Rudi Meyer, France (1993)
After taking courses with Armin Hofmann and Emil Ruder at the Basel School of Design, Meyer moved to Paris in 1964, where he started working as a freelance graphic, product and interior designer as well as a photographer, cartographer and typographer. He designed logos and corporate identity programmes for Waterman, Banque Nationale de Paris; posters for Esso, LVMH and more. He creates books, catalogues or annual reports for international companies including Michelin, Polaroid, EDF, Renault. Rudi has designed around a hundred posters for the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris (1999–2006) and worked for cultural exhibitions and museums such as the MNHA in Luxembourg. As a product designer, he created wristwatches for Lip, signage systems for Capgemini University and the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD) in Paris. He worked as a cartographer for the French National Railways (SNCF) and for the Paris Suburban Railways (RER). From 1967 to 2004 he taught at the ENSAD.