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Design Prize Switzerland and leading Swiss universities in applied arts and design invite you to explore practice-based educational approaches that cope with the rapid transformations in the design discipline. New basis of knowledge, possibilities and influence of design are evolving at a fast pace. The increasing complexity of problems to be met by design approaches is permanently transforming the designers’ profession. International and multi-level knowledge from experience and collaboration at an early professional stage better prepare designers for the job market. Testimonials from students in different disciplines, backgrounds and nationalities will share their experiences and projects in this dialogue.
Jonas Christen (Research Associate Knowledge Visualization at ZHdK, Zurich University of the Arts – Design – ZHdK)
Magdalena Prozda (Assistant-Master Fashion Design and Accessories, Geneva University of Arts and Design)
Juan Ferrari (Alumni Student – Institute for Integrated Design, Masterstudio, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW)
Representative from Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts
Representative from École cantonale d’art de Lausanne
Conducted in English
Design Prize Switzerland
The competition, which takes place every two years, is aimed at enhancing the significance of Swiss design. It awards prizes for outstanding achievements in all design disciplines relevant to industry. The competition is addressed to Swiss designers, brands, companies and institutions active either within Switzerland or abroad. Also eligible to take part are foreign designers who study or work in Switzerland or are employed by Swiss companies.
Research Associate Knowledge Visualization, Zurich University of the Arts
Assistant Master Fashion Design and Accessories, Geneva University of Arts and Design
Alumni student, Institute Integrative Design Masterstudio, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland