Lee Miller – A Photographer Between War and Glamor
Elizabeth "Lee" Miller was an outstanding photographer and a strong, modern woman. Miller did not bother with conventions, neither privately nor professionally, and went her own way as an artist, portrait photographer, and war reporter. The first-ever exhibition in Switzerland of her life's work features some 200 originals.
Wild Thing – Swiss Fashion Scene
En Suisse, un monde de la mode vivant s'épanouit en parallèle de la célèbre industrie textile, qui teste son potentiel à l'écart des projecteurs et du diktat des grands centres de ce secteur. L'exposition en présente un portrait pris sur le vif et met les projets de ces stylistes en perspective des looks de grandes marques des décennies passées.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.