Philippe Karrer

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Philippe Karrer is a Swiss graphic and type designer working and living in Basel/Switzerland. He taught typography and editorial design at HfG in Karlsruhe/Germany. Philippe Karrer held workshops and lectured on design and new media related subjects. He is the founder of SPHERES Publication and co-founder of Udvari/Karrer, an interdisciplinary design agency. Since 2017 he is a member of the canton Basel-Landschaft's art commission. For work samples please check instagram (for now).

Selected clients:
– Federal Office of Culture Switzerland
– Fondation Beyeler
– Museum Rietberg Zürich
– Regionale Biennale Basel
– SIGG Switzerland
– Scheibler & Villard
– Rico Bürkli Architektur

Talks/Workshops:
– Bath Spa University (Bath/UK)
– École Nationae Supérieure des beuax-Arts de Lyon  (Lyon/France)
– Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (Karlsruhe/Germany)
– Pratt Institute (New York/USA)
– Ambedkar University Delhi (New Delhi/India)
– National Museum (New Delhi/India)
– ECAL (Lausanne/Switzerland)

Exhibitions:
– BRNO Biennale (Brno/Czech Republic)
– Depot Basel (Basel/Switzerland)
– ECAL (Lausanne/Switzerland)
– New York Art Book Fair/MoMa PS1 (New York/USA)
– Printed Matter (New York/USA)
– Los Angeles Art Book Fair/Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles/USA)
– Studio_Leigh (London/UK)
– And others

Awards:
– Most Beautiful Swiss Books Award 2015 (Spheres Austin Lee)