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Thursday 18.4.2024, 3pm–4pm, in the restaurant
Alfredo Häberli and Scheidegger & Spiess

Conversation and Book-Signing with Alfredo Häberli

Alfredo Häberli, born in Buenos Aires now based in Zurich since the bustling 1980s, is a celebrated figure in contemporary design. Renowned for his innovative approach, he has worked with notable clients such as Andreu World, Alias, and Rado. Recently, he published a two-volume work with Scheidegger & Spiess. The first volume explores key moments and influences, particularly in Milan, shaping his design philosophy. Alfredo introduces us to Italian designers, shares insights from his icons, and recounts interactions with friends like Bruno Munari and Achille Castiglioni. The second volume offers a personal touch: Alfredo fields questions from thirty individuals in his network, providing thoughtful responses that offer deeper insights into his creative process. Now, he faces the in-depth questions posed by lecturer in design history and theory at FHNW, Dr. Meret Ernst.

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Alfredo Häberli and Scheidegger & Spiess

It was a pleasure to welcome you to the House of Switzerland Milano 2024!

See you next year at the Milano Design Week! Save the date: 7.–13. April 2025

What’s all about?

At the 2025 Milano Design Week, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia and Presence Switzerland will once again showcase the wealth of Swiss-related talents from the world of contemporary design.Under the theme of “Collaboration” and how it nurtures design, the collective exhibition will bring together emerging designers, studios, universities, brands, and galleries.

While giving a physical platform to the Swiss design industry, the initiative seeks to give visibility and connect its players with the international design industry.

Do you want to join the 2025 edition?

The Open Call for projects will open at the end of Summer. Just as the previous years, the selection will be curated by an external jury.


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Casa degli Artisti
Corso Garibaldi 89/A
Via Tommaso da Cazzaniga
20121, Milano, IT

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