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

Design Days

Support of selected designers

5 to 15 November 2020 | Switzerland

5 November 2020 till 15 November 2020

Design Days Lausanne

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Espaces contemporains‘ flagship event is taking place in Lausanne from 5 to 15 November 2020.

The 12th edition offers a programme disseminated all around the city and surrounding area of Lausanne, in partner boutiques, showrooms and workshops.

Pro Helvetia supports the participation of young Swiss designers to the Design Days through a call for participation. Selected designers will be given the opportunity to showcase their work with stands or installations in the boutiques on the Design Days’ itineraries or through a matchmaking programme.






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.