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schoenstaub’s next destinations

Schoenstaub © Robert Shami

schoenstaub’s upcoming participation to Maison & Objet (Paris) has been supported by our latest Call for Projects.

Next Call for Projects opens on 13 December 2018

Nebula, Tropicana, Athletica or Paradiso…schoenstaub’s collection names refer to their motto: “Every journey starts at home”.

During the last 6 years Schoenstaub has developed into a respected name within the Swiss interior scene: it is regularly featured in magazines, several of their carpets have joined the Zurich Museum für Gestaltung permanent collection in 2017 and they have accomplished mandates with various prestigious brands such as 25 Hours Hotel (Zürich and Cologne), the Ace Hotel, Selfridges London, Carhartt, Laufen Bathrooms, Vitra, Teo Jakob, Google, Wallpaper and Navy Boot. Founded by Nadja Stäubli, she was joined 3 years ago by Stephanie Aebischer, head of sales. Together with their team, they design a continuously growing collections of carpets, textiles and home accessories in the heart of Zürich, which are then manufactured in Iran, Europe and the United States of America.

schoenstaub’s popularity has now started to cross borders and their stockists list includes retailers in the United States, China, Iceland, Germany and Italy. As they are consolidating this expansion, Pro Helvetia is supporting their participation to Maison & Objet, the renowned professional trade fair dedicated to lifestyle, decoration and design in Paris.


schoenstaub is a lifestyle brand focused on interior objects and accessories and was founded in 2012 in Zurich with the ambition to create original and innovative products with contemporary designs that withstand the test of time. schoenstaub is a progressive design company, committed to continuously pushing the boundaries of aesthetic, creative and technological advancement in textile design; constantly searching for the ideal combination of functionality, quality and environmental and ethical production

Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal ( by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.