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.
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 presents over 250 originals.
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.
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.