Born in Baar, Switzerland, 1919. He studied at the Zurich School of Arts & Crafts, under Alfred Willimann. In 1940 he moved to Milan to work at Studio Boggeri and attended the Brera Academy. He brought a major contribution to the Italian graphic design imprinting. In 1942 he came back to Switzerland and became a member of Allianz, the Swiss association of modern artists. In 1945 he moved back to Milan with Albe Steiner and started working for Einaudi, RAI, and LaRinascente. He taught at ANPI Rinascita, Umanitaria, and the Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan. He was awarded many prizes, including the Compasso d’Oro. He died in Mendrisio, Switzerland, 1992.