November 9, 17:00
Editing Time. The book as a time machine.
Jonas Voegeli is a Swiss graphic designer based in Zürich whose work is dedicated to editorial design, art direction and brand development. Voegeli is a bookmaker. With his new approaches in editing, each of his books becomes a strong visual symbol of a contemporary myth. His work was awarded with the Swiss Federal Price for Design (2003, 2009), Gold-, Silver- and Broncemedal at the international competition most beautiful books of the world (2005, 2006, 2011), as well as most beautiful swiss books (2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011) and most beautiful austrian books (2009). Voegeli has teached, juried, and taught workshops and lectures at University for Art and Design Zurich, Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Luzern, Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, F+F Zürich, Typographische Gesellschaft Austria and many more. Since 2003 he is professor for editorial design at ECAL/Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne. Voegeli is a Member of Alliance Graphique Internationale since 2011.
November 16, 17:00
Objects in mirror are closer than they appear. What books may not tell you in the beginning.
Marco Müller is a Swiss graphic designer working on the broad field of books, editorial projects, typefaces and visual identities. He studied visual communication at University of the Arts Zürich and after working with several designers in Zürich and London he set up his own studio in 2008. Several of his books got national and international awards. In 2012 he founded the typefoundry Metaflop.com and started working as an art director for FREITAG lab ag.
November 23, 17:00
WINFRIED HEININGER – KODOJI PRESS
Red or Blue or what’s New?! ‘I was and still am a designer. This is my profession and passion and to become a publisher was simply a logical consequence combining all my interests.’
Winfried Heininger lives and works as a designer and publisher in Baden, Switzerland. He is the founder of Kodoji Press, an independent publishing project focuses on young contemporary art and photography. He has a long-time experience in the different fields of the publishing industry, namely design, editing, and publishing. He was also the co-founder and co-owner of Schaden.com in Cologne, a bookshop devoted to photography and art. Currently, he regularly teaches and conducts workshops in editing at the ECAL/Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne and lectures at various other schools. His books have received notable awards and honorary appreciations among others Best Book Design from all over the World; The Most Beautiful Swiss Books; Prix du Livre, Rencontres d’Arles; German Photo Book Prize and the Publisher Prize at Salon Light, Paris.
November 30, 17:00
URS LEHNI – ROLLO PRESS
Voluminous letters, written to friends. How I made certain of my books.
Urs Lehni graduated from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts with a diploma in graphic design in 1999 and in 2006 attended the post academic research program at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht. He runs the small graphic design studio Lehni-Trueb with partner Lex Trueb which was founded in 2005. Besides working for clients mainly in the field of art and culture, he often follows self-initiated projects, such as Vectorama.org (with Jürg Lehni and Rafael Koch, 2000), Our Magazine (with Melanie Hofmann and Nick Widmer, 2002) and more recently the printing and publishing venture Rollo Press (2008). In 2008 Lehni co-initiated Corner College, a non-commercial project space focusing on pseudo-academic happenings such as lectures, presentations, workshops and movie screenings. He lectures regularly at the Universities of Applied Art Bern and Lucerne as well as occasionally at other national schools and abroad. Urs Lehni is a professor at the University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe, Germany. He was appointed critic in graphic design at Yale in 2013.