Bänziger Hug, a Swiss based design agency, founded in 2011 by Samuel Bänziger and Olivier Hug. Covering works in all areas of print and interactive design. We design books, exhibitions, publications, identities, and websites for cultural institutions, businesses and individuals.

Poster, Gastspiel,
Exhibition at Museum Rietberg


Bänziger Hug GmbH, Frongartenstrasse 11, 9000 St.Gallen, Switzerland, hi@baenziger-hug.com, www.baenziger-hug.com

Graphic Design and Art Direction
Samuel Bänziger, +41 79 220 48 38

Programming and Development
Olivier Hug, +41 79 645 79 62

Activities, Awards,
Lectures, Exhibitions,

● Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2013 (A-Typical Plan, Park Books, Award) ● Tÿpo St.Gallen, Untitled (in collaboration with Kasper-Florio, Lecture) ● HFG Offenbach, Beni Bischof war krank (Workshop) ● Issue Frankfurt, The Most Beautiful Swiss Books (Activity) ● Art Books (www.artbooks.ch) is a non-commercial platform dedicated to the book. It’s goal is to make beautiful and hard to find publications available (Activity) ● Helmhaus Zürich, Publishers′ Tables 2011/2012/2013 (Activity) ● Graphic Magazine No.14, Work & Run: Young Studios (Contribution) ● Graphic Magazine No.12, Manystuff Special (Contribution) ● Unit Editions, Type Only (Contribution) ● FAT Magazine (Contribution) ● Glory Glory 2013 (Contribution) ● Libros Mutantes, Madrid (Contribution) ● Library Paper, Issue 01 (Contribution) ● Dead or Alive (Edition Fink), Frankfurt (Activity) ● Insight into Qompendium, Mudam Luxembourg (Movie) ● Panatom Gallery (Exhibition) ● Seduktion, All you (n)ever wanted (Exhibition) ● Twenty Two for Two Times Elliott (Contribution) ● Étapes n°195 : Quelque part entre graphisme et architecture. (Contribution) ● About Mark Pezinger "Catalog" (Contribution)


  1. A jQuery plugin for building aesthetically minimalistic, responsive picture lightboxes. https://scalable-lightbox.com
  2. 21 contemporary artistic positions, in the form of site-specific installations and performative actions, sound out the museum as an institution, its collection and the ideas underlying it. Edition Patrick Frey’s eponymous Das Fremde ist nur in der Fremde fremd presents various interpretations of these artistic interventions as well as photographic documentation of the show, rounded out by literary contributions from Peter Weber and Lukas Bärfuss. Catalouge coming soon. In collaboration with Krispin Heé.
  3. Check out our latest web project, a responsive website for Swiss artist Daniel Stiefel.
  4. We’re so excited. A-Typical Plan has been awarded for «The Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2013». In collaboration with Larissa Kasper.
  5. The corresponding website editionfink.ch/kunsthof references supplemental audio and video documents from the book MIND THE GAP — Kunsthof Zürich, Documents and Materials 1993—2013. ISBN 978-3-03746-177-8


Amt für Kultur, Art as Foundation, Barão-Hutter Atelier, Bayerische Staatsoper, Beni Bischof, Biennale Venice, Björn Dahlem, Chewing the Scenery, Christian Kerez, Edition Fink, ETH Zurich, EPFL, GTA Verlag, Architektura, Gunz & Künzle Architects, Glory Hazel, H.R. Fricker, HNA Architects, HSG St.Gallen, idA Architects, Kaltehand Natascha Waters, kinki Magazine, klotzholz, Kram Weisshaar, Kummer + Partner, Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Labics, Mara Züst, Alpenhof, Marc Fuhrer, Mariel Manuel, Mendrisio Academy Press, Miller & Maranta, Niggli Publishers, Park Books, Hamburger Du Pfammatter, Phytopharma, Saiten, tri Publications, trans Magazine, We find Wildness, Zeughaus Teufen

Digital Work

Archiv Ostschweizer Kunstschaffen, Ammann Partner, Ammann Siebrecht Fotografie, Andreas Bechtiger, Art as Foundation, Barão-Hutter.Atelier, Beni Bischof, Bureau Collective, Chewing the Scenery, Christian Hersche, Christian Kerez, Coiffure Duett, Daniel Stiefel, Gallay et Kaufmann, Glory Hazel, Gunz & Künzle Architects, Hamburger Du Pfammatter, Heimspiel, H.R. Fricker, idA Architects, Kaltehand/Natasha Waters, Kasper-Florio, Kummer Architekten, Kunsthof – Digital Archive, Labics Architects, Lukas Schneeberger, Manuel Moreno, Mara Züst, Mariel Manuel, Phytopharma, Republic of Common Ground, Trans Magazin, University of St.Gallen


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Seduktion  All you (n)ever wanted. Published by Jungle Books. To be released in December.
Sechs grosse Häuser für Basel, Sei grandi edifici per Basilea (Atelier Miller, Miller & Maranta) to be released in December.
A-Typical Plan has been awarded for
«The Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2013».
Website – Mara Züst, cultural promoter, curator and artist
Kunst und Bau Nummer 1, Vexer Verlag. In collaboration with Krispin Heé.
«Das Fremde ist nur in der Fremde fremd». In collaboration with Krispin Heé.
«Das Fremde ist nur in der Fremde fremd» (Preview). In collaboration with Krispin Heé.
«Das Fremde ist nur in der Fremde fremd» (Preview, Backside). In collaboration with Krispin Heé.
Website – Ammann Siebrecht Fotografen
Website – Andreas Bechtiger
Series of ephemera
Artist Archive
Poster – All you ever wanted, all you never wanted
Mind the Gap – Kunsthof Zürich
Website – Beni Bischof
Website – Daniel Stiefel
Schauhaus Botanischer Garten, Niggli Verlag
Website – Christian Kerez
Sciene & Fiction
Website – Kummer Architekten
Website – Labics Architects
Saiten Magazine
Website – Chewing the Scenery, Swiss off-site pavilion at the Biennale di Venezia 2011
JS App – Buccinef's Bachelor Thesis
Trans Magazine
Aosta Newspaper – Institute for Landscape Architecture