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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

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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October 2017

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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February 2018

Antiquarian Book Fair Zurich 2018

23 February - 25 February
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

The 23rd edition of the Antiquariats-Messe Zürich will take place from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25,2018 in the large lecture hall, Kunsthaus Zürich. Opening hours: Friday: 15 - 20 o' clock Saturday: 10 - 18 o' clock Sunday: 10 - 18 o' clock Among the participants are..: Forum Rare Books, Biblion Antiquariat, Peter Bichsel Fine Books, EOS Buchantiquariat Benz, Erasmushaus, Illi Raymond et Alexandre, Buch + Kunst + Hommagerie Sabine Koitka, August Laube, Raphaël Lévy Marchand d' art…

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March 2018

Threesome – M. Wertenbroek, C. Füllemann and J. Zigerli

9 March - 31 March
Roehrs & Boetsch, Bachstrasse 9, Zürich 8038 Schweiz + Google Map

The exhibition 'THREESOME' is a multimedia and interdisciplinary collaboration between Swiss artists Manon Wertenbroek, Christopher Füllemann and designer Julian Zigerli A creative threesome: art meets fashion, photography meets installation and sculpture meets performance. This is what happens when Swiss artists Manon Wertenbroek, Christopher Füllemann and designer Julian Zigerli join forces to try and create a common 'thing', titled THREESOME. If broken down, this 'thing' can be described as a performative installation with bits of fashion. However, breaking it down does…

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April 2018

Fashion Drive

20 April - 15 July
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Fashion drive? Fashion is both drive and dilemma at the same time, but above all an indicator of the change in its time. This exhibition bends over 500 years of fashion history in the mirror of art: How did artists react to extreme phenomena such as slitmode, shame caps, crinolines or tuxedos? Georg Simmel describes it in "philosophy of fashion" as follows: "Life according to fashion is a mixture of destroying and building." Fashion is both an economic factor and…

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