The Swiss Publisher Kodoji Press takes part in the 2018 SF Art Book Fair. The independent publishing house focused on contemporary art and photography, with the imagery found in their titles ranging from the grandiose to the frightening to the silly.
Kodoji’s award-winning designer and publisher, Winfried Heininger, will discuss his approach to publishing and design in conversation with Nicola Ruffo, Head of Public Programs at swissnex San Francisco.
11am — Art Book Fair doors open
12pm — swissnex SF in conversation with Winfried Heiniger at The Lounge
1pm — Talk finishes
5pm — Art Book Fair doors close
The 2018 SF Art Book Fair
Preview — Friday, July 20th – 6pm – 10pm
Saturday, July 21st — 11am – 6pm
Sunday, July 22nd — 11am – 5pm
Winfried Heininger has a long-time experience in the different fields of the publishing industry, namely design, editing, and publishing. Next to his design practice he was also co-founder and co-owner of a bookstore in Cologne devoted to photography and art. He regularly teaches and conducts workshops in editing and lectures at various schools among others at the ECAL, University of art and design Lausanne, Switzerland. In 2015 Winfried Heininger was awarded a Swiss Federal Design Award. His books have received notable awards and honors including: Best Book Design from all over the World; the Most Beautiful Swiss Books; Prix du Livre, Rencontres d’Arles and the German Photo Book Prize.