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

Rong Design Library: designers selected for residency

Selection result for 2019-2020 Rong Design Library X Pro Helvetia Shanghai Residency Program. We are glad to announce the finalists selected for the 2019-2020 Rong Design Library X Pro Helvetia Shanghai Residency Program. Upon joint discussion between Pro Helvetia design department and the library founder Zhang Lei, we chose to award the following four designers, …

11.10.2019
(c) Gabrielle Besenval
News

The Design Days 2019 in pictures

The 11th edition of the Design Days  took place last weekend in Geneva, with a strong focus on Swiss creativity, young design, fashion and digital design. Seven Pro Helvetia-supported swiss designers (virage, Panter & Tourron,MDK – Miranda Kaloudis, Rafael Kouto, Shizuka Saito,  a ­– project studio & Felix Doll) had the opportunity to present their work …

04.10.2019
(c) Felix Doll
News

Felix Doll at the Design Days

The 11th edition of the Design Days will take place from 26 to 29 September 2019 in Geneva, with a strong focus on Swiss creativity, young design, fashion and digital design. This year, Pro Helvetia supports seven swiss designers, selected among the participants to an open call, who will present their work during the event. …

25.09.2019
News

Prototype Pitch at the Design Days

The 11th edition of the Design Days will take place from 26 to 29 September 2019 in Geneva, with a strong focus on Swiss creativity, young design, fashion and digital design. On this occasion, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia organises active formats that at the same time connect young Swiss designers with potential partners in the …

23.09.2019
(c) Shizuka Saito
News

a ­– project studio & Shizuka Saito at the Design Days

The 11th edition of the Design Days will take place from 26 to 29 September 2019 in Geneva, with a strong focus on Swiss creativity, young design, fashion and digital design. This year, Pro Helvetia supports seven swiss designers, selected among the participants to an open call, who will present their work during the event. …

19.09.2019
News

MDK – Miranda Kaloudis & Rafael Kouto at the Design Days

The 11th edition of the Design Days will take place from 26 to 29 September 2019 in Geneva, with a strong focus on Swiss creativity, young design, fashion and digital design. This year, Pro Helvetia supports seven swiss designers, selected among the participants to an open call, who will present their work during the event. …

13.09.2019
«Tense» (c) Panter & Tourron
News

virage and Panter & Tourron at the Design Days

The 11th edition of the Design Days will take place from 26 to 29 September 2019 in Geneva, with a strong focus on Swiss creativity, young design, fashion and digital design. This year, Pro Helvetia supports seven swiss designers, selected among the participants to an open call, who will present their work during the event. …

10.09.2019
News

Edition Julie Joliat: An analog «Agenda» in a digital era

Julie Joliat is a Swiss graphic designer based in Zurich. In her work she is focusing on editorial design, visual identity and web design. Her «Agenda» is an analog calendar in a digital era. Every year, the designer Julie Joliat produces an agenda, a unique calendar with different concepts. The size and basic layout remain …

06.09.2019
News

Vanessa Schindler: Urethane, the new sewing

Born in Bulle (Fribourg), Vanessa Schindler is a graduate from HEAD-Geneva. During her studies, she conducted research on how to free her practice from sewing by starting to use urethane, a material which looks like silicone and allows the elements to be poured onto her creations. Her first collection using this procedure was presented as …

21.08.2019
News

Klaesi Holdener : classics with a twist

Founded in 2015, the Berlin-Based label Klaesi Holdener offers an alternative direction to contemporary menswear dressing. Conceived in the tradition of classic men’s tailoring, the brand features high quality and essential designs with a savvy eye for proportion and detail – smart classics for informed men. The collections feature the designer’s take on classic pieces …

02.08.2019