Boris Meister is an independent graphic designer working in London and Geneva. He’s engaged in design and art direction projects for clients principally in the field of arts. Recent and on-going collaborations include the identity for the exhibition Transformer at 180 The Strand (with Jamie Reid), the redesign of Another Magazine (London, with Atelier 32/Marc Ascoli), the Walker Arts Center (Minneapolis), HEAD / Haute école d’art et de design (Geneva) and art direction and design for the Victoria & Albert Museum and Architectural Association (London) where he was Head of Design from 2018 to 2020.
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CLIENTS

Victoria & Albert Museum (London), The Store x The Vinyl Factory (London), Another Magazine (London), Architectural Association (London), Walker Arts Center (Minneapolis), Centre d’art contemporain (Geneva), HEAD / Haute école d’art et de design (Geneva), FMAC / Fonds municipal d’art contemporain (Geneva), The Bartlett School of Architecture (London), BIG / Biennale des espaces d’art indépendants Genève, nai010 Publishers (Rotterdam), Motel Campo (Geneva), Turbo Recordings (Montreal), Cheptel Records (Geneva), Everybody’s Perfect / Geneva International Queer Film Festival

AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS

  • 2020, Lunchtime Lecture, Kingston University of Arts, London
  • 2019, Media Studies, AA School of Architecture, London
  • 2018, The Fashion Awards, New Wave Creative, British Fashion Council. 28th International Biennial of Graphic Design, Brno. Bourses Berthoud-Lissignol-Chevalier, Centre d’art contemporain, Geneva.
  • 2017, Graphic Design Festival, Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture
  • 2016, ECAL Graphic Design, Vitra Museum
  • 2015, Bourses Berthoud-Lissignol-Chevalier, Centre d’art contemporain, Geneva. Soirée Graphique 8, Bern
  • 2014, 26th International Biennial of Graphic Design, Brno. Livre Imaginé – Dans cinquante ans d’ici, Les Territoires, Montréal
  • 2013, Mildred S. Friedman Design Fellowship, Walker Art Center. The Most Beautiful Dutch Books (with Joost Grootens). The Piracy Project, The Showroom, London. Vanishing Point, Bitforms Gallery, New York City
  • UK

    350 St. John Street, EC1V 4NR London — UK +44 (0)77 83 198 126

    CH

    Place des Volontaires 4, 1204 Genève — Suisse +41 (0)78 871 38 82
    1. Cover picture: Narrative excess
    2. Typeface: Basel Grotesk by Chi Long Trieu