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25/11/2017
exhibition & book signing:
colette paris


very happy and honoured to announce that a selection of original artworks from the ‹pop music wisdom› series will be exhibited at colette in paris until december 20th!

vernissage & book signing:
november 27th, 5–7 pm
213 rue saint honoré, 75001 paris

colette.fr



 
     
  15/11/2017
out now:
zurich tourism


new corporate identity for zurich tourism. the new appearance is based on a flexible logo system, which allows infinite variations. the design refers to the heyday of swiss graphic design in the 60s, where zurich was one of the hot spots.

more…
 
     
  19/10/2017
out now:
pop music wisdom, wall decoration


a collection of song quotes is now available at ixxi. the highly flexible modular system fits in every environment. it’s the perfect gift for music and design lovers!

ixxiyourworld.com
 
     
  02/07/2017
out now:
‹hä?› no. 22


the latest issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹muscles›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...
 
     
  01/06/2017
on display:
tableau zurich – olaf breuning

the current exhibition shows a new work by swiss artist olaf breuning. ableau zurich is curated by marcus kraft. more…

tableauzurich.org

 
     
  18/05/2017
book launch:
don’t talk just kiss

join for the official book launch of our new book ‹don’t talk just kiss – pop music wisdom›. saturday, may 20 from 4–6 pm at waldraud concept store in zurich.

come & join and get your personal signed copy – there will be art, books, wine & music!
 
     
  02/05/2017
out now:
big data

visual communication for the monthly programme of arthouse cinema xenix in zurich. the topic of may ’17 is ‹big data›: it’s an eclectic selection of science fiction movies that deal with subjects like ‹data mining›, ‹privacy›, ‹man vs. machine›, etc.


more...
 
     
  24/04/2017
hä-ppy birthday:
‹hä?› magazine

the health magazine for young people is celebrating its 5th anniversary and we are very proud to be part of this great project!


more...
 
 
  04/04/2017
out now:
we’ll never be this young again


concept and design of a photo book about the folk-band ‹mighty oaks›. over a period of three years, photographer lukas maeder has documented their life on tour and in the studio.

more...

 
     
  13/03/2017
making-of:
lithography edition


limited lithography edition in close collaboration with ‹steindruckerei wolfsberger›. available for sale – please contact via email.

more...

 
  16/02/2017
hand-made meets industrial:
12’500 cover designs


for the march ’17 issue of the german design magazine ‹novum›, we’ve created 12’500 individual cover versions in an elaborate procedure.

more...
 
     
  02/12/2016
out now:
‹hä?› no. 20


the latest issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹handy›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...
 
     
  13/10/2016
lecture:
creative paper conference

we got invited from the munich design conference to give a lecture on october 28th. under the title ‹keep it simple›, we will provide insights into our work.

more...
 
     
  21/09/2016
freitag f-abric:
inside out

for the latest campaign of the sustainable textiles, we’ve turned the clothes and statements inside out.

more...
 
     
  15/09/2016
jury member:
best of swiss graphic design


marcus kraft got appointed jury member of ‹essence›. the annual award is held by the renowned ‹swiss graphic designers club› (sgv).

more...
 
     
  01/09/2016
out now:
‹hä?› no. 19


the latest issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹hands›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...
 
 
  10/08/2016
pop music wisdom:
monkey business

we’re ready for the summer and did a wall painting in the jungle of thailand. the monkeys seemed to like it…

popmusicwisdom.com
 
     
  06/06/2016
out now:
‹hä?› no. 18 – can you (h)ear me?


the 18th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹ears›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...
 
     
  10/05/2016
portfolio update: 
studio gessaga

corporate identity for interior and product design company ‹studio gessaga›.

more…
 
       




  18/04/2016
portfolio update: 
walderwerk

naming and logo for swiss sanitary installations company ‹walderwerk›.

more…
 
       




  05/04/2016
out now: 
‹pop music wisdom› wine edition no.2

we’ve designed another three wine bottles for vineyard zähringer: the certified organic wines are directly available at weingut zähringer (just contact them via email). ps: edition no.1 is also still available.

popmusicwisdom.com
 
   




  04/03/2016
out now:
‹hä?› no. 17 – wtf?!


the 17th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹sex›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...
 
       




  15/01/2016
portfolio update:
in the end…

poster for the annual poster exhibition ‹soirée graphique› in bern.

more...

 
   





  02/12/2015
out now:
‹hä?› no. 16 – can you feel it?


the 16th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹feelings›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...
 
   




  10/11/2015
awarded: 
type directors club


we got a ‹certificate of typographic excellence› from the famous type directors club in new york for our work for hä? magazine.

www.tdc.org
 
   




  27/10/2015
out now: 
money for nothing

project about the value of money with a new book in a limited numbered & signed edition. published by hakuin verlag.

more…
 
   





  27/10/2015
essence silver award:
freitag f-abric

the ‹freitag f-abric› publication got awarded with silver at the ‹essence award – best of swiss graphic design›. the competition is held by the swiss graphic designer association (sgv).

more…
 
       




  13/10/2015
exhibition:
money for nothing

‹money for nothing› is now on display in winterthur at jungkunst until october 25th.

jungkunst.ch

 
   




  10/09/2015
out now:
‹hä?› no. 15 – up in smoke

the 15th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹smoking›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...

 
   



  27/08/2015
save the date:
money for nothing

‹money for nothing› is a new personal project by marcus kraft.

vernissage & book launch:
wed, september 23, 18.30–21 h

ap store & gallery
st. peterhofstatt 12
8001 zurich


 
   




  28/07/2015
fresh from the press:
massimo pamparana stationery

we’ve designed various items for the london and zurich based photographer massimo pamparana. more coming soon.

check out his brilliant work on his website massimopamparana.com.

 
   



  24/06/2015
awarded:
bcp gold for ‹hä?› magazine

‹hä?› magazine got awarded gold at the international ‹best of corporate publishing› competition!

the current issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹condom›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...


 
   




  30/05/2015
out now:
emergency culinary guide

together with swiss celebrity chef rené schudel, we produced a survival cookbook for swiss watch brand ‹breitling›.

more…

 
   




  29/05/2015
upcoming:
tableau zurich - no.4

the upcoming exhibition shows work of swiss artist daniele buetti. tableau zurich is curated by marcus kraft. more…

vernissage: june 4th, 6 p.m.

tableauzurich.org

 
   




  20/04/2015
awarded:
ADC silver prize

the publication for freitag f-abric received a silver award in the category ‹design› from the art directors club switzerland! thank you very much!

more…

 
   




  24/03/2015
out now:
‹hä?› no. 13 – ‹body check›

the 13th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about our human body. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...

 
   



  11/03/2015
exhibition:
grafik15

once again, we got invited to exhibit at ‹grafik schweiz›, switzerland’s largest exhibition for graphic design and street art. join us for the vernissage: thursday, march 12th, 18.00 h.

exhibition: march 13–15th, maag halle zurich

www.grafik-schweiz.ch


 
   




  24/02/2015
nominated:
type directors club tokyo

our work for ‹hä?› magazine got nominated at the annual awards 2015 of tdc tokyo. exactly 3004 works from all over the world were entered in the prestigious competition. – we say ‹arigato gozaimas›, tokyo!

more...

 
   




  02/01/2015
out now:
‹hä?› no. 12 – blood

the 12th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹blood›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...

 
   




  01/12/2014
interview:
grafik magazine


we gave an interview for renowned ‹grafik› magazine from london.

check it out and gain some insights about our work for the ‹f-abric› project by freitag.

grafik.net
 
   



  17/11/2014
out now:
freitag ‹f-abric›


at the beginning of november a completely new and path-breaking material innovation was launched: f-abric. these are new textile fabrics that grow and are processed in europe, and which are 100% biodegradable.

we’ve contrived the visual appearance for this new business branch in close collaboration with the two founders of the company, daniel and markus freitag.

more…


 
   




  14/11/2014
nominated:
art directors club of europe

after the gold medal from the ADC switzerland, we’ve just received a nomination from the art directors club of europe for ‹hä? magazine› – thank you very much!

adceurope.org

 
   




  29/09/2014
upcoming:
tableau zurich - no.3

the upcoming exhibition shows works by swiss artist beat streuli. tableau zurich is curated by marcus kraft. more…

vernissage:
thursday, october 9th, 17.30 h

tableauzurich.org

 
   




  03/09/2014
out now:
‹fertig lustig› poster


poster for the monthly programme of arthouse cinema xenix. the motto of september ’14 is ‹fertig lustig›, which shows embarassing favourite comedy movies of various people. the poster features borat in his famous ‹mankini›.

please note: you can get a poster for free at cinema xenix in september 2014.
 
   





  01/09/2014
out now:
‹hä?› no. 11 – kiss

the 11th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹kiss›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...

 
   



  27/08/2014
out now:
‹pop music wisdom› wine edition

we’ve designed three wine bottles for the vineyard zähringer: red, rosé and white. each bottle shows an advice song from our book ‹don’t eat the yellow snow›. check out the accompanying weekly blog.

the certified organic wines are available at weinhaus zähringer in zurich (also available online, just write them an email).

popmusicwisdom.com
‹don’t eat the yellow snow›


 
   



  03/07/2014
exhibition:
typographic interferences – vienna/zurich

we are very honoured to be part of the exhibition ‹typographic interferences – vienna/zurich›: twenty designers – 10 from zurich and 10 from vienna – got invited to an unconventional cooperation.

the exhibion runs until july 17th in zurich and vienna.

www.die-kassette.ch
www.so-weit-die-zukunft.at


 
   




  24/06/2014
portfolio update:
logos

a collection of logos made over the past years: from cultural institutions and big companies to non-profit organisations.

more...

 
   




  05/06/2014
out now:
‹hä?› no. 10 – skin & hair

the 10th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹skin & hair›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...

 
   




  01/05/2014
upcoming:
tableau zurich - no.2

the upcoming exhibition shows work of swiss artist beni bischof. tableau zurich is curated by marcus kraft. more…

vernissage: may 15th, 6 p.m.

tableauzurich.org

 
   




  20/04/2014
in the media:
nzz am sonntag

the ‹style› magazine of renowned ‹neue zürcher zeitung› asked 10 creative minds of zurich about their favourite places in the city.

read article… (in german)

 
   




  31/03/2014
portfolio update:
beauties

new collages, original artwork available for sale.

more...

 
   




  03/03/2014
out now:
‹hä?› no. 9 - 33 x sex

the 9th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹sex›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. cover image by aaron mcelroy. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...

 
   




  05/02/2014
awarded:
ADC gold prize

‹hä?› magazine received a gold award in the categorie ‹design› from the art directors club switzerland! thank you very much!

more…

 
   




  30/01/2014
in the media:
ecoist

the ‹pop music wisdom› project got featured in ‹the ecoist› (in german, french and italian).

ecoist.com

 
   




  27/12/2013
portfolio update:
tableau zurich

despite from curating the exhibition, we’ve also made the corporate design for ‹tableau zurich›.

more…

 
   




  02/12/2013
out now:
‹hä?› no.8 – en guete

the 8th issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹food›. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. cover image by beni bischof. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...

 
   



  17/11/2013
brand new:
get off the internet

bestseller ‹don't eat the yellow snow› by marcus kraft struck a chord with music lovers and all those who just loved the hand-painted illustrations. now twenty advice songs are published as a postcard book.

it has got the same iconic design as the book and the postcards are ideal to send to friends or just to pin on your wall.

bispublishers.nl


 
   




  04/10/2013
now open:
tableau zurich

tableau is a new public art space in the center of zurich. it is directed and curated by marcus kraft. exhibition no.1 with yves netzhammer and qiu anxiong is on display until may 2014.

tableauzurich.org

 
   




  01/09/2013
out now:
‹hä?› no.7 – stress

the seventh issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about ‹stress›. filled with the 20 best tips to avoid a stressful life. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...

 
   




  31/07/2013
out now:
kurz wedding

wedding catalogue for swiss jeweller ‹kurz›. 80 pages filled with inspirations from paris, venice and london – and rings, of course.

made in collaboration with agency ‹gustave› in zurich.

more information coming soon.
 
   




  10/06/2013
out now:
‹hä?› no.6 – sun & fun

summer is coming (hopefully in rainy switzerland as well) and the new issue of ‹hä?› magazine is all about sun and fun. cover image shot by ryan mc ginley. available at all rotpunkt pharmacies in switzerland. you can browse recent issues online: haemagazin.ch.

more...
 
   




  31/05/2013
nominated:
freitag reference


the project ‹freitag reference› (made at raffinerie) is nominated for the swiss federal design award. it will be exhibited at art basel, together with the other nominees.

go to project ›


swissdesignawards.ch
 
   



  21/05/2013
brand new:
smart luxury moments

during two years, over 100 rising stars in their domain were captured on camera by new york-based photographer pino gomes.

the artistic photography project is now documented in the coffee-table book ‹smart luxury moments›, which was officially released by the watchmaking company ‹gc› at basel world 2013.

more…


 
   




  17/05/2013
brand new:
rio de janeiro


poster for the city of rio de janeiro (invitation of the design blog ‹show us your type›).

more…
 
   




  23/04/2013
in the media:
quottom interview

marcus kraft got featured with a video interview in the swiss cultural magazine ‹quottom›. (interview in german language)

quottom.com
 
   




  15/03/2013
brand new:
pop music wisdom

check out our new blog with weekly advices from pop music songs — and instantly listen to the songs! if you subscribe to facebook, twitter or the rss feed, you will get automatically updated.

popmusicwisdom.com
 
   




  05/03/2013
out now:
‹hä?› no.5 – bisch fit?

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.
 
   



  25/02/2013
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.

orell füssli
füsslistrasse 4
8001 zürich
switzerland

www.books.ch


 
   



  11/02/2013
exhibition: grafik13

studio marcus kraft got selected for ‹grafik13›, switzerland’s largest exhibition for contemporary graphic design and young art.

vernissage: 21.3.2013
exhibition: 22.–24.3.2013

maag eventhall
hardstrasse 219
8005 zürich

www.grafik-schweiz.ch


 
   



  30/12/2012
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 […]›

more…


 
   
  28/11/2012
exhibition: waldraud

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!

waldraud
josefstrasse 142
8005 zurich

waldraud.com


 
   



  13/11/2012
we’ve moved!

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)

please note:
the postal adress for any mail remains at nordstrasse 237,
8037 zurich!


 
   



  01/11/2012
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.


 
   



  21/10/2012
exhibition: jungkunst

the exhibition displays 23 upcoming young artists. 78 artworks by marcus kraft are shown. there is also a shop, bar, lounge and concerts.

vernissage:
october 25th, 4pm until late

exhibition:
october 25th–28th
winterthur, switzerland

www.jungkunst.ch


 
   



  07/10/2012
out now:
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.

more…


 
   



  13/07/2012
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


 
   




  03/06/2012
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…
 
   




  03/06/2012
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...
 
   




  03/04/2012
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
 
   




  28/02/2012
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
 
   



  01/02/2012
exhibition: grafik12

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.

maag eventhall
hardstrasse 219
8005 zürich

www.grafik-schweiz.ch


 
   




  20/12/2011
portfolio update:
this is england - the sweat and laughter of british underdogs


poster for the monthly programme of arthouse cinema xenix.

more information: this is england

 
   




  15/11/2011
workshop in munich

giving a poster design workshop at ‹hochschule münchen› in germany.

see pictures on my blog (2011 november) or here: fak12.de
 
   



  11/09/2011
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
exhibition: fr., 4.11. until 18.12.

depot for design, mühleweg 14, langenthal

http://www.designpreis.ch


 
   



  24/08/2011
exhibition: starkart

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
exhibition: fr., 26.8. until
fr., 30.9.2011

starkart art exhibitions, brauerstrasse 126, 8004 zürich
http://starkart.ch


 
   




  24/08/2011
portfolio update:
(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›.

more information:
(weapons of) mass seduction

 
   



  13/07/2011
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
exhibition: fr., 15.7. until 23.7.2011

gallery art seefeld
seefeldstrasse 301a, 8008 zürich
www.youngatart.ch


 
   




  01/01/2011
introducing: blog


check out the new photo diary. it will be updated every month.

http://marcuskraft.net/blog

 
   




  10/11/2010
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.

see more here: the daily reference

 
   



  10/10/2010
‹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

www.between-between.com


 
   
 



  20/09/2010
portfolio update

there are two new projects in the portfolio section online:


burgtheater Wien: saisonvorschau 2010/11


stapferhaus: ‹gegenwart sichten›

 
     
    01/09/2010
turning pages


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.›

www.gestalten.com

 
 

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