Thilo Alex Brunner
Product designer and head of the Product Design master’s course at ECAL
Thilo is a product designer and founder of Brunner Mettler Co., based in Zurich. The studio designs for clients such as On running shoes, Swatch, Sigg and Advance, and specialises in sports and outdoor equipment. Thilo has been awarded the Design Preis Schweiz, the German Design Award and the Swiss Federal Design Award – the last for his commitment to the design heritage of the Swiss Army Knife. Thilo also teaches the next generation of designers as director of the Product Design master’s course at ECAL. Thilo focuses on the classic Swiss qualities of functionalism and minimalism, but always likes to mix it up with a fresh twist.