About the year 2017

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Competition

Organised annually by the FOC since 1918, Switzerland's leading national design competition aims to create platforms that help the competition winners advance their careers and present their work to a wider audience.

 

The prize money for the Swiss Design Award is a monetary sum of 25,000 Swiss francs. By recommendation of the Federal Design Commission, this year 17 designers were honoured in the categories of photography (2), graphic design (5), fashion and textile design (3), products and objects (6) and mediation (1).

Jury

President
Lionel Bovier
Director mamco, Geneva

 

Members
Laurent Benner
visual designer, London


Nicoletta Cavadini Ossanna
Director m.a.x.museo, Chiasso


Christoph Hefti
textile designer, Brussels


Aude Lehmann
graphic designer, Zurich


Renate Menzi
Design collection curator, Museum of Design, Zurich


Heidi Wegener
Organisation consultant, Meilen

 

Experts
Catherine Ince
Senior Curator Design, Architecture and Digital Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London


Jörg Boner
product designer,  Zurich