Before resettling in Switzerland with his family in 1977, Alfredo grew up in Argentina, and his work is strongly influenced by his childhood experiences and native country. He works with great emotion, energy and curiosity and benefits from having a visionary mindset, a serious attitude and a keen sense of details. The result is a collected work imbued with a strong expression and inherent emotionality and beauty
I’ve always thought that observation is the loveliest form of thinking.
Following a tragic fire in 1936, the Piedmont Turin Regio Theatre was redesigned and rebuilt under the direction of renowned architect Carlo Mollino. It reopened in 1973 with dramatic design features including an impressive elliptical interior, glamorous detailing and a cascading pendant lighting fixture by Gino Sarfatti in the centre of the theatre hall.
Alfredo Häberli graduated, with distinction, as an industrial designer in 1991 and effortlessly combines tradition and innovation in every aspect of his work, from product designs for leading international design companies to architectural projects such as the Camper shops in Rome, Barcelona, San Sebastian, Zurich and Paris with their diverse, evocative looks.
Thanks to their impressive design and innovative technology, Alfredo Häberli's lights Sky won the European design competition Lights of the Future in 2007. In 2009, Häberli was elected "designer of the year 2009" by the magazine Architektur & Wohnen and had an exhibition at the international furniture fair imm cologne. The Swiss Federal Office for Culture awarded Häberli the famous Swiss Grand Prix Design in 2014.
Swiss designer Alfredo Haberli was born in Argentina