Ruedi Rüegg, Switzerland (1971)
Ruedi Rüegg completed his studies at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich. He served as graphic designer with Josef Müller-Brockman form 1960–63, then went to Connecticut and was assistant to Paul Rand...Read full biography
Education: Zürich Design School with Josef Müller- Brockmann and Hans Finsler. 1963: went to the US as assistant to Paul Rand. 1967–76: co-owner and director of Müller-Brockmann & Co., Zürich. 1973–80: juror for the Best Swiss Posters of the Year. 1976–81: president of AGI Switzerland. 1977–83: Baltis & Rüegg Zürich. 1981–2000: member of the International Executive Committee of AGI. 1984: Designalltag Zürich Ruedi Rüegg. 1996–2000: International Secretary of AGI. Teaching background: 1968–88: visiting professor of graphic design, Ohio State University, Columbus. 1984–2006: teaching at School of Design, St Gallen. Several awards for posters and books, including AGI’s Henri Award, 2000. Clients: Zürich Airport, signage and corporate design; Swiss Post & Telegraph, corporate design and identity; CD and CI; Westinghouse Design Center USA, CD and CI; Rockwell International, CD and CI. Tonhalle Zürich, Opera Zürich. Secrets: married to Anni, They have 3 children and 2 grandsons.