Poster, "Olivetti Divisumma", 1953
Photo-offset lithograph on white wove paper. Museum purchase through gift of James A. Lapides and from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund. 2009-1-1.
- Designed by Herbert Bayer
What is this?
Multicolored poster advertising the Divisumma adding machine by Olivetti. Design consists of stylized printing ribbons in tones of grays interspersed with squares of vivid color. Small typographic forms appear randomly on several of the gray squares and more consistently on the colored ones.