Too Small to Fail
There is this notion that large companies stand for sophistication, success, security.
We think of them more like collateral risk.
Technological progress creates an ever complex and more rapidly spinning world. Therefore we believe
that the future belongs to either small specialized companies, operating in loosely organized
networks – or to mega corporations, since they have the necessary dimensions to be efficient and
flexible within themselves. Other companies will not be able to compete with small
fluid businesses and self-sufficient mega corporations in the long run.
is one of these small companies, with no intentions to grow.
This doesn't mean we can't take care of large projects; we just do it differently from traditional companies.
Our projects are diverse and require a broad range of skills. For each project we form a team of
trusted specialists and companies to execute them. They might work from our office in Zurich, but could
just as well be in Tokyo, London or Amsterdam.
This allows Etter Studio
to continue to work with the best people in their respective fields and offer our clients
services of superior quality, while our lean company structure allows us
to operate efficiently. This is how we want to work – we like diversity, collaboration and craft. And, we want work
in a respectable and sustainable manner.
is an independently owned limited liability company (Ltd.) registered in Zurich, Switzerland.
Strategy & Creativity
– Strategic thinking is the start of every project.
We analyze the context, look at the bigger picture and develope an according long-term strategy.
This vision defines every detail of how the project should be executed,
not the other way around.
Creative / Art Direction
– We understand design not as something to make things look pretty. We use design to make things functional.
And we are convinced that functional design results in beauty. Our design philosophy is to keep things
focused and minimal, while paying an obsessive amount of attention to the details.
Interaction / Game Design
Print / Editorial Design
Object / Furniture Design
– We are not good at talking a lot, we are good at making things happen. Our company has aquired
deep technical and process knowledge over the last ten years and work with some
of the best people and companies in the field.
3D / Animation
Books / Magazines
– The best design is worthless without good content. Etter Studio
is serious about creating
meaningful contents standing the test of time.
Writing / Scripting
Film / Documentaries
– Having organized global exhibitions, these skills came to us without asking.
After first being skeptical, we came to realize quickly that seamless logistics and
solid legal grounds are key to make things happen.
We are flattered to receive frequently spontanious job applications by extremly talented people from around the world.
Unfortunatly we are not looking to grow in size or numbers. And whenever we
have to hire we are posting the job position on our Twitter feed
We will not answer speculative applications
However, we do often work with freelancers and specialized companies. If you
are one or the other and would like to collaborate with Etter Studio
please do get in
, we would be delighted.