The Dutch designer Wieki Somers (b. 1976), whose work began to garner attention even before she’d completed her education at the Design Academy in Eindhoven, is being honored by the Stedelijk Museum ’s‑Hertogenbosch with a survey of her projects, a singular amalgam of function, poetic narrative
Born 1932 on the Island of Reichenau, Lake Constance, Germany. Training as typo-grapher in Germany and in Switzerland. Studied graphic design from 1954 to 1958. Emigrated to the United States in 1960. Worked as a freelance designer in New York and San Francisco before returning to Europe in 1963.