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In addition to the playful art, Zurich’s artistic community is also interested in clear design. The Museum of Design is certainly a place where lovers of design can get their money’s worth.

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August 2017

On Series, Scenes and Sequences – Intervention von huber.huber

15 August - 16 October
Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

On Series, Scenes and Sequences. Intervention of huber.huber 16 August - 15 October 2017 Opening hours: Tuesday, August 15, 18:00 Intervention by huber.huber & Michael Bucher Yves Netzhammer Concave Thoughts - 357 digital drawings In times of the Netflix boom, where every aspect of modern everyday life is treated in television sequences, and any unusual environment is illuminated in the success form of the series, where cookshows, time analyzes and plays are available as a series, the serial seems almost…

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12CHF

Design Studio: Processes

25 August 2017 - 7 October 2018
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

How is a chair, a lamp, or a typeface developed? How do designers approach the design process? What kind of cultural and social relevance does design have? The Museum für Gestaltung is launching the Design Studio as a place for active examination, where current and historical design themes can be discussed and tested by visitors themselves. By focusing on processes, the museum presents the contexts in design through exemplary models, projects, and designs, and illustrates the procedures in both design…

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September 2017
12CHF

Highlights ZHdK

2 September - 21 September
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

The museum is contributing an exhibition featuring design work and visual art to the general ZHdK Highlights program of concerts, performances, and presentations. +info

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From the warehouse – to the wall

20 September
Edition VFO – Verein für Originalgraphik, Verena-Conzett-Strasse 7, Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Framed works from the warehouse are shown. A wide, colorful range of pictures awaits you! Older and more recent works (partly strongly reduced) as well as some last copies.

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October 2017
12CHF

The Happy Show – Stefan Sagmeister

28 October 2017 - 11 March 2018
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

What is happiness, who can find it, and what can we do for our personal luck? New York-based graphic designer and typographer Stefan Sagmeister has intensively investigated these big questions. “The Happy Show” presents the results of his personal research into happiness. Highly emotional information graphics, video documents of his individual experiments, or installations that visitors can participate in: the Austrian designer’s sensual image worlds encourage the public to increase their own feeling of happiness. With handwritten comments left on…

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November 2017
Free

Learning to Draw – From Artist’s Training to Aesthetic Education since 1500

8 November - 23 December
Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

In the final exhibition during the jubilee year to mark the 150th anniversary of the Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich, the collection is being made available to a group of students from Zurich University, who will create an exhibition and exhibition catalogue on the subject of “Drawing Lessons – From Artist’s Training to Aesthetic Education since 1500”. The historical angle, which focuses on the teaching of drawing until about 1800, is contrasted with current methods at the ETH Zürich. This will…

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