Martina Brassel is a Swiss graphic designer working independently with her own studio since 2016. Her work focuses on editorial and book design, visual identities and website for national and international clients in the fields of the arts, architecture and design.

Latest releases include the books about The Emil Bührle Collection or the communication design for the current exhibition “Über Grenzen” at Bourbaki Panorama in Lucerne. She’s currently working on the design for a book about Swiss art historian Jacqueline Burckhardt and a commission by the Swiss Post and their commitment for art.  

frequent collaborators

Florian Ringli & Raphael Stähelin, Architektur
Bruno Margreth, Visuelle Gestaltung

previous positions

Teaching Assistant, Zurich University of the Arts ZHdK, Dep. Visual Communication, 2015–2020
Designer at Studio Marie Lusa, Zürich 2012–2015
BA in Visual Communication, Zurich University of the Arts, 2012

AWARDS

DAM Architectural Book Award 2019 (Baku. Oil And Urbanism)
Richard Schlagmann Art Book Award 2019 (Toward a Concrete Utopia)
DAM Architectural Book Award 2018 (Toward a Concrete Utopia)
Winner of the DAM Architectural Book Award 2016 (African Modernism, at Studio Marie Lusa)
Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2015 (African Modernism, at Studio Marie Lusa)
Gold medal Best Art Book 2015 FILAF d’Or (African Modernism, at Studio Marie Lusa)
Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2014 (Gustave Courbet, at Studio Marie Lusa)

STUDIO

Martina Brassel, Graphic Design
Birmensdorferstrasse 400
8055 Zürich
Switzerland

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