Prize-Giving Ceremony

For the eleventh time the Design Preis Schweiz – Swiss Design Prize –  has awarded the best of Swiss design . The winners were chosen out of 34 nominated entries in a two-phase procedure. The many visitors coming from the worlds of design, culture, business and politics had travelled to the event from all parts of the country – demonstrating that design is still a driving force for innovation and economic development in Switzerland.The Swiss design scene received further prestige and support from the appearance of Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, whose remarks cast light on the subject of design from an interesting point of view.After 10 years, the curator Heidi Wegener, is up and about for new adventures and hands over to Michel Hueter.