Design Switzerland is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.

Shop local: our list of e-shops

Info hub Covid-19

Information and exchange platform provided by Pro Helvetia

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Stay home and shop your local creators

In times of Covid-19, as we all continue to adapt to a new reality, one way to support small businesses is to consciously shop local when possible. To face the shops’ shutdowns, independent labels are going online to reach existing and new clientele. Here is a non-exhaustive list of online shops by Swiss designers supported by Pro Helvetia.

Accessories / Fashion

Product design

Industrial design

Graphic design

Food design

Other listings or retailers


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.