Photograph of Albert Hollenstein giving a class in the basement of the Studio, ca. 1965, Hollenstein archives, Ville de Paris, Bibliothèque Forney.
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PhD - Between Paris and Switzerland: shaping the label “Swiss graphic design and typography” at the intersection of national and international dynamics, 1945-1970.

October 2016 to November 2020

By : Constance Delamadeleine (HEAD – Genève)
Beginning of the dissertation : October 2016
Scheduled end of the dissertation : November 2020
Direction: Kornelia Imesh Oechslin (Unil-Lausanne)
Co-direction: Sarah Owens (ZHdK Zürich)
Swiss Graphic Design and Typography Revisited, project FNS Synergia, a collaborative research project by HGK Basel, HKB Bern, Universität Bern, HEAD Genève, ECAL Lausanne, SUPSI and ZHdK Zürich

Abstract available soon

“Multiple voices.” In Swiss Graphic Design histories, edited by Davide Fornari and Robert Lzicar Zurich: Scheidegger and Spiess: in press.
“The promotion of Swiss graphic design abroad: the case of Paris in the 1960s.” Design Issue, special issue, (2021).
“The Business Face of Swiss Graphic Design.” In Back to the Future [ICDHS 10th+1 Conference], edited by Oriol Moret, Barcelona: Edicions Universitat de Barcelona, 2018. 
“The last fifty years of graphic design in Western Switzerland (1964-2014): a status report.”In Mapping Graphic Design History in Switzerland, edited by Robert Lzicar and Davide Fornari, Zurich: Triest verlag, 2016, pp.122-35.

The Era Hofmann, FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts, October 2020
Swiss design week, Bezalel school, Jerusalem, 2019
Les Suisses de Paris, Centre culturel suisse, Paris, 2019
International Comittee Design History, Université de Barcelone, 2018
Junior Design Research Conference, HEAD – Genève, 2018
Mapping Swiss graphic design, HKB Berne, 2014

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