Studio Feixen / Felix Pfäffli


Lucerne, Switzerland

Felix Pfäffli is a graphic designer and the founder of Studio Feixen, based in Lucerne, Switzerland. Felix’s work is rooted in the Swiss Graphic Design tradition, while being distinctive for its strong geometric shapes, vibrant colours and playful typography. His projects span across poster design, type design, fashion design, street art, exhibition signage, advertising, magazine covers, retail interiors, fashion design, etc.

Felix graduated from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, and teaches at Fachklasse Grafik Luzern. He is the youngest member in the history of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI), a club of the world's leading graphic artists and designers.

Felix Pfäffli talks about the story behind the creation of the Crocodile Chair and Stool.

by Studio Feixen / Felix Pfäffli

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Meet The Crocodile: A Chair No One But A Graphic Designer Would Make

“It's rare for a graphic designer to get to make a chair,” Felix Pfäffli says with a satisfied chuckle. “So, having got a chance, I started with the ambitious goal of creating something that would stand out in the story of design”. The result, the ‘Crocodile Chair’, is a testament to Felix's foundation in the Swiss style of graphic design. By choosing the Chandigarh Armchair as his starting point, it is also an oblique nod to the International style of architecture that manifested in Le Corbusier's designs for Chandigarh.

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