Erich Brechbühl // Mixer

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Erich Brechbühl is a Lucerne based independent graphic designer and is mainly known for his diverse poster designs – his preferred mode of graphic expression.


After studying typography, he became an apprentice graphic designer under Niklaus Troxler, who’ll speak at this year’s Forward Festival Hamburg, and finally opened his own studio, Mixer, in Lucerne in 2003. In 2009 he was co-founder of the Weltformat Graphic Design Festival in Lucerne and started the regular exchange meeting for graphic designers called Show & Tell in 2012.


For his posters he won numerous international awards and since 2007 he’s a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI).

In his talk he will mainly focus on his poster designs and the story behind it. His this years talk title is “Content based poster design”.

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