David Bielander: Swiss Grand Award for Design 2017

Messe Basel, Hall 3

13 – 18 June 2017


Congratulations to David Bielander for winning this year's Swiss Grand Award for Design, together with comic-book artist and illustrator Thomas Ott and graphic designer and art director Jean Widmer.


With its selection, the Federal Design Commission recognises the work of three outstanding designers who have played a defining role in cultural creativity in Switzerland. The award winners will receive their honours on Tuesday 13 June 2017 in the Swiss Design Awards exhibition. The exhibition, which runs in parallel with Art Basel and DesignMiami, will also feature interviews and photographic portraits of the award winners.


Launched in 2007 and endowed with CHF 40,000 in each case, the Swiss Grand Award for Design highlights the work of well-known designers that exemplifies the quality and relevance of Swiss design practice nationally and internationally.


Opening (together with Swiss Art Awards)

Monday 12 June 2017, 7 – 10 pm Hall 3, Messe Basel


The Swiss Design Awards 2017 exhibition is open from 13 – 18 June 2017, daily from 10 am – 7 pm,

Sunday 6 pm

Admission is free





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April 25, 2017