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2024——–––––katharina von zimmern 500 years anniversary // corporate idenity500 years ago, the reformation in zurich receives a decisive boost: abbess katharina von zimmern donated the fraumünster to the city. the reformation without civil war becomes is commissioned to create the communication for all events in the anniversary year 2024. +

26.10.2024——–––––book launch «storrers erbasse» by barbara basting at  never stop reading in zurichin this unconventional essay, barbara basting describes her encounter with storrer’s legacy and that of his literary and artistic family.the book is published by scheidegger & spiess in zurich+

3.2023——–––––gäu gin // label designjan gaugler, the creator of «gäu gin», comes from the gäu region of the swiss canton of solothurn.«gäu» is the current name for the part of the former county of buchsgau that came into the possession of the city of solothurn in 1463. the solothurner gäu is bordered to the north […]

24.10.2022——–––––so+ba is featured in asia-pacific design no. 18asia-pacific design, published by sandu publishing in shanghai, is the first professional design yearbook in the asia-pacific region. since its establishment in 2005, it has continuously recorded the voices of different designers, design styles and design fields, leaving an important chronicle in the field of graphic design. +

29.10.2022——–––––connceting dots in tsurumithe community of tsurumi started to transform the city into streets filled with pink dots, sending messages, questions and greetings to their neighbours and visitors. the weTrees tsurumi festival will take place october 29.+

10.2022——–––––catalog / books // bücher // 2veronika schäpers catalog will be avalliable soon this is the last part to be finished / designed by so+ba+

2022——–––––unterdorf windisch, year of anniversariesposters for various anniversaries in windisch, switzerland+

2022——–––––edwina hörl, online shopphotography and art direction so+ba edwina hörl shop+

26.-28. November 2021——–––––«bibliopark ex» at ex-zentralbibliothek (düsseldorf)the performance fo miu will take place in the old building of the zentralbibliothek in düsseldorf, germany

2021——–––––solitude / veronika schäpersin »solitude,« a chapter of »walden« thoreau describes the advantages of solitary life in his cabin in the woods of massachusetts, where he lived as a hermit for two years beginning in designed the font for this project. the text is embossed into a soft filter paper using transparent printing ink. […]

8.2021——–––––no.4 NEON form the PALETTE mini series, published by victionary, hong kong+

4.–10. 9. 2021——–––––FREITAG AD_ABSURDUMoriginally shown in 2015 at the MUDAC – museum of design and applied contemporary arts – in Lausanne, this re-re-recycled exhibition will be shown at the design week milano / salone del mobile from 4-10.9. at Artifact+

2021.4.1.—————teaching«international communication» at musashino art university tokyo+

2020.12.—————gabriella disler // ARE YOU YOU, 2020 intervention in situ; 415x595cm, paint, hand edited text by gabriella disler, basel THE GREAT UNVEILING REGIONALE 21, kunsthalle palazzo, liestal curated by michael babics, basel graphic support: so+ba  // photography: fabio luks+

2020.09.19 ————— FERMATA EX —————book design for a performance by miuFERMATA EX is a continuation of FERMATAAll stories are told from multiple memories. There was a theater in that story, and the theater was called „Fermata“. A number of testimonials tell us their memories about the theater, the legendary underground venue for spectacular performances. One […]

2020.02.————–internationale kurzfilmtage winterthur the color for 2020 is decided+

2019.03—————typographic support for gabriella disler’s project “HOW LONG IS… “gabriella disler, intervention auf zeit // mörsbergerstrasse 54, Baselphoto: gert handschin, basel +

2019.01.—————edwina hörl and so+ba joind the halfway project +

2017.11.07–12.————–internationale kurzfilmtage winterthur soon the festival will start for its 21st edition // so+ba made all the communication work for this short film festival // posters // catalog // programm // and much more….+

2017.11.03.—————design preis schweiz // prize giving ceremony so+ba is nominated for the design preis schweiz 2017 for the communication work for the «freitag ad_absurdum» exhibition at the mudac in lausanne, switzerland +

2017.03.15.—————edwina hörl / collection ss 2018—————down to earth +

2017.01.01.—————shinnen akemashite omedetou gozaimasu // happy new year +

2016.10.7—————freitag store ginza 5th anniversary freitag is celebrating their store anniversary starting at 5pm.freitag store party+

2016.16.06.–30.10—————the 27th brno biennale study room so+ba is invited to contribute one book to the 27th Brno Biennale Study Room, wich is curated by Kiyonori Muroga & Ian Lynam of IDEA Magazinewe choose the book from barbara kruger «love for sale» because barbara krugers work covers the aspects we think are important for design. design […]

2016.03.01.—————celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of dadaism kickoff event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of dadaism at the Cabaret Voltaire in zurich, in tokyo. the cocktail reception is hosted by the ambassador of switzerland, mr. urs bucher and mrs. anja siebold bucher on tuesday march 1, 2016チューリヒの「キャバレー・ヴォルテール」にて誕生したダダイズム100年を記念し、 ウルス・ブーヘル駐日スイス大使夫妻主催のカクテル・レセプションを 下記の要領で開催いたします。+

2016.03.01—————celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of dadaismkickoff event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of dadaism at the Cabaret Voltaire in zurich, in tokyo. the cocktail reception is hosted by the ambassador of switzerland, mr. urs bucher and mrs. anja siebold bucher on tuesday march 1, 2016チューリヒの「キャバレー・ヴォルテール」にて誕生したダダイズム100年を記念し、 ウルス・ブーヘル駐日スイス大使夫妻主催のカクテル・レセプションを 下記の要領で開催いたします。+

2016.01.01.––––shinnen akemashite omedetou gozaimasu––––happy new year +

2015.10.28–2016.2.28––––freitag ad absurdum––––exhibition at mudac lausanne freitag ad absurdum at mudac+

2015.10.26––––freitag ad absurdum /exhibition preparation at noerd, zurich+

2015.09.19––––tokyo art book fair––––partytokyo art book fair 2015+

2015.9.19.–21––––tokyo art book fair 2015––––swiss focustabf swiss focus+

2015.09.04––––Soirée graphique Nr°8––––exhibition at KOMET, uferweg 15, 3013 bern, switzerlandthe soirée graphique, organised by komet, has been held annually since 2008. the exhibition is a platform for creative artists in the fields of graphic design, photography and the visual arts. it promotes visual design, stimulates new works and reflects trends in contemporary graphic was […]

2015.1.23.–2.10––––control / shift / plus gasthaus zum bären/museum bärengasse in zurichpost-graduate programm in curating, zhdk+

2015.01.01.––––shinnen akemashite omedetou gozaimasu––––happy new year +

2014.03.27.––––eat creative + so+bawith the opening of our zurich office and an increasing number of international projects, so+ba is very excited to announce a formal partnership with long-time collaborator eat creative to provide greater opportunity to support european brands looking to expand to asia. eat creative // tokyo/zurich+

2014.03.05 18:00––––exhibition talk, japanese poster artists – cherry blossom and asceticism, at the museum fuer gestaltung zurichexperiences, inspirations, surprises – 16 years living and working in tokyo susanna baer, art director and founding member of so+ba tokyo, in conversation with bettina richter, curator poster collectionmuseum für gestaltung zurich+

2014.02.07––––swiss pechaKucha night, at super deluxe tokyothe swiss pechaKucha night is a side-event of the swissdays featuring unusual stories from swiss and japanese speakers on topics ranging from graphic design and architecture to alphorns and the origins of absinthe. swiss pechaKucha nightso+ba presentation+

2014.02.06 – 09.––––swissdays––––at roppongi hills, tokyoroppongi hills is transformed into switzerland. a four-day celebration of everything swiss.this is the kickoff event for the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between switzerland and japan.swissdays +

2014.02.02.––––anniversary programme for the year-long celebrations commemorating the 150th anniversary of swiss-japanese diplomatic relations+

2014.01.01.––––shinnen akemashite omedetou gozaimasu––––happy new year

2013.12.13 – 2014.01.12––––creative cities––––exhibition so+ba is part of the “creative cities” project representing tokyo at kaohsiung design festival in taiwan.creative cities+

2013.11.15––––pen-pen-gusa––––edwina hörl, spring summer exhibition––––garden party +

2013.09.05––––freitag store shibuya, opening partyfreitag opens a new flagshipstore in shibuya.freitagstore shibuya +

2013.06.21. – 23.––––fax me––––exhibition21 fri 金 19:00 – 23:59 opening party 22 sat 土 11:00 – 18:00 (13:00 – 16:00 m. koji workshop)23 sun 日 11:00 – 23:59 closing bar (dj do it yourself) «ファックス me» is a project by so+ba that started with a request by the australian design magazine «desktop». the task was […]

2013.05.11––––TEDx tokyo 2013––––l+l=lldesign for the TEDx 2013 in tokyo+

2013.05.01––––all night long––––hells bells tribute to rock ‘n’ rollso+ba’s ac/dc t-shirt, designed for uniqlo, japan now in stores +

2013.04.27––––––––zou no hana snack––––––––opening eventkickoff event for the “zou no hana snack” series.the japanese idea of snack, a nice gathering with a special host (mama-san), will start at zou no hana terrace.→ zou no hana snack+

2013.1.1.––––shinnen akemashite omedetou gozaimasu––––happy new year

2012.11.24 14:00–17:00––––«swiss typography 3», so+ba workshop at tokyo graphic passport so+ba’s workshop «swiss typography 3» will be a continuation of last years «swiss typography 2» workshop. it contains a lecture and practical work. the lecture will be a short introduction to swiss typography with a focus on political propaganda in switzeralnd. switzerland has a unique […]

2013.08.12.–20.––––tokyo typographic passport––––exhibition and workshop → tokyo typographic passport 2013 +

2012.07.01.––––never give up––––edwina hörl, ss, 2012 collectionnow in stores +

2012.05.01––––enjoy zou-no-hana document bookthe zou-no-hana document book is printed the last three years of zou-no-hana terrace is documented in texts and picutres.ou-no-hana terrace +

2012.04.29––––enjoy zou-no-hana picto workshopso+ba will hold a pictorgram-workshop––––start 13:00–15:00––––participants need to register at info@zounohana.complace: zou-no-hana terrace, 1 chome kaigan-dori, naka-ku, yokohamaexhibition «enjoy zou-no-hana» 2012.4.27-5.13zou-no-hana terrace+

2012.04.21–22+04.28-30 ––––aaa––––anzen/anshin/anarchyedwina hörl, autumn winter exhibition, 12:00–20:00party // 04.29 with a flute concert by miya, starting 20:30drinks++food++musicmiya, flute +

2012.04.14––––exhibition + filmscreening, 15:00 –23:59 at so+ba galleryratrak // exhibition + book vernissage // gabriel mauron + pascal greco ratrak +super 8, film 30min, 17:00 / 21:00, pascal greco, kid chocolat Super 8 is a poetic & psychedelic film by pascal greco with a soundtrack by kid chocolat. super8 +

2012.04.14––––exhibition + filmscreening––––15:00 – 23:59so+ba, 5-29-20 kyodo, setagaya-ku, tokyoratrak, exhibition + book vernissage, gabriel mauron + pascal greco ratrak+super 8, film 30min, 17:00 / 21:00, pascal grecokid chocolat Super 8 is a poetic & psychedelic film by pascal greco with a soundtrack by kid chocolat. super8 +

2012.3.31.––––voices at shibaura house tokyo«voices» is a gathering of narratives, ideas, knowledge, experiences, opinions and expressions that grow out of the 3.11 disasters in japan. in the unique open and inviting spaces of shibaura house (build by kazuyo sejima and ryue nishizawa). join workshops, participate in talk sessions, listen to stories, view exhibitions and enjoy […]

2011.10.30––––tokyo graphic passport 2011––––so+ba lecture workship + Session 06. «Swiss Typography Pt.2» Time: 2011.10.30 (Sun) 13:00–15:00 Venue: 3331 Arts Chiyoda B105tokyo graphic passport 2011 The workshop “Swiss Typography 2” will be a continuation of so+ba’s last «Swiss typography» lecture from last year. The lecture will also include practical work. so+ba will start with a very […]

2011.10.19 ––––never give up––––edwina hörl, ss, 2012 collection +

2011.07.09.––––look with your hands––––new envelops for the yokohama rendez-vous shop

2011.06.25–07.18––––atelier zou-no-hanaworkshop for children with the theme: «moving», «painting», «creating» +

2011.05.31–06.6––––namida exhibition––––geneve, switzerlandopening-party may 31 from 18:00 at ruin gallery 15 rue des eaux-vollandes, genevethe force of nature has taken thousands of lives. our hearts and our thoughts go to all those who have lost loved ones and those who continue to suffer the difficulty of this crises. 100% of the sales of our work […]

2011.05.31––––lohas design award 2011the rendez-vous project products created by so+ba, «look with your hand» and «tactile note» (in collaboration with veronica schaepers) where selected for the grand prix for the lohas design award. the exhibition takes place at shinjuku giyoen in tokyo.+

2011.05.14 – 22––––edwina hörl’s namida exhibition at so+ba gallery+

2011.2.28––––zou-no-hana terrace // rendez-vous project exhibition 25.2.-27.3.2011 the rendez-vous project is about collaboration between designers/artist and local industries. so+ba’s partner is “waku-waku” sheltered workshop for deaf-blind people. in our project we wanted to integrate the waku-waku people into the creative process, not only into the production proscess. we asked them to write messages they would […]

2010.11.13––––opening party for edwina hörl’s fkk exhibition at so+ba gallery +

2010.11.13––––edwina hörl fkk exhibition at so+ba gallery +

2010––––this visually led book contains a global selection of the best graphic design studios’ work within the fashion industry – from packaging and lookbooks to swing tags and invitations – with exclusive insights from both clients and designers. so+ba’s edwina hörl work is introduced on page p204-207 laurence king publishing +

2010.05.28-30––––another world, films screening by jun miyazaki+

2010.10.16––– CONCERT AT so+bapart one / [ici] tokyo/kristof guez: photography and david chiesa : field recording, computer––––part two / Hako Otoko/ The Box Man / david chiesa: double bass, naoto yamagishi: percussions and drums and leonardo pellegatta: photography

2010.10.01––––slanted magazin #12––––women, typography, design––––autumn/winter 2010 slanted magazine +

2010.09.23-29.––––invitation to the tokyo graphic passport exhibition 2010 tokyo graphic passport 2010 +

2010.09.22–––––––preparation for the graphic passport exhibition at 3331 in akihabara, tokyo+

2010.07.30-08.01––––––edwina hoerl archive-sale at so+ba gallery+

2010.01.23––––shonan marathonlogo-mark design + art direction for nike japannike shonan marathon+

2010.03.19.–––––––––from somewhere to nowhere – on the road in china with photographer andreas seibert. film directed by Villi Hermannimago filmandreas seibert photography+

2009.02.05 – 27––––helvetica forever at ggg / ginza graphic galleryeven today, a half-century after its inception, helvetica continues to maintain its popularity as the best-known european typeface. this exhibition focuses on how this attractive font, which has swept the global market, is used in an astounding diversity of contexts, from familiar shop signs to the […]

2006.03.03–––––––––wedding tenugui for kanke and eiko