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Aesthetic Thinking?

Profile spotlights and pumpkin seed oil: The light projection "Floating Shifts" was created by Sissy Kuhlmann (BA Trends & Identity), Johannes Reck and Nic...

Global Design?

In her painting “Kapsalon Wonder,” Ellen Gallagher works through the historical entanglements of industry, colonialism and design in global modernity. Detail, ...

Variable Fonts?

Animation: Christine Gertsch Christine Gertsch, what are variable fonts? Variable fonts are digital typefaces that can morph into several different forms. Th...

Modcast?

A modcast combines a sound recording and several types of media. Photograph: Regula Bearth © ZHdK Charlotte Axelsson, what is a modcast? A modcast, that is, ...
llustration Illustration: Julia Bruderer.

Networking?

Valuable connections: a strong professional network is becoming increasingly vital. Important contacts are made already during training. Illustration: Julia Br...

The Leonardo principle?

Paolo Bianchi, what is the Leonardo Principle? Leonardo was not a polymath, but a “poly-learner.” He saw himself as a student and taught himself by producing h...

Creative Encounter?

Bringing out the inner witch with “Creative Encounter.“ Image: Mela Kocher, Samuel Marty Mela Kocher, what is Creative Encounter? A “Creative Encounter“ desc...

ZHdK’s ecological balance?

Part of the ecological balance: Graphical representation of ZHdK’s 2019 greenhouse gas balance. Photograph: Bivgrafik, Zürich Nadja Fässler-Keller, what is ZH...

The urge to create something

Student Portrait Cherry-Ann Davis Cherry-Ann Davis is a graphic designer from Trinidad and Tobago and expresses her views of the world through visual communica...