Swiss Grand Award for Design 2021

Swiss Grand Award for Design 2021

Julia Born, Peter Knapp, Sarah Owens

The 2021 laureates of Switzerland's national design award



Title Information

Edited by Federal Office of Culture. With contributions by David Bennewith, Jonas Berthod, François Cheval, Angie Keefer, Tatyana Franck and Vera Sacchetti

1st edition

, 2021

Texts in English, French, German, and Italian


116 pages, 32 color and 50 b/w  illustrations

22 x 30 cm

ISBN 978-3-03942-054-4


Since 2007, Switzerland’s Federal Office of Culture has honored the work of renowned designers who exemplify the quality and relevance of Swiss design practice both nationally and internationally. Simply put, the yearly awarded Swiss Grand Prix of Design reflects the best that Switzerland has to offer in this field. The roll call of winners illustrates the country’s multifaceted spectrum of design production. In their many and varied ways, they have infused the cultural landscape with fresh ideas and continue to inspire new generations of designers, influencing current design as well as Swiss design history.


The 2021 laureates of the Swiss Grand Prix of Design are the graphic designer Julia Born, photographer and art director Peter Knapp, and researcher and lecturer Sarah Owens.
This book introduces them through texts, conversations, short biographies, and images from their archives.


The Federal Office of Culture in Bern is part of Switzerland’s Federal Department of Home Affairs. Its responsibility is to promote Swiss culture in the fields of literature, performance arts, film, visual arts, and design, and to preserve the country’s cultural heritage


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