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

Design Days

Support of selected designers

26 to 29 September 2019 | Switzerland Design Days 2017 (c)

26 September 2019 till 29 September 2019

Design Days Genève

Pavillon Sicli
route des Acacias 45
1227 Les Acacias (Genève)

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The 11th edition of the Design Days will take place from 26 to 29 September 2019 at Pavillon Sicli,  with a strong focus on Swiss creativity, young design, fashion and digital design.

The exhibitions and stands will be accompanied by conferences and panel discussions. Design Days is organised by the magazine Espaces contemporains and the non-profit organisation Design Days, in partnership with Head-Genève and the Swiss Fashion Point.

Through its label Design Switzerland, Pro Helvetia will support a selection of young Swiss designers (up to seven years after graduation or within the first five to seven years of starting their own business) through stands or a matchmaking programme.

The studios will be chosen from among the participants in this call, open to all Swiss designers until 15 June 2019:




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