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July 1, 2024

30 Amazing Posters Designed by Diggelmann Alex Walter in the 1930s

Alex Walter Diggelmann (1902–1987) was a Swiss graphic artist and book designer best known for his sports posters. He won three medals in the Olympic Games.

Posters designed by Diggelmann Alex Walter in the 1930s

Diggelmann won a gold medal in 1936 for a poster entitled Arosa I Placard, and a bronze, one and a silver one in 1948 for two commercial posters, the “World Championship for Cycling Poster” and the “World Championship for Ice Hockey Poster”. He also designed the trophy presented annually to the winners of the UEFA Cup.

Diggelmann is only one of two artists who won three medals in art competition. (The other was the Danish writer Josef Petersen). Here below is a set of amazing posters designed by Diggelmann Alex Walter in the 1930s.

Beatushöhlen, 1930

Pontresina, circa 1930

Pontresina, circa 1930

Scheidegg 2064 m, Skischnee bis in den Mai hinein!, 1930

Schweizerhof, Zürich, 1930

Seelisberg, 1930

Sils Engadin, circa 1930

St. Moritz, 1930

Andermatt - Gotthard, 1931

Gstaad, 1931

Kunst-Eisbahn Dolder, 1931

Mürren, 1931

Wintersport in der Schweiz, 1931

Brienz Rothorn Bahn, 1932

Schynige Platte, 1932

Chateau-d'Oex, 1933

Gstaad, 1933

Klosters, 1933

Brienzersee, Berner Oberland, 1934

Gstaad, 1934

Arosa, 1935

Eis-Hockey, Zürich, 1935

Interlaken für Ihre Ferien, 1935

Adelboden, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, 4500 ft, 1936

Arosa, 1937

Chateau-d'Oex, 1937

Gstaad, Berner Oberland, 1937

Interlaken, Tell Freilicht-Spiele, 1937

Hotel-Plan Suisse, 1938

Sils Engadin 1800 M.ü.M., 1938

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