Behind the Book
The Most Beautiful Swiss Books of 2017

David Bennewith is a New Zealand-born graphic designer and design researcher based in Amsterdam. He is the head of the graphic design department at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam.

Jinhye Lee and Thibault Froissant are two students from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. The project they will present was initiated as an annual 6 weeks Rietveld residency, in Berlin and Zurichin 2014, by Julia Born and Laurenz Brunner. Julia Born is a designer born in Switzerland and educated in the Netherlands, living and working between Amsterdam, Berlin and Zurich. Besides running her independent design practice focusing mainly on editorial projects in the cultural domain, she teaches at various international schools and universities.

Vincent de Roguin is an artist, composer and writer, living and working in Geneva.

Nicola Todeschini is an independant graphic designer based in Geneva, teaming up with David Mamie since 2010. Their practice is mainly focused on editorial and cultural projects.

Sam Thorne is a the director of Nottingham Contemporary. Previously, he was artistic director of Tate St Ives. He is a contributing editor of frieze and the author of School (Sternberg Press, 2017).

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