Thursday, June 17, 2010

Switzerland: Design For Life

A Celebration of Swiss design culture
A Foundation London
Rochelle School
Arnold Circus
London E2 7ES

19 June - 1 July,
Monday - Saturday 11am - 5pm,
Sunday 12pm - 5pm.
Admission Free

Showcasing 22 young designers and design studios presenting cutting edge aesthetic innovation from Switzerland.

The exhibition features the work of twelve of Switzerland’s most talented young designers: Laurent Benner, Alexandre Bettler, Kueng Caputo, Zak Kyes, Jurg Lehni, Urs Lehni & Lex Trub, Loris & Livia, Elena Rendina and Regis Tosetti. In a continuation of an exceptional heritage, these forward thinking designers produce innovative, fresh ways of working, creating projects that move across disciplines; by making furniture, designing books and organizing events.

The exhibition will also explore how Switzerland‘s identity has changed through the decades, concentrating on the key design periods that were pivotal in Swiss poster art. For decades, the Swiss created beautiful illustrated posters, the exhibition will display 10 of these most influential and striking Vintage posters alongside 10 newly created works by contemporary designers.

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