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ecoPower Trolley

The ecoPowerTrolley is now available. We helped Swiss technology company ecovolta to conceive this industrial grade battery, which replaces the use of diesel generators at construction sites, events and rescue missions etc.


ECOVOLTA ecoPowerTrolley


Kistler Handheld Charge Amplifiers

We designed a new series of handheld charge amplifiers for Kistler. These devices allow very low signals from piezoelectric sensors to be used to verify processes in industrial and laboratory settings.


Kistler Handheld Charge Amplifiers



Meier Tobler just released their «Smart Guard» online management tool for heat pumps. Our iconic industrial design underlines the innovation behind the product.


Meier Tobler SmartGuard


New Design Language for Condair

Condair is the world’s leading manufacturer of air purification systems. We were tasked to develop a new design language for their housings, which works in different sizes and proportions across their entire product line.


Condair DL hybrid humidifier


Fresh design for swiss startup

We created a fresh and streamlined look for Swiss Startup «Fountain». To avoid plastic waste, users bring their own glass or bottle to fill with a variety of healthy beverages.


Beverages Fountain


elected to advisory board of ADP

Sven Adolph was elected to the advisory board of ADP - Asia Designer Communication Platform, where he serves as representative for Switzerland.


Sven Adolph


«Constellations and Affinities» at Cranbrook Museum

«Constellations & Affinities: Selections from the Cranbrook Collection» gathers an eclectic sampling of objects made by artists, architects, and designers associated with the Academy of Art. We are super excited that our work «Focus» is part of this new permanent exhibition.


Constellations & Affinities exhibition at Cranbrook


Again in the jury of D&AD Awards 2022

After last year, Sven Adolph is once more a member of the jury of the prestigeous D&AD Awards. A&AD was founded 1962 in London and is the British equivalent to the German Art Directors Club.


Sven Adolph, member of the jury of the prestigeous D&AD Awards. Product Design


Kistler introduces «KiBox2»

Kistler Instruments, the global leader in dynamic measurement technology, introduced the «KiBox2», for which we did the industrial design. This system for data collection and diagnostics is mainly used in the car industry in power train development.


Kistler KiBox2 Industrial Design


«Focus» Ceramic Heater at Cranbrook Museum

Cranbrook Museum in Bloomfield Hills (MI) is holding «With Eyes Opened», a major retrospective of outstanding art and design work done at Cranbrook Academy of Art, since its founding in 1932. Sven Adolph's piece «Focus», a design for a ceramic space heater, is included in the show and the permanent collection of the museum. Considered the cradle of Modernism in America, Cranbrook counts luminaries such as Ray and Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen, Florence Knoll and Harry Bertoia among it's students and faculty.


With Eyes Opened, Cranbrook Academy of Art since 1932


We made it to Hollywood

What a nice surprise to see our «Sven» light featured in the newly released Superhero-Comedy «Thunder Force» ...


Sven Light, Thunderforce Netflix



Sven Adolph is a judge at D&AD Awards 2021

Sven Adolph is a judge in this year's D&AD Awards. D&AD is an education charity based in London, which promotes excellence in design and advertising.


D&AD Awards 2021


CH-Precision «10 Series»

CH-Precision is one of the premier makers of High-End Audio components

worldwide. Their award winning «10 Series» sets a new benchmark for the industry. It uses the companiesʼ classic housing with a carefully updated

front bezel design, conceived by Momentum.


CH-Precision 10 Series High End Audio Components Design


DeSede DS-601 - Update of a design classic

The DS-600 Segmented Sofa from 1972, by Swiss manufacturer DeSede, is truly a design classic. We developed additional elements, which now make the system suitable for work environments. Tables, walls, lighting and power sockets allow for group work supported technology, as well as for a temporary touch down of an individual user.


DeSede DS-601 Design


PUNQTUM unveils Q110 Beltpack

Following the launch of the company late last year, punQtum B.V. has unveiled its first product - the Q110 Beltpack, designed by Momentum. It is part of a larger system of new IP-networked communication products for professional stage management.



German Design Prize 2020 for MIYABI

Good News! Our lighting family MIYABI for Munich company Shapes GmbH. Winner of the German Design Prize 2020. MIYABI is Japanese and stands for elegance and refinement.


Leuchtenfamilie Spheres MIYABI
German Design Award Logo


New Atelier in Zurich Seefeld

We recently moved into a new atelier in the Zurich Seefeld Quartier. The building formerly served as the headquarters of the Swiss Electrotechnical Association. Today it is home to renowned artists and designers.


Building Seefeldstrasse 301
Entrance Seefeldstrasse 301


Sven Adolph appointed Jury Member of IF Design Awards 2018

The iF DESIGN AWARD is among the most prestigious and largest design competitions in the world. Since 1953, designers, manufacturers and users have looked to iF as a sign of good design.


Sven Adolph IF Design Award Jury
IF Design Award 2018
IF Design Award Jury


Red Dot Award

We are happy to announce that our design for the SmarTrike SkiScooter Z7 has won a Red Dot Design Award 2016. Red Dot is an internationally recognized competition that appraises the best products of the year.


SmarTrike SkiScooter Z7
Red Dot Design Award Product 2016


Designers' Saturday 2016

Due to its previous success the «SaphirKeramik Project» was again shown at Designers' Saturday 2016 in Switzerland. The scenography by Sven Adolph displays the design concepts floating in a pool of dried ceramic mass, drawing attention to the inherent beauty of the material.


Designers' Saturday 2016 Saphirkeramik Exhibition Scenography Sven Adolph


SmarTrike Scooter

T1 and T3 scooter by SmarTrike now available


SmarTrike T3 Scooter


Patent for Kistler GUI-Design

Our innovative Graphical-User-Interface design for Swiss company Kistler was honored with a Design-Patent by the US-Patent office.


US-Design patent for innovative Graphical User Interface


Gallery Roehrs & Boetsch - Exhibition Tour

Zurich Gallery Roehrs & Boetsch is currently hosting a Solo Show by OS and OOS, a promising young design duo from the Netherlands, whose work is venturing at the intersection between Art and Design. On the occasion of the opening, Sven Adolph together with the journalist Susanna Köberle (Atrium/Ideales Heim) co-hosted an ‘Exhibition Tour’, discussing the artworks with the artists, the gallerists and the audience.


Synthesis OS OOS


Laufen SaphirKeramik - Student Project

Students of the Academy of Art and Design in Basel created concepts in SaphirKeramik, a new Material by Laufen Bathrooms. The project was initiated and tutored by Sven Adolph.

An international panel of experts, among them Konstantin Grcic (Munich), Toan Nguyen (Milan) and Marc Viardot (Laufen Bathrooms AG) awarded a Design Prize. From 16 March through the End of Mai 2016, a public exhibition is being held at Laufen Forum, the company’s showroom (→PDF).


Laufen SaphirKeramik - Student Project


SmarTrike Kid's Scooter

For Hong Kong based Smartrike we helped create a line of Kid's scooters, which will be introduced into the marketplace shortly.


SmarTrike Kid's Scooter


Punkt. Student Project

Under the tutelage of Sven Adolph, students from HGK Basel have conceived new designs for Electronics company PUNKT. The concepts were evaluated by an international jury, comprised go Petter Neby (CEO Punkt), Jasper Morrison, John Tree (Jasper Morrison office) and Jovan Jevalovic (Creative Director Belgrade Design Week). The winning project, a mini-projector, might go into production.


Student Project HGK Basel Punkt. Electronics


Product and Interface Design for Kistler Instruments

We developed a new design language for measuring equipment, which is used in laboratories and in research and development. We conceived new housing designs for the electronic components, as well as a complete Graphical User Interface design. The products were launched at Fakuma fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany, in October 2014.


Kistler Instruments


‘Momentum’ table for Ligne Roset

Our first design for French manufacturer Ligne Roset was introduced at the International Furniture Fair Cologne and at Maison & Objet in Paris.


Ligne Roset Momentum Couchtisch


Students win Lista Office Design Award 2012

Three of Sven Adolph's students at HGK Basel won prizes at the Lista Office Design Award 2012. The competition is organized every two years by the Swiss office furniture maker Lista. Congratulations to Tiziana Vögtli, Marco Giarrana and Moritz Reich!


Lista Office Design Award


Sven Adolph at Cranbrook Academy of Art

Sven Adolph presented his work and spoke about his experiences in design to students at his old Alma Mater, Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfiel Hills, Michigan USA.


Cranbrook Academy of Art


Nemo/Cassina LED light at Salone del Mobile

Our LED light produced by Italian manufacturer Nemo/Cassina was introduced to a professional audience and the press at the International Furniture Fair in Milan.


Nemo Cassina Sven Lamp


Media Player at Museum für Gestaltung Zurich

Momentum Design's Media Player is featured in the exhibition 'Everything Design' at Museum für Gestaltung Zurich, the Swiss Design Museum. The show runs until 19 July 2009.


"Everything Design" Exhibition at Museum für Gestaltung Zurich


LED lamp wins «Lights-of-the-Future» Award 2008

The Lucesco Sven LED lamp was awarded the «Lights of-the Future» prize 2008, an European design competition by Messe Frankfurt, in cooperation with the German Design Council and the European Commission. The prize ceremony was held during the international Light+Building fair. A special exhibition of the award winning products was on display.


Lights-of-the-Future Design Award for Lucesco Sven Lamp


The Wall Street Journal features Sven LED lamp

The Lucesco Sven lamp by Momentum Design is featured in the Wall Street Journal. In an article titled «Giving Lamps a Green Light», Ying Wu reports about the latest lighting products and the advantages of using LEDs as a light source.


Sven Lamp featured in Wall Street Journal


Design museum acquires Media Player

The Museum of Design Zurich has acquired Momentum´s Media Player design for its permanent collection. The Museum selects items by famous designers as well as anonymous everyday objects. Designs and archive documents from major manufacturing firms complete the collection.


Momentum Design's Media Player