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

Milan Design Week

Design Switzerland Exhibition

6 to 12 June 2022 | Italy

6 June 2022 till 12 June 2022

From 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Casa Degli Artisti
corso Garibaldi 89/A via Tommaso da Cazzaniga

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How do living spaces evolve to adapt to our changing society? Pro Helvetia organises an exhibition during the 2022 Milan Design Week (6-12 June) with the intention to hear a new generation of Swiss Designers voice their propositions and open conversations about the impact of the societal, environmental and technological shifts on our spaces of living.

Through an open call and a jury selection, Pro Helvetia invited upcoming Swiss design studios to contribute to this exhibition. The open call sought for designers and studios to present their approach on the question with high quality projects and practices that embody i.a. inclusivity, sustainability, equitability. The living spaces beeing widely interpreted: from inside to outside spaces, from tangible to intangible, from low to high tech. 

The studios are:

The exhibition scenography by iiode

House of Switzerland

For the first time, Swiss design actors will come together and invest Casa degli Artisti, a unique location in the heart of Brera district, during the Milan Design Week from June 7-12, 2022.

At the invitation of Pro Helvetia, Presence Switzerland and Switzerland Global Enterprise, institutions, schools and brands will offer a glimpse of the Swiss design industry at the heart of this major industry week.


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.