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SEBASTIAN MARBACHER
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PROFILE

Sebastian Marbacher is a Switzerland based product designer. After his apprenticeship as a draftsman he graduated in 2013 from the Zurich School of Arts (ZHdK) with a BA in industrial design.

Currently he is working in his studio in Zurich in the fields of product design, furniture design, bespoken furniture, spatial design, installations, scenography as well as participative and social projects.

In the last four years Marbacher has worked on several self-initiated projects and collaborated with commercial clients and institutions such as Artsy, Bundesamt für Kultur, claro fair trade, FREITAG lab., Google Schweiz, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Teater Nordkraft, Stadtmuseum Aarau, etc.


EXHIBITIONS/AWARDS

- 2017

- Swiss Design Award
- Inedito at Museo Tamayo during Design Week Mexico
- curated by Francisco Torres, Embajada de Suiza
- The Paperweight Show
- Fisher Parrish Gallery, New York

- 2016

- Hello Today, swiss contemporary design curated by
- Helmriderknecht and Happen Projects
- Superprojekt at Depot Basel,
- curated by Matylda Krzykowski & Rebekka Kiesewetter

- 2015

- Forum for an attitude
- Depot Basel/Vitra Gallery
- Ausgezeichnet, Kulturraum St. Gallen
- Transformationen
- Art School Bern and Biel, curated by Klaus F. Pressmann

- 2014

- Werkbeitrag in applied arts from Canton St. Gallen
- Group exhibition, Design Week Vienna, Designforum
- Nomination for Swiss Design Award

- 2013

- Le monde attend
- Forum Schlossplatz, curated by Nadine Schneider, Aarau

- 2012

- 24hr Design Challenge hosted by Hendzel+Hunt
- exhibited during London Design Festival


TEACHING

- Guest lecture
- ETH Zurich MAS Architecture Urban Design, 2014

- Workshop held together with Laura Bruns as a part of the
- symposium MY CITY at Urbane Künste Ruhr, Germany, 2013