Das Museum erinnert an ein Ausstellungsereignis, das vor 60 Jahren die Landschaft am Zürichsee nachhaltig veränderte.
Der Zürcher Gestalter Hans Knuchel bezeichnet sich selbst als „Bildingenieur“: Die Betrachtenden seiner Moiré-Installation erzeugen und erleben zugleich dramatische Bildänderungen.
Graphic designer Juli Gudehus’ amusing version of Genesis presents an approach to the signs of our time that is both cunning and poetic.
The work of photographer Andrea Good dispenses with photographic lenses and consistently uses analogue technology: photograms, luminograms, and pinhole cameras.
A selection of the best works by students of the Zurich University of the Arts is shown.
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.
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.
They created Swiss design icons: for over 40 years, Susi Berger-Wyss, a graphic designer and Ueli Berger, an artist, designed furniture together.
For the latest edition of MyCollection New York-based graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister rummaged through the collections of the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich. In the process he made a selection of outstanding objects and commented personally on them.
The renowned graphic designer and typographer Stefan Sagmeister presents the results of his personal research into happiness. The show transgresses the boundaries between science, design, and everyday culture, stretching across the museum spaces into the Toni-Areal.