Consuelo Keller

Founder of [digimorphé]
Digital Artisan and Maker of Contemporary Jewellery

Consuelo Keller, born in Lugano, currently lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland. She holds an MA degree in Classical Archeology from the University of Basel and has several years of work experience in this field, participating in archaeological excavations and collaborating with different museums and cultural and scientific institutions in various countries. Dealing with the visual and material culture of the past let her discover the world of contemporary design. To deepen her knowledge of design and new media, she studied Digital Design and Management at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. When she later discovered the open source programming language “Processing” and the electronics prototyping platform “Arduino”, she decided to enroll in the postgraduate Master of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, graduating in 2012. The year after she founded [ digimorphé ].

She envisions herself as a "digital artisan" and [ digimorphé ] as an open playground for experimentation and innovation. She explores the possibilities given by open source software and hardware, creative coding and digital fabrication - and combining these with traditional techniques and materials.