Lara Stamm - Simplexity

Lara Stamm
— Simplexity 2018 more infos

Textile designer Lara Stamm designed carpets that combine the two poles of simplicity and complexity. Thanks to their simplicity, they blend into their surroundings and yet possess complexity, as they constantly show new structures and shades of colour.
Estelle Bourdet - Domestic Surfaces

Estelle Bourdet
— Domestic Surfaces 2018 more infos

In her work "Domestic Surfaces", Estelle Bourdet refers to the typical Swedish carpet craft that has existed since the 18th century. Her designs are inspired by current architectural and spatial issues.
Sebastian Marbacher - Rong Design Exposition

Sebastian Marbacher
— Rong Design Exposition 2018 more infos

In 2018 Sebastian Marbacher showed his own pieces of furniture inspired by the work of the Chinese sculptor Fu Zhongwang at the Rong Design exhibition. These are characterized by precisely carved connections.
Veronika Kisling - Ich-Bin-Da Produkte

Veronika Kisling
— Ich-Bin-Da Produkte 2018 more infos

Veronika Kisling founded the «Helena Association» with which she distributes under the name «Ich-bin-da» products printed with subjects that reflect the art created by people with cognitive disabilities.
Stefanie Kägi and Sabrina Bosshard  - Tengui

Stefanie Kägi and Sabrina Bosshard
— Tengui 2018 more infos

Stefanie Kägi and Sabrina Bosshard see their joint work as a laboratory at the interface of various artistic disciplines. With "Tenugui" they reinterpret the Japanese cotton cloth and created a limited edition of 30 handmade pieces.
Simon Oschwald and Fabian Engel - Circleg

Simon Oschwald and Fabian Engel
— Circleg Since 2018 more infos

«Circleg» is a leg prosthesis system tailored to the needs of amputees in less developed countries. By using recycled plastic waste and simple production methods, Circleg prostheses can be manufactured locally and cost-effectively.
Micael Filipe and Romain Viricel  - Midi Chair

Micael Filipe and Romain Viricel
— Midi Chair 2018 more infos

«Midi Chair» is a chair that consists of two main lines: The first one goes from the backlegs to the backrest, the second one surrounds the seat. In 2019, the object was awarded the Swiss Design Award.
Leonardo Di Chiara - aVOID Tiny House

Leonardo Di Chiara
— aVOID Tiny House 2018 more infos

9 M2 living space: This is «aVOID Tiny House» by the Italian architect Leonardo Di Chiara. He presented his alternative solution to traditional living concepts at the ZHdK in 2018.
Jennifer Berger - MÄDI

Jennifer Berger
— MÄDI 2018 more infos

The leather bag and accessory label «Mädi», founded by Jennifer Berger, reinterprets Swiss leather products. Carefully selected materials and high quality workmanship testify to the sophisticated standards of this collection.
Yusuke Offhuse - Yûgen Stonewares

Yusuke Offhuse
— Yûgen Stonewares 2017 more infos

Casts of disposable packaging served as a template for this high-quality ceramic series. Various partly coarse porous materials were mixed to a special mass from which the ceramic vessels were finally fired.
 Alessandro Bosshard, Li Tavor, Matthew van der Ploeg - Svizzera 240

Alessandro Bosshard, Li Tavor, Matthew van der Ploeg
— Svizzera 240 2018 more infos

The Swiss contribution to the Architecture Biennale 2018 dealt with housing construction. Framed by the 240 centimetres separating the floor and ceiling of the apartments in Switzerland, it addressed the architectural content of contemporary residential interiors.
Sébastien Cluzel - Extraterrestrial Ceramic Tablescape

Sébastien Cluzel
— Extraterrestrial Ceramic Tablescape 2017 more infos

The «Extraterrestrial Ceramic Tablescape» collection consists of three ceramic objects featuring different types of food displays on the table.
Marlise Niedermann - Training as a bookbinder

Marlise Niedermann
— Training as a bookbinder 2018 more infos

The trained graphic designer Marlise Niedermann learned the profession of bookbinder in Innsbruck, Austria, thanks to a scholarship. She thus contributes to the preservation of this precious craft.
Levi Sarha - READYMADE

Levi Sarha
— READYMADE 2018 more infos

The funnel as a response to the wet umbrella: Sarha Duquesne and Levi Dethier combined a commercially available funnel with a high-quality marble base as a piece of «readymade-art».
Laure Gremion - Celeste

Laure Gremion
— Celeste 2018 more infos

Celeste is a ceiling light that exploits the flexibility of LED ribbon, which were originally designed to be applied and glued against rigid surfaces.
Laura Sattin - POLLINE

Laura Sattin
— POLLINE 2018 more infos

Polline is a series of feather-light glass objects in which gold dust is incorporated during production giveing them their uniqueness.
Frottee die Mare - Bath towels

Frottee die Mare
— Bath towels 2018 more infos

Frottee di Mare brings colour to the bathroom and the beach. The artist Nina Hebting develops drawings for bath towels and weaves her art into an everyday product of high quality.
FROM INDUSTRIAL DESIGN - LED Leuchten

FROM INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
— LED Leuchten 2017 more infos

The collective FROM LIGHTING has been developing innovative LED luminaires for years. Whether on the table, on the wall or on the shelf : the lamps combine contemporary design with state-of-the-art technology.
Egli Studio - EASY ALUMINIUM

Egli Studio
— EASY ALUMINIUM 2017-2019 more infos

EASY ALUMINIUM is a two-part series of garden furniture made of aluminium. The serie was awarded the Swiss Design Award in 2019.
David Colombini - The Weather Followers

David Colombini
— The Weather Followers 2017 more infos

"The Weather Followers" is an installation of weather instruments connected to a website. It invites users to enter their name. Depending on the speed and direction of the wind, it is then blown over a digital map on his handy.
Caroline Schmoll - Last Blast

Caroline Schmoll
— Last Blast 2016 more infos

The porcelain series symbolizes metamorphosis and rebirth as alternating states of life. The subtle boundary between life and beyond as an artisan manifesto.
Kollektiv Vier - PLAY, ZEN, PULSE

Kollektiv Vier
— PLAY, ZEN, PULSE 2017 more infos

Whether small, expansive or rhythmic: three summery motifs form this bathroom towel series and together a colourful overall picture. Three towels, three names: PLAY, ZEN and Puls.
Annina Arter - Sanssouci

Annina Arter
— Sanssouci 2017 more infos

The wallpaper series Sanssouci combines hand-painted elements and digital print design: artificial paradises, rare flowers, giant snakes and wondrous creatures awaken the desire for playful interior design.
Andreas Bhend - Miilo Laufrad

Andreas Bhend
— Miilo Laufrad 2016 more infos

Miilo is a wooden children's bike that grows with the kid. The height of the saddle and handlebar can be individually adjusted to the child.
Thibault Dussex - EULE Leuchte

Thibault Dussex
— EULE Leuchte 2017 more infos

EULE is a powerful LED desk lamp with a top that can be moved on two axis. The body illuminates the work area very effectively.
Margaret Waiyego Zollinger - ONE OF A KIND

Margaret Waiyego Zollinger
— ONE OF A KIND 2017 more infos

ONE OF A KIND is an experimental study of analog textile printing techniques. From the interpretation of natural structures of marble and granite, Margaretha Zollinger developed unique patterns into an extensive fabric collection.
Sebastian Marbacher - Basic Chair

Sebastian Marbacher
— Basic Chair 2016 more infos

How do you reduce a chair to its essential form? Sebastian Marbacher offers an answer with multiple meanings with his stackable “basic chair”; when stacked, the object becomes a high chair for children, a tower or a work surface.
Damian Fopp - Scolarship RCA London

Damian Fopp
— Scolarship RCA London 2015-2017 more infos

The industrial designer Damian Fopp from Zurich started studying at the Royal College of Art in London in 2015, graduating with a Master's degree in "Design Products" in May 2017. In 2017, he won a Swiss Design Award for his creative achievement of the last three years.Der Zürcher Industriedesigner Damian Fopp studierte ab 2015 am Royal College of Art in London und schloss im Mai 2017 mit dem Master in „Design Products“ ab. 2017 gewann er einen Swiss Design Award für sein Schaffen der letzten drei Jahre.
Marc Haldemann - Wooden Shelf

Marc Haldemann
— Wooden Shelf 2016 more infos

Marc Haldemann's set of shelves can be installed without screws or any other tools: the individual shelves are placed on brass rods, which are inserted through their underside and connected to two circular rods on the floor. The weight of the structure locks it in place. The set of shelves can also be extended as desired.
Hansel Schloupt - PEAKS

Hansel Schloupt
— PEAKS 2016 more infos

Peaks is a game for children. They learn to build objects using simple, plastic cylinders and little wooden boards of different sizes. Gaps at different heights and sloping surfaces inspire them to experiment and try to stop their creations from toppling. A game that strikes a balance between materials and how easy they are to stack.
EGLI STUDIO - Hypercollection

EGLI STUDIO
— Hypercollection 2016 more infos

Giulio Parini - Glass Type

Giulio Parini
— Glass Type 2015 more infos

Working with glassblower Matteo Gonet, the industrial designer Giulio Parini breathed new life into an old technique for treating glass surfaces. Letters made from graphite powder were worked onto the glass in its viscous state, creating glass objects with a distinctive look.
Kyburz Made - Neue Räume

Kyburz Made
— Neue Räume 2015 more infos

Rainer and Tobias Kyburz have committed themselves to recycling leftover materials such as old pallet frames and other 'hidden treasures', as they describe them. They regularly showcase their furniture creations at trade fairs like the 'Neue Räume' in November 2015.
Stéphanie Bächler - EKWC working scholarship

Stéphanie Bächler
— EKWC working scholarship 2015 more infos

Straddling two disciplines, the textile and fashion designer Stéphanie Baechler plays with materials and techniques. During a residency at the European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in the Dutch town of Oisterwijk, the designer created ceramic clothes hangers, among other things.
Danja Good - Elements of Illusion

Danja Good
— Elements of Illusion 2014-2015 more infos

An ode to textiles: for her Master's dissertation at Chelsea College of Arts in London, the textile designer Danja Good created complex fabrics, mostly worked by hand. Her collection references the Swiss textile industry while also counterpointing machine-produced goods from the Far East.
Hannes Zander - Agora XXL

Hannes Zander
— Agora XXL 2013-2015 more infos

Mexico City is growing rapidly – as are the problems associated with it. As part of his Master's degree in landscape architecture at the GSD in Harvard, Hannes Zander designed the vegetable market of the future: a hybrid building that combines agriculture and the countryside with sales and an urban meeting spot.
Kollektiv Vier - Viva La Doccia

Kollektiv Vier
— Viva La Doccia 2015 more infos

Textile designers Mirjam Huwiler, Johanna Widmer and Eva Zuberbühler have created a range of shower curtains. The collection features distinctive depictions of mountain scenery, primeval forests and underwater worlds, all crafted from fragments of old pictures. They are also supported by the Creative Hub.
Daniel Wehrli - Salone Satellite

Daniel Wehrli
— Salone Satellite 2015 more infos

Industrial designer Daniel Wehrli took part in the 2015 SaloneSatellite in Milan, presenting works including his “Seaside Sofa” concept. The sofa weighs just 14 kg and is inspired by classic folding deckchairs.
Jonas Niedermann - The path to glassmaking

Jonas Niedermann
— The path to glassmaking 2015 more infos

Glassmaker Jonas Niedermann showcased his handiwork in “La Tuor” in the village of Samedan. This craft is becoming increasingly scarce, as it is no longer taught in Switzerland. Niedermann’s exhibition of artistic works included intricate one-off pieces, lamps and small production runs.
Jon Kuster - OPEN WATER GUARD

Jon Kuster
— OPEN WATER GUARD 2015 more infos

Jon Kuster came up with the “Open Water Guard” project as part of his Master’s degree at the Royal College of Art in London. The system, designed to save people who have fallen overboard, uses a drone that transports a self-inflating rescue platform to victims.
Patrizia Keller - Salone Satellite

Patrizia Keller
— Salone Satellite 2015 more infos

Industrial designer Patrizia Keller unveiled her first furniture collection at the 2015 Salone Satellite in Milan. Her range includes a lightweight stool, a bench and an assortment of smaller items, such as a rubbish bin and a writing desk.
Abigail Janjic - Don’t you see?!!!!

Abigail Janjic
— Don’t you see?!!!! 2014 more infos

Don’t you see?!!!! is a Master’s project which transforms digital images into a physical art installation as textile designer Abigail Janjic holds a mirror up to our consumption of digital images as disposable objects. The project questions whether we can reconnect with images on a more conscious level despite being inundated with visual data.
Aurélie Mathieu und Charlotte Sunnen - 6×6 Collaboration Grande

Aurélie Mathieu und Charlotte Sunnen
— 6×6 Collaboration Grande 2014–2015 more infos

The project 6x6 aims to enhance the physical properties of marble. Sheets of material are 'sandwiched' between plates of marble, thereby reinforcing the stone. This new technique enables 6 x 6-centimetre marble beams to be cut and used just like wooden battens in the construction of furniture.
Stefanie Tschirky, Royal College of Art London  - RCA Collection

Stefanie Tschirky, Royal College of Art London
— RCA Collection 2014-2016 more infos

Stefanie Tschirky has been working on her Master’s in Fashion Design at the Royal College of Art in London since 2014. In her first year, she won a variety of awards, including first place in the Future of Denim Branding competition run by Avery Dennison.
Paula van Brummelen, Weissensee Kunsthochschule - Seismonastic Scape

Paula van Brummelen, Weissensee Kunsthochschule
— Seismonastic Scape 2014 more infos

Seismonastic Scape is a interactive surface made from graphite, which is connected to a microcontroller by a conductive fibre. The structure responds to touch and the proximity of receivers with a variety of movements.
Chantal Bavaud - nanu toy

Chantal Bavaud
— nanu toy 2013-2015 more infos

nanu is a toy made from wood. Thanks to its modular structure, children are able to create a wide range of different situations and spatial structures using individual elements. It enables them to create their own world of play and to refine their sensory perception in way that is far removed from technical and computer-based devices.
Sitterwerk - Remote Material Deposition

Sitterwerk
— Remote Material Deposition 2014 more infos

The aim of this research project was to deposit a mouldable material remotely by 'throwing' it and build geometrically varied structures, all using a digitally operated machine. This robot-based fabrication method devised by the Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication of the ETH Zurich was implemented in cooperation with the Sitterwerk in St. Gallen.
Renaud Donadey - anna glasses

Renaud Donadey
— anna glasses Renaud Donadey more infos

The manufacture of spectacles generates a high level of waste: the spectacle frames and the temple are cut from a single sheet and the rest is thrown away. Designer Renaud Donadey has found a solution to this issue. He developed a process in which acetate rods are pressed into spectacle frames using heat and pressure.
C. Bizzotto, M. Amaral Netto und T. Nitsche - FROM design collective

C. Bizzotto, M. Amaral Netto und T. Nitsche
— FROM design collective 2013 – 2014 more infos

Cesare Bizzotto, Manuel Amaral Netto and Tobias Nitsche met when studying for their Master's degree at ECAL art school in Lausanne, Switzerland. The three industrial designers consolidated their individual working methods into one collective creative approach. After graduating, they turned freelance and unveiled the prototypes of their debut works at the Milan Furniture Fair in 2014.
Fanny Agnier - Hommages

Fanny Agnier
— Hommages 2013 – 2014 more infos

The jewellery collection by Fanny Agnier consists of 10 individual necklaces, each reflecting the characteristics of an international celebrity. Fashion designer Jean Charles De Castelbajac, burlesque dancer Dita von Teese and models Inna Modja and Manish Arora are amongst those honoured with a dedicated piece of jewellery by way of an 'homage'.
Flora Fixy - Rara Muri

Flora Fixy
— Rara Muri 2013 – 2014 more infos

Industrial designer Flora Fixy has been experimenting with new processing technology to create shoes. She has stitched together commercially-available ropes to form a single area, which she has tied to make a sports and leisure shoe. The aim is to serial-produce a small collection.
Claire de Quénetain, Royal College of Art, London - Roomscapes

Claire de Quénetain, Royal College of Art, London
— Roomscapes 2014 more infos

In her final work before graduation, Claire de Quénetain of the Royal College of Art in London takes gardens in Normandy and English parks in Gloucestershire as her source of inspiration. She has synthesised pictures of landscapes into print templates, using them to create home furnishings that convey the rich colours and diverse shapes of the natural patterns of the interior.
Sylvain Aebischer - Fondue Caquelon

Sylvain Aebischer
— Fondue Caquelon 2012 – 2014 more infos

The cast-iron Fondue Caquelon by Sylvain Aebischer can be stored away to save space: the handle is unscrewed and put inside the pot with the base frame. He is currently working to bring a more compact and practical set to the market and wants to see it in series production in the near future.
Dimitri Bähler - MONOLITHS

Dimitri Bähler
— MONOLITHS 2013 more infos

The European Ceramic Workcentre (EKWC) in the Netherlands is home to some huge kilns. During his three-month residency, industrial designer Dimitri Bähler set himself the task of taking up an entire oven to produce not kitchenware but monolithic furniture. These are now used as counters and coffee tables at the venue.
Sarha Duquesne und Levi Dethier - Perimeter collection

Sarha Duquesne und Levi Dethier
— Perimeter collection 2013 – 2014 more infos

Perimeter is a small furniture collection that has been designed for use in the home office. The conceptual starting point of the series by Sarha Duquesne and Levi Dethier was a simple wooden surface: when combined with trestles it becomes a work surface; when inserted into U-shaped guide rails, it becomes either a high or low shelf, thanks to the diversity of the boards.
Florent Bouhey Fayolle und Roman Pin - Electric Ceramic

Florent Bouhey Fayolle und Roman Pin
— Electric Ceramic 2013 – 2014 more infos

Florent Bouhey Fayolle and Roman Pin have developed two functional multi-plug adaptors from porcelain. They have transformed a material that was used for electrical installations before the invention of the plastic. But they have also created a new purpose for it at the same time: mobile phones can be placed on top of the table multi-plug adaptor, acting as a wall mount to support the cables.
Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard und Philippe-Albert Lefebvre - Terrazzo Project

Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard und Philippe-Albert Lefebvre
— Terrazzo Project 2011 – 2013 more infos

Terrazzo is the name of a type of floor that has been around for hundreds of years and incorporates decorative – usually coloured additive materials such as glass – into a cement-bonded composition, producing its characteristic appearance. Industrial designers Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard and Philippe-Albert Lefebvre from Lausanne have taken this material as basis for their own furniture collection.
Stefanie Tschirky - Movement, Space, Volume final collection;

Stefanie Tschirky
— Movement, Space, Volume final collection; Juni 2014 more infos

Stefanie Tschirky studied fashion design at Kingston University and since 2014 she has been working towards her Master's at the Royal College of Art in London in the same subject. For her final undergraduate collection under the theme of movement, space and volume, she won the Council of Fashion Designers of America design competition, amongst other accolades.
L. Uhlmann, J. Mauloubier, C. Talbot und J. Besson - iiode lighting collection

L. Uhlmann, J. Mauloubier, C. Talbot und J. Besson
— iiode lighting collection 2013 – 2014 more infos

The 'iiode' studio consists of four designers who work as a collective to produce a series of LED lighting. The core piece is an aluminium-cast handle module that houses the LED technology. Different reflectors can be attached to this module and the unit can in turn be positioned in various standing or hanging devices. The aim is to have their prototypes serial-produced.
Laura Stocker - Home Collection

Laura Stocker
— Home Collection 2014 more infos

Designer Laura Stocker has crafted a textile collection known as 'Home', centred on the themes of combining personal and public space and breaking down the barrier between work and pleasure. A clothing line for women has subsequently been tailored from the full-sized prints.