Qompendium is an evolving and ever-changing platform for philosophy, art, culture and science, represented by a series of print publications: magazines, books and monographs. Furthermore, it is enriched by a gallery concept, a work shop and a fast-moving online portal.


Meet Samuel Bänziger

This third Qompendium Questionnaire Session is with Samuel Bänziger and Fabian Harb, both young designers from Switzerland opening their versatile portfolios for Qompendium to view. A collection of posters, self-initiated magazines, developed type faces, experimental art direction and above all their cutting edge of rawness, another new garde of young minds influencing graphic design landscape.

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Read Fabian Harb's questionnaire here.

Friday, 23.04.2010
10:15 (Cet)

 
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Qompendium:Your job in 20 words ...
Samuel Bänziger: Uncomfortable, unadjusted, uncomplicated, experimental, indefinite,
unintentional, unbeautiful, stupid, enough? What, not enough okay and now? That makes twenty words, right?

Your personal style signifier is ...
An experimental, exploring way of working.

How would your girl friend describe you ...
As a good limbo-dancer

How would your PA describe you ...
As a better limbo-dancer

When do you turn your Mac, iPod, iPhone off?
Hmmmmm, never.

What is the smartest graphic you have ever created?
I never create smart graphic  I'am a swiss guy.

The first font you would use on any assignment is ...
Arial bold or perhaps Times Small Text.

The best trick on photoshop is ...
Save as...

A poster you would hang on your wall ...
Most beautiful Swiss books overview poster (not yet designed)

The last meal that truly impressed you ...
A dry filet-o-fish

The last CD you purchased and would buy again ...
Audible Visions, a spaced out musical ceremony hosted by Ill-studio
and Alexis le-tan

The graphic that truly impressed you ...
Luvre magazine

Ancient history thrills you because ...
Honestly, I do not really like ancient history

The United States is ...
Not my best friend.

Switzerland is ...
Small and absolutely beautiful.

Money is ...
Switzerland.

Art is ...
Jonathan Meese.

Your ultimate addiction ...
Books.

A recent discovery of yours is ...
Times small text.

The last thing you bought and hated ...
Positio (publication from spectorbooks) because it's too beautiful
I hate beautiful books.

The next big thing is ...
An internship at Bureau Mirko Borsche.

The books on your bedside table are ...
Far too many.

Your personal items you never go on journeys without are ...
iPhone and my head.

The first thing you do when you enter a hotel room is ...
Searching the bible, no i'm not religious.

Your favorite corner of the Internet is ...
Fucking-good-books.ch, ha ha ha

Who shall be the next interviewee ...
Fabian

What else do you want to say?
Reizundrisiko is everything. Reizundrisiko is nothing. Reizundrisiko is.

The Qompendium Questionnaire Session
For this session two entities are invited to take part.
The first interviewee recommends the next / following interviewee and prepares an art work for him/her to alter.
Art work at the end: Samuel Bänziger prepared an art work for Fabian Harb to alter.

Read Fabian Harb's questionnaire here.





 
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