Born 1944, Werner Jeker has run his own studio in Lausanne since 1965. In 1983 founded the community Les Ateliers du Nord in Lausanne, with the industrial designers Cahen/Frossard, Lausanne. Clients include cultural, social, commercial institutions, such as Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, Swiss Foundation for Photography, Cinémathèque Suisse, Collection de l’Art Brut, Musée de l’Elysée, Cité de la Musique, Magnum Photo, Weimar’99, Swiss Expo ’02, i.a. Since 1974 Jeker is a passionate teacher: School of Art and Design, Lausanne, head of graphic department 74-86, State College for Design, Karlsruhe 95-97. École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD), Paris 97-98. co-head of studies in visual communication, Berne University of the Arts 2003-07. His posters are featured in collections worldwide.