Sign up for around £80 a year and, every other month, a lovely surprise will drop through your door – a 128 x 90.5 cm poster by a leading designer promoting the latest show at the Museum…
The booming market for vintage posters on eBay only serves to rub the noses of contemporary graphic designers in the fact that it is so rare to get a commission for one these days – in the UK at least. But the Zurich Museum has a policy of “commissioning original and exciting work”. Among those already called on are Cornel Windlin, Ralph Schraivogel and Mueller + Hess.
And if you don’t fancy signing up sight unseen for the whole year, you can buy posters from previous shows for a very reasonable £11 a poster. An impressive back catalogue boasts the following:
Trickraum: Siebdruck by Martin Woodtli