is a Swiss designer providing visual communication services. His work is developed around the independent practice, between
cultural and commercial fields, including self-initiated projects. His approach aims to generate unique and conceptual solutions,
focused on editorial design, brand identity and typography. He is currently based in Locarno, CH.
BA in Visual communication, SUPSI, CH.
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Joshua Althaus is a freelance graphic designer providing visual communication services. His work is developed around the independent practice, between both cultural and commercial fields, including self-initiated projects. His approach aims to generate unique and conceptual solutions, focused on editorial design, brand identity and typography. He is currently based in Locarno, Switzerland.
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Joshua Althaus, Federico Paviani, Jean-Vincent Simonet, Robert Świerczyński
All rights reserved, 2020
Rafael Kouto AC18 lookbook:
"All the nothing that will remain" is the Rafael Kouto's debut apparel collection 2018. The lookbook has been developed through a visual method that combines different page sizes and papers, in order to differentiate still-lifes, looks and campaign images that shows the various items. Images: Jean-Vincent Simonet and Simone Cavadini. Printed in 20 copies.
Extemics. A catalogue about human extensions:
"Have you ever seen your self from the outside...It is like feeling your body into your reflection, you can know exactly where your fingers are, but in the air of another space". The goal of the publication is to create a dystopic catalogue of human breaking point between digital and tangible world, through a pragmatic visual method. Project in collaboration with Federico Paviani. Digital artworks: Nicolas Garner.
Rafael Kouto brand identity:
Rafael Kouto is a Swiss fashion brand with a sustainable approach, focused on the customisation and upcycling of mass-produced discarded garments into unique pieces, 100% remade in Switzerland.
The identity has been developed around a precise typographic layout declinable in different sizes and materials. Typeface: Kamon by Federico Paviani.
Images: Robert Świerczyński, Jean-Vincent Simonet.
Intransmission consists of a series of experimental multidisciplinary live art shows that explores individual perception and collective experience.
Its first edition took place at Heritage Space in Hanoi. The exhibition explores the concept of perception, and what we call "derivative experience" (indirect experience through an external narrative).
"Nextnow. Festival mindtrip" music newspaper:
Nextnow is a newspaper that its goal is to overturn the model of an expert audience focuses on the figure of the DJ in the environment of techno music festivals. This through an experimental design and thematic approach focused on the intimate aspect of the self, like the connection between music and the altered state of mind. Issue 1 dedicated to Nation of Gondwana, a music festival nearby Berlin.
The Threepenny Opera identity:
Visual identity designed for the theatre show "The Threepenny Opera" by Bertolt Brecht with music of Kurt Weill, one of the most known plays of the
'900 century. Design of the poster, invitation and program. Show acted by the Theatre Academy Dimitri and music played by the Conservatory of the Italian part of Switzerland at LAC, the Art and Culture Center of Lugano.
"We are all by ourselves" video installation:
"The scenes reported there have been imposed by our working, by our external and commercial circumstances. What we really experienced instead were the western forums and their lightness. We have not learned anything... We are all by ourselves."
Video installation presented at the Contemporary Art space La Rada in Locarno (CH) last August 2019. Together with Federico Paviani, Giovanni and Gregorio Nordio.