Esther Rieser is a swiss graphic designer based in Zurich, working with a range of clients from individuals to institutions. Her focus is on printed matters and digital design, such as editorial design, websites, publication, exhibition design and visual identity. The studio’s approach is defined by research and conceptual thinking.

Selected clients

  • Adrian Streich Architekten Zurich
  • Annette Spiro, Professur, ETH Zurich
  • BUK, Dozentur, ETH Zurich
  • Bolsopaseo, Zurich
  • City of Zurich
  • Freilager Zürich, Zurich
  • Hochbauamt, Baudirektion Kanton Zurich
  • Hochschule für Technik, Rapperswil, HSR
  • International Society for Contemporary Music Switzerland
  • Meili, Peter & Partner Architekten AG, Zurich
  • Museum Bellpark, Kriens
  • Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel
  • Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich
  • Musikpodium, Zurich
  • Pensimo, Zurich
  • Raiffeisenbank, Zürich
  • Ressegatti Thalmann Architektinnen, Zurich
  • University of Basel, Basel
  • University of Zurich, UZH
  • Park Books, Zurich
  • ZHdK, Zurich University of the Arts
  • Zimmer/Schmidt Architekten, Zurich
  • ZHAW, Winterthur

Lectures

  • 2009– F+F Schule für Kunst und Design, Zurich
  • 2007–2013 Invers Schule für Gestaltung, Olten

Awards

  • 2020   the most beautiful german books 2020
  • 2018   Nomination for the ‹Design­preis Deutschland›
  • 2016   Nomination for the ‹Design­preis Deutschland›
  • 2015   Shortlisted ‹essence /Best of Swiss Graphic Design›
  • 2014   DAM Architectual Book Award
  • 2013   Winner 100 beste Plakate, Schweiz, Deutschland, Österreich
  • 2013   Shortlisted, Festival de l‘affiche du graphisme, Chaumont
  • 2012   Winner Swiss design award / BAK
  • 2011   Nomination Swiss design award / BAK
  • 2010   Nomination Swiss design award / BAK