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

Design Work Grants Spring 2023

Through its Design Work Grants, Pro Helvetia supports projects that demonstrate clear entrepreneurial objectives, originality, formal and design quality, feasibility, as well as sustainable benefits, a high degree of innovation and market understanding. Applications are open to all areas of professional design practice, with the exception of interactive media. The support measures are aligned to …


Design Work Grants: Autumn 22

Within the framework of its Autumn 2023 Design Work Grants, Pro Helvetia has selected twelve projects for concept development, prototype development, production or project extension funding. The awarded projects demonstrate a wide variety of fields: from product, fashion, industrial, graphic and service design. About the selected projects, the jury stated: «Despite and precisely because of …


Jury – House of Switzerland, Milan Design Week

  Within the framework of the Milan Design Week 2023, Pro Helvetia and Présence Suisse are joining forces to present the most pressing topics and players of the Swiss design industry under one roof by giving space to emerging studios and designers, institutions and established brands.   The Open Call for the House of Switzerland was a huge success. …