3D Lettering on Buildings

Three-dimensional typefaces are omnipresent and exceptionally di verse. The exhibition focuses on 3D letterings on buildings, which take into account architectural features and their surroundings, thus affording buildings a fitting identity.

Andrea Good: Interiors

The work of photographer Andrea Good dispenses with photographic lenses and consistently uses analogue technology: photograms, luminograms, and pinhole cameras.

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.

Sebastião Salgado – Genesis

Sebastião Salgado depicts the earth as a creation of overwhelming beauty. The exhibition is a dramatic manifesto that not only touches visitors with its opulent black-and-white photographs, but also raises open questions about how we deal with the planet.

Social Design

Social design is design for and with society — and highly topical. This exhibition presents relevant international projects and discusses the redesign of social systems, as well as of living and working environments.

Revisiting Black Mountain

The exhibition presents photographs, films, and documents that explore and illumine the interrelations between the arts, the fusion of art and life, and the very essence of creativity.

Self Promotion

The Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, founded in 1875 as the Kunstgewerbemuseum, has always conveyed its identity to the public using the tools of visual communication. Thus over the course of more than a hundred years the museum has developed a poster collection that warrants its own edition, bringing together illustrious names ranging from Ernst Keller and Max Bill to Ralph Schraivogel.

Poster Stories

Featuring around 80 posters, the exhibition provides insights into the immense collection and illustrates the collection’s thematic, geographical, and historical scope.

Ideal Living

Seven sample rooms, furnished with highlights from the collection, present the most important trends in Swiss furniture design of the modern age and trace changing lifestyles.