The Most Beautiful Swiss Books of the year 2022 (awarded in 2023)

© BAK / Julien Gremaud

The most beautiful Swiss books 2022. Federal Office of Culture FOC, Bern (publication in June 2023).

Conception et graphisme: Samuel Bänziger, Rosario Florio, Larissa Kasper, St. Gallen
Textes: Stella Carlsen, St. Gallen; David Strettell (Dashwood Books), New York; Tan  Wälchli, Berlin; interviews of Julia Born, Zürich; Andreas Bernhard (Fischer Papier AG), St. Gallen ; Erich Keiser (Druckerei Odermatt), Dallenwil; Christophe Renggli (Courvoisier-Gassmann S.A.), Bienne ; Corinne Hefti (Bubu AG), Mönchaltdorf.
ISBN 978-3-909928-85-9

Jan Tschichold Award 2023

Winfried Heininger

«Most beautiful books from all over the world» competition in Leipzig 2023

Kunst am Bau und im öffentlichen Raum 1968–2008
«Goldene Letter»
Silver medal
Bronze medal
The Polyhedrists: Art and Geometry in the Long Sixteenth Centruy
Bronze medal


Gina Bucher

Gina Bucher, author and editor, was born in 1978 and studied film sciences, media and art history. Since 2008 she has been working as a freelance editor for publications in the fields of art and culture, and is also an author of narrative non-fiction. From 2009 to 2018 she was head of programming at the taz congress in Berlin, and in 2009 she co-founded the design project Rokfor. She lectures at the F+F School of Art and Design Zurich and teaches creative writing at the young literature laboratory JULL.

Gregor Huber

Gregor Huber was born in 1978. He studied history and art history at the University of Zurich and then new media at the Zurich University of the Arts. From 2007 to 2023, he has been an editor and designer at the magazine Fabrikzeitung. In 2018 he founded the publishing house Edition Hors-Sujet, along with Ivan Sterzinger and Noha Mokhtar. He runs the studio Huber/Sterzinger together with Ivan Sterzinger. 

Silas Munro

Silas Munro was born in 1981 and holds a Master of Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). In 2014 he founded with Brian Johnson the LGBTQ+ and Minority-owned graphic design studio Polymode primarily working in the cultural sphere. Munro is the curator of Strikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest (Letterform Archive, 2022) and co-author of Black Design in America (forthcoming with Princeton University Press), as well as a faculty co-chair for the MFA Program in graphic design at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. In 2020 he was a jury member and in 2022 a chair for the US design competition “50 Books | 50 Covers” held by the AIGA.

Sereina Rothenberger

Sereina Rothenberger was born in 1981 and has run the graphic design studio Hammer in Zurich since 2008, together with David Schatz. She held a professorship at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design from 2013 to 2019, latterly serving as a head of department. She has been teaching the Master programme in Graphic Design at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the US since 2015 and has been joint head of the programme since 2020. She has also been an advisor at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht since 2020.

Kajsa Ståhl

Kajsa Ståhl was born in 1974 and is a London-based graphic designer specialising in collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects that involve archives, collections, interviews, and travel and result in books, posters, catalogues, billboards, websites, identities, exhibitions and films. Kajsa Ståhl is one forth of graphic design collective Åbäke (since 2000), and one forth of publishing house Dent-De-Leone (since 2007). After studying a BA with HC Ericson in Sweden at HDK-Valant, she moved to London where she received her MA from the Royal College of Art. Already immersed in the world of architecture, her projects involve collaborations with architects, writers, musicians, fashion designers, artists and curators.

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Last modification 30.03.2023

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