pop music wisdom
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out now: ‹hä?› no.5
spring is coming and the current issue is all about fitness and sports. get your free copy at the ‹rotpunkt› pharmacies in switzerland.
you’ll find additional content and a digital archive of previous issues at haemagazin.ch.
exhibition: orell füssli
exactly 30 original ink drawings from the project ‹don’t eat the yellow snow› are now on display at orell füssli. it is zurich’s largest bookshop, close to bahnhofstrasse and paradeplatz.
studio marcus kraft got selected for ‹grafik13›, switzerland’s largest exhibition for contemporary graphic design and young art.
in the media: frankfurter allgemeine sonntagszeitung
‹hä?› magazine got featured in the feuilleton section of well-known ‹frankfurter allgemeine sonntagszeitung›.
extract (in german):
‹[…] wie modern, ehrlich und unverkrampft das Heft an die Sache rangeht, ist eine Sensation. Statt mütterlicher Ratschläge gibt es Antworten auf die wahrhaft wichtigen Fragen […]›
if you are looking for a special christmas gift, you should check out the concept store ‹waldraud› in zurich. the original ink drawings for the book ‹don’t eat the yellow snow› are exhibited and available. furthermore they have beautiful furniture, lamps, fashion and more – a visit is definitely worth it!
studio marcus kraft is now located in the beautiful ‹seefeld› district of zurich – just a stone throw away from the lake. visitors are very welcome!
studio marcus kraft
kirchenweg 8, suite 231
8008 zurich (map)
the postal adress for any mail remains at nordstrasse 237,
in the media: black & white, nespresso magazine
the project ‹too big to fail› is shown in the new book ‹black & white› (victionary publishers).
‹creative minds in zurich› is the topic of the current issue of ‹nespresso magazine›. besides daniel & markus freitag, dieter meier, alfredo häberli and more there’s also a feature about the practice of marcus kraft.
don’t eat the yellow snow - pop music wisdom
the book lists 250 of the best songs for the times when advice is needed. the songs represent popular music styles from the last 50 years, from rock to folk and from punk to hip hop.
available worlwide at book shops and online, e.g. at amazon.
solo exhibition & book launch: sinka & weiss
‹don’t eat the yellow snow› will be exhibited from september 1–14 in zürich.
the ‹pop up container gallery› of sinka & weiss will be based at a beautiful scenery at the river limmat (in the context of ‹art and the city›). don’t miss out the vernissage: september 1st, 18.00h!
sinka & weiss
art and the city
portfolio: pattaya paper & bag
for a period of 6 months, the premises of a former table dance bar in zürich became a temporary pop up club. a newspaper documents this time. the legendary ‹zebra woman› graces the additional tote bag (a limited number of the set is still available). more…
sigg: rainbow collection
brochure and advertisement concept for the world-famous bottle manufacturer. the new graphic design highlights the products in a modern and playful manner. the limited rainbow collection is available from june 4th. more exciting products coming soon. more...
portfolio update: too big to fail
an installation that got assassinated in cold blood by the police of zurich.
more information: too big to fail
introducing: ‹hä?› magazine
‹hä?› is a new swiss magazine for young people. it is published by ‹rotpunkt apotheke› pharmacies. concept, art direction and design by studio marcus kraft.
available in march.
more information: hä? magazine
studio marcus kraft got selected for ‹grafik12›. a broad overview of contemporary graphic design and young art in switzerland will be shown at the venue with over 2’5000 square meters.
vernissage: thu., 1.3.2012
exhibition: fri., 2.3. until 4.3.
more information: this is england
workshop in munich
giving a poster design workshop at ‹hochschule münchen› in germany.
see pictures on my blog (2011 november) or here: fak12.de
nominated: design preis schweiz
the project ‹freitag reference› got nominated in the category ‹communication design› at the renowned swiss design award.
vernissage: fr., 4.11.2011
i will take part at the group exhibition ‹mir händs nötig›. the uncurated exhibition will probably be a wild mix of different art directions and media. i’m looking forward to welcome you at the vernissage on friday!
vernissage: fr., 26.8.2011
starkart art exhibitions, brauerstrasse 126, 8004 zürich
(weapons of) mass seduction
there’s a new project in the portfolio, which i realised on my journey through asia. it’s a conceptual work about ‹consumption›.
exhibition: young at art
together with six other artists, i am invited to join the exhibition ‹young at art› in zürich. i’m looking forward to welcome you at the vernissage on friday!
vernissage: fr., 15.7.2011, 18 h
gallery art seefeld
check out the new photo diary. it will be updated every month.
update: freitag reference
launch campaign for bag manufacturer FREITAG. a four-week newspaper experiment with a letterpress, the internet and paperboys. made at raffinerie ag.
‹between› exhibition in london
the first official exhibition of this young gallery features 10 young designers and design studios around the world. they were asked to think and respond to the meaning of the word ‹between›. i will be showing a new project with the title ‹relativity›.
29th october – 4th november 2010; 30 calvin st, london e1 6nw, uk
there are two new projects in the portfolio section online:
the project ‹stilübungen› is published in the publication ‹turning pages› by gestalten publishers: ‹renowned editorial designers present their publications and comment on the stages of their conceptualization, design, and production.›
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