Christian Etter

Christian Etter is where science, creativity and design meets interactive. He is drawn to projects based on simple,
strong ideas.

Born in the mountaintops of Switzerland, growing up in Zurich where he studied precise Swiss Typography. Christian founded his first multimedia design company, in 2000 worked for various Swiss advertising agencies, and taught classes in Interactive Design and Film Editing.

Later, he worked as a Counsellor for children at the skateboard recreation centre in Lausanne. He then continued Counselling in Bogota, working with sexually exploited children.

After returning from Colombia he worked as a Multimedia Producer in Bern before settling in Milan as Art Director for Saatchi & Saatchi. Christian then joined the Visual Communication Department of Fabrica, United Colors of Benetton’s Communication Research Centre located near Venice.

His next move was to London as an Interactive Director for UNIT9.

In 2007 he was invited to join the Advisory Board of Design21, a social design network by Felissimo and UNESCO, based in New York City.

Nowadays, aside from running his own Design studio in Switzerland, Christian is working as Interactive Director for UNIT9, London.

Read more about Christian in this interview he gave to Rob Ford from The FWA.