L’urbain is a magazine dedicated to the actors of graphic arts, image, design, fashion, music industry and to the same fields’ professionals. It is aimed as well to people who are aware and interested by their visual environment.

L’urbain offers a global view of the creative world in Switzerland and abroad. It also offers to readers a meeting point between professionals and backers from these various domains. At first, very visual, L’urbain is a source of information, of expression and of inspiration.

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First issue summary:

  • L’Urbain for Freitag
  • ECAL Diplomes 2014
  • Vincent Devaud/Gavillet & Rust
  • Les plus beaux livres suisses
  • Karlson Wilker (US)
  • Martina Keenan (AR)
  • Clement Valla (US)
  • Kasper Pyndt (DK)
  • Essay: Graphic design in Vietnam (?)
  • Benoît Bodhuin (FR)
  • Soundpellegrino (FR)
  • Book selection
  • Fashion Selection
  • And many more…

Including unique content:

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Technical informations

Some elements could change, but it is meant to be produced like this:

  • Text in French et English
  • 128 pages
  • 5000 copies
  • 21x28cm

The magazine will be available in all Switzerland (Payot, Naville, Relay, Kiosk …) and around the world. The list of retailer is available on the website when it published.

Not just a magazine

At first, L’urbain is an association who strive for the establishment of an important cultural center in the region of Lausanne. For some reasons, the project as evolved a lot and we have been forced to put it in standby. Time for us to find the ideal site in order to continue the design of the project and the search for collaborators and sponsors.

The magazine aim to be the project’s rich and passionate showcase as well as a very interesting communication tool.

Why we need your help

In supporting this project, your backing will cover the publication costs !

The whole cost of the magazine’s production come to CHF 17’000. This price include the edition, proofreading, graphic design, the creation of photographic content, printing and transportation. CHF 2’000 are already spared, leaving us with CHF 15’000 to gather for this project to see light. Help us to reach this final stage for this magazine to be accessible for a wide public.

If you are impatient to obtain L’urbain magazine before the official release, if you want to possess a Freitag bag, an invite for the opening exhibition, a poster or if you simply like the project…

Please support us !

Information for rewards here

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