FROM THE CITY — FOR THE CITY
HANDCRAFTED IN SWITZERLAND
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SPUTNIK ZURICH is a manufacturer of reflective puristic bags and fashion based in Zurich, Switzerland. Established in 2012 by owners Stefanie Sixt and Chelsea Morrissey, SPUTNIK ZURICH's aim is to design functional urban design with a beautiful simple construction and minimal form.
All our products are designed and manufactured in Switzerland.
SPUTNIK ZURICH as a synonym for "companion and protection". Sputnik [ˈsput.nʲik] ( Спутник, a russian word meaning "satellite" or literally "fellow traveler" ) was the name of the first soviet satellites reaching the earth orbit.
COSMONAUTE Stefanie Sixt is a german architect and designer with a swiss partner & child. She has worked before for helsinkiZurich Architects in Zurich and for SNØHETTA architects in Oslo. She completed the MAS CAAD program (Computer Aided Architectural Design) at the ETHZ in 2009/2010. Working in different fields from architecture to art and design – inspired by scandinavian and japanese design and culture. Her special interests range from material research, product and fashion design, scenography and public installations to architecture and urbanism with a focus on social needs.
“My work is driven by the belief that the quality of peoples lives is directly influenced by their surroundings. We should make places for good life and believe in human being.”
COSMONAUTE Chelsea Morrissey is an american architect, married to her swiss husband. She is interested in special construction methods and sustainable design. After studying architecture at ISU, Ames and in Chur, Switzerland, she worked at E2A Eckert Eckert Architekten and Boltshauser Architekten in Zürich. Her passion for construction methods and materials research range from applications in architecture to product and fashion design. Her acute attention to detail can be seen in the care put into each product she designs.
“I love to work with material, directly in my hands and test connections, closures and functional details. The way that two materials connect can offer great possibilities to the quality of space they create.”