Welcome to ROLE Studio
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ROLE Studio is a Zurich-based design studio offering strategic concepts, design solutions and visual storytelling in the fields of art, design, culture and commerce.

ROLE studio is led by Lea Fischlin, a designer who has worked in various agencies, publishing houses and in her own practice over the last ten years.

Lea advises clients strategically and assembles, based on the project needs, tailor-made teams. She develops visual strategies and products.

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  • Project setup upfront
  • Strategic advice on brand/institution positioning and alignment of the communication channels
  • Assembling and Coordination: team and external partners
  • Process, budget and time management
  • Project structure over the course of the project
  • Project management
  • Coordination/Communication: team, client and external partners
  • Budget and time management
  • Services Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Corporate Identity
  • Editorial and book design
  • Webdesign
  • Motion Design
  • Selected clients
  • Aargauer Kunsthaus
  • Kunstmuseum Solothurn
  • Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
  • Universität St. Gallen
  • Ringier Axel Springer
  • Rehmann-Museum
  • Collegium Helveticum
  • Heidelberger Kunstverein
  • Galerie Haas
  • Studio September
  • Ruedi Bechtler
  • Richard Kägi
  • Noteworthy
  • 2023
    The poster “Atelier Vivant” is nominated for the 28th International Poster Biennale in Warsaw, will be presented at the exhibition in June 2023 and published in the festivals accompanying publication.

    ROLE Studio presented their studio and design practice at a reading (FUBU) at Zurich University of the Arts.

    The poster “Young Dance” was exhibited at the International Assembly in Glasgow in 2022 and and published in the festival’s accompanying publication.

    The poster “Young Dance” was awarded as one of the 100 Best Posters Germany/Austria/Switzerland 2021.

    The publication “Kägi kocht” was awarded gold by the Gastronomische Gesellschaft Deutschland.

    The publication “Kägi kocht” was awarded at the World Cookbook Awards (selection Switzerland).

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ROLE Studio has been founded 2019 by Lea Fischlin and Romy Strasser. ROLE Studio has been managed by Lea Fischlin since 2023. Due to frequent internship enquiries: ROLE Studio currently has no vacancies. Lea is happy to accept portfolios – replies may take a while. She apologises for the long response times.