Before Swiss designer Marco Walser, of Zurich-based Elektrosmog, takes the stage at the TYPO SF conference in San Francisco, hear from him in an intimate setting with Jon Sueda, Chair of Design, at CCA.
Marco Walser at TYPO SF, YBCA, April 30 – May 1.
Marco Walser studied Visual Communications at the Zurich University of the Arts and spent a year in London with an internship at Graphic Thought Facility. In 1999, he founded Elektrosmog in Zurich, Switzerland, which he heads as Creative Director.
The studio designs books for artists, architecture magazines, visual identities for museums, and posters for theaters. Marco Walser gives workshops and teaches graphic design and typography at various institutions including the Zurich University of the Arts, the Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam, and the University for Graphics and Arts of the Book in Leipzig. He has received many awards and prizes for book production, including the prize for the Most Beautiful Swiss Books and the Jan Tschichold Prize, 2005. Marco Walser lives and works in Zurich.