Werner Jeker, Switzerland (1989)
Werner is Swiss graphic designer renowned for his poster designs. He has won multiple national and international awards, amongst which the Award for exceptional Use of Photography in Graphic Design...Read full biography
Werner is Swiss graphic designer renowned for his poster designs. He has won multiple national and international awards, amongst which the Award for exceptional Use of Photography in Graphic Design awarded by the International Center of Photography, New York in 1988 and the First Prize for a new series of Swiss Bank Notes in 1989 and 1991.
Among his realizations the artistic direction of communication for Weimar’99, Cultural Capital of Europe in 1999, the conception and realization of the pavilion SIGNALPAIN for Expo 02 (the Swiss National Exhibition in 2002), the corporate identity for Institut National du Patrimoine (INP) Paris in 2000, for the Schloss Neuhardenberg Fundation in Berlin and the City of Geneva in 2004.
He has worked with an important number of cultural, social and commercial institutions, such as : Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, Théâtre de l’Odeon in Paris, Collection de l’Art Brut, Musée de l’Elysée, Museum of Ethnography Geneva, Saline Royale d’Arc et Senans, Magnum Photos, Phaidon Press and Le Mois de la Photo du Grand Paris.
1989 and 1991
Other Professional Activities
Teacher at the School of Fine Arts of Lausanne
1974 – 1986
Teacher at the High School of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe, Germany
1995 – 1997
Co-responsible for the department of visual communication at the Bern University of the Arts (BUA)
2003 – 2007
Speaker in many universities such as in Shanghai, Seoul, Melbourne, London, Paris, Moscow, Mexico, Montreal.