Hannes Wettstein – Seeking Archetypes, 2011

Lars Müller Publishers, Switzerland

The furniture, product and interior designs of Swiss designer Hannes Wettstein, who died in 2008, have left their mark on everyday life. Hannes Wettstein – Seeking Archetypes documents his life’s work for the first time in monograph form. The volume features images from the world of this exceptional designer — works, sketches, and personal objects. A comprehensive catalogue raisonné provides a complete overview of Wettstein’s works. Supplemented by quotations from Wettstein, anecdotes from his life, essays, as well as statements by personalities from the worlds of design and architecture, this monograph provides a multifaceted portrait of an extraordinary designer. Edited by Studio Hannes Wettstein (today called Hürlemann). Design: Prill Vieceli Cremers. ISBN 978-3-03778-265-1. English/German/Italian.

Award: Die Schönsten Bücher der Schweiz 2011 (The Most Beautiful Swiss Books of the year 2011)