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

Design Days 2020 in Lausanne

This year’s edition, in line with the current health situation, offers a circuit through Lausanne and its surroundings, in partner showrooms, boutiques and workshops.

Espaces contemporains‘ flagship event aims to offer the designers an opportunity to reach out to the public.

In collaboration with Pro Helvetia, 12 young designers will showcase their work in the boutiques on the Design Days‘ itineraries.

Selected designers:

  • Fabien Roy
  • A-Projects
  • Bienvenue Studios
  • Camille Dols
  • Laure Gremion
  • Nathalie Borgeaud
  • Luciano Dell’Orefice
  • Adrien Rovero
  • Renaud De Francesco
  • Géraldine Heller
  • Simone Zuger
  • Christoph Meyer

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.