Conch shells, ceramics from the Balkans, flotsam and industrial glass: the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich is dedicating its first exhibition in the newly renovated Pavillon Le Corbusier to the Swiss architect of the century’s passion for collecting, in a display providing insight into his creative cosmos.
The Curatorial Project: UNLABEL – Fashion Beyond Categorization
By growing their ideas into finished concepts, MA Art Education students specializing in Curatorial Studies, i.e. prospective exhibition makers, developed their own exhibitions. A jury selected the most exciting exhibition concept for implementation.
Knowledge in Images – Information Design Today
Whether for visualizing big data, publishing journalistic findings, spatial orientation, or as material promoting effective learning and teaching—information design explains the most diverse contents within the shortest time through combining much visual material with few words.
Swiss Design Lounge
How about biding your time while discovering and trying out outstanding Swiss design at the same time? The Swiss Design Lounge at our newly refurbished main building on Ausstellungsstrasse now offers visitors first-hand experience of re-edited Swiss furniture classics as well as of contemporary designs.
See Black and White
Die Vermittlung des Museum für Gestaltung Zürich präsentiert im Rahmen der Ausstellung Sebastião Salgado – Genesis Resultate einer Workshop-Reihe für Schulen. Die jungen Fotografinnen und Fotografen suchten im und um das Museum herum nach geeigneten Bildmotiven und setzten sie in Szene. Sie bearbeiteten die Fotografien digital und brachten sie in der Dunkelkammer in einem analogen Prozess auf Papier.
Guests at the SNB: Gold, Money, Happiness
Since 2000, the windows of the Swiss National Bank in the heart of Zurich have been displaying thematically selected posters from the rich holdings of the Museum für Gestaltung’s poster collection. The posters are viewable in the groundfloor windows along the Stadthausquai, Börsenstrasse, and Fraumünsterstrasse.
Josef Müller-Brockmann – Photographic Experiments
Josef Müller-Brockmann was one of the most influential representatives of constructive Swiss graphic design, which consistently used photomontage in its advertising graphics. Depending on the commission, Müller-Brockmann preferred objective, expressive, or abstract photography.