swissted is an ongoing project by graphic designer mike joyce. drawing from his love of punk rock and swiss modernism, two movements that have (almost) nothing to do with one another, mike has redesigned vintage punk, hardcore, new wave, and indie rock show flyers into international typographic style posters. each design is set in lowercase berthold akzidenz-grotesk medium (not helvetica).
Like the screeching bird that is his namesake, Ralph Schraivogel flies in the face of Swiss design tradition. His posters are intricate, his techniques complex, and the results provocative and challenging. He claims to find Swiss design dull, but there’s no doubt he’s one of the most influential fig