TALK 13.05.17

Based in Zürich, Isabel Seiffert is a graphic designer mainly focused on editorial design and typography. Next to commissions and collaborations, she engages in research, design education and investigates critical issues within the fields of design. Her book Not the End of Print was published in 2014 and won the TDC 61 award in New York. Isabel joined forces with Christoph Miler in 2016 to form the design practice Offshore Studio.

Catarina de Almeida Brito is a Portuguese architect based in Bergen, Norway. She is an editor and co-founder of Migrant Journal. Trained in architecture in the UK and with professional experience in Lisbon, Barcelona and Rotterdam, she ventured into the world of ’architecture beyond architecture’ and completed her masters in City Design & Social Sciences at the LSE Cities in 2012. Catarina’s interests revolve around architecture and diplomacy.

MIGRANT JOURNAL explores the circulation of people, goods, information, but also fauna and flora, around the world and the transformative impact they have on space. While migration is part of humanity’s genesis, it seems the phenomenon has become ubiquitous, happening faster, with complex ramifications.

MIGRANT aims at exploring the relationship between these elements, events, journeys and spaces bound under the idea of ‘migration’ in all its forms, crucial to understand today’s society.

In order to break from the prejudices and clichés of migrants and migration, MIGRANT asks artists, journalists, academics, designers, architects, philosophers, activists and citizens to rethink our approach to migration and critically explore the new spaces it creates.

Team: Justinien Tribillon, Catarina de Almeida Brito, Isabel Seiffert, Christoph Miler

PAPER is a monthly independent architecture magazine.

We work to deepen the interdisciplinary understanding of architecture. It is our professional practice and something we believe concerns us all as human beings engaging with our surroundings.

We strive to broaden the common understanding of architecture by facilitating a debate about our built environment. Each issue of PAPER discusses a specific theme through interviews, conversations or essays.

PAPER is printed as a visually engaging double sided A4 and written in a language accessible to the curious non-specialist.

Team: Christina Kousgaard, Samuel Michaëlsson, Hugo Losman Nädele, Mandeep Sing