Elektrosmog Speaks: TYPO SF

Swiss designer Marco Walser of Elektrosmog speaks at the 2015 TYPO San Francisco conference, under the theme Focus.

Event Details


Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater
700 Howard Street, San Francisco, California United States


May 01, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-08:00)


$200 - $600

Join a diverse and inspirational group of international creatives including speaker Marco Walser of Elektrosmog, a Swiss design studio in Zurich, during the two-day TYPO San Francisco conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. With an emphasis on design, society, culture—with a little bit of kerning—TYPO San Francisco adapts one of Europe’s most successful design events with a Bay Area twist. This year’s theme is Focus.

swissnex San Francisco is pleased to collaborate with the conference for a fourth time to showcase the Swiss design perspective.

Related Event

Walser lecture,  California College of the Arts (CCA), free and open to the public. No registration required


Marco Walser

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 the 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.


Photo: Myleen Hollero