Philippe Karrer is a Swiss graphic design studio focusing on book design, visual identities and new media. Philippe Karrer has ongoing collaborations with institutions, curators, artists, researchers and designers. In 2012, Philippe Karrer founded Spheres Projects, a publishing projects creating books and editions in close collaboration with artists, writers, galleries and institutions.

Philippe Karrer is currently teaching at Critical Media Studies at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland in Basel (FHNW). He has lectured on design related subjects.

Team:
– Tibor Udvari (Developer)
– Ronja Burkard (Intern)

Selected clients:
– Federal Office of Culture Switzerland
– Fondation Beyeler
– Centre culturel suisse. Paris
– Christoph Merian Verlag
– The Wire Magazine (London/UK)
– Julie Curtiss
– Austin Lee
– Rafäel Rozendaal

Teaching:
– Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW (Basel/Switzerland)
– Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (Karlsruhe/Germany)

Talks/Workshops:
– Bath Spa University (Bath/UK)
– École nationale supérieure des beaux-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)