b. Lausanne (Switzerland), April 12, 1909, d. New York (USA), Nov. 11, 1989, painter and graphic artist, interior and set designer. From 1926 studied at the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts. 1933-1938 window decorations for the confectioner's Demel, set designs, designs for the Porzellanmanufaktur Augarten porcelain company. 1936 married Anna Demel's niece, 1938 emigrated to Italy and worked for different magazines with personalities such as L. Visconti, G. de Chirico and V. de Sica. From 1945 lived as an art director and interior designer in the USA; 1956 redesigned the Cafe Demel which passed into his ownership in 1965 and which he managed until 1972. In addition undertook the redecoration of the Demel windows, which were widely known for their interesting design.
Publication#Die k. k. Hofzuckerbaeckerei Demel, 1976.