the heart of Zurich.

Le Corbusier & Original Vintage Posters – that's PLACART.

In the foreground: "Les Musiciennes" by Le Corbusier, lithograph, hand-signed.

Shop window during our exhibition "Le Corbusier, the artist – Works from six decades", spring/summer 2019.

Shop window during our exhibition "Sky Society – Original Vintage Swissair Posters", Winter 2019/20.

Exhibition view "Sky Society – Original Vintage Swissair Posters", Winter 2019/20.

Exhibition view "Le Corbusier, the artist – Works from six decades", spring/summer 2019.

Exhibition view "Le Corbusier, the artist – Works from six decades", spring/summer 2019.

Our shop window, on a sunny day.

"Made in Switzerland" – book on the beginnings and the development of Swiss Product Posters; concept and texts on the history by PLACART.

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