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

About us

Design Switzerland: Connecting talents with the market

Swiss design is synonymous with innovation, quality, longevity and intelligent execution within the fields of fashion, product design, furniture, graphic and textile design.

Design Switzerland aims to connect emerging Swiss design with the national and international markets. Initiated by Pro Helvetia, Design Switzerland enables young Swiss studios to gain visibility, build professional networks and reach their business goals.

Support Formats and Programme 2023

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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.