photography by Yuta Sawamura 

08. Contact

Pauline Agustoni

+49 1 523 652 6544

Collective exhibitions

2024 Washi Futurism, Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

2023 Washi Futurism, Hamada, Japan

2023 Swiss Design Awards, Basel, Switzerland

2022 Objets de Kunst, gallery tête, Berlin, Germany

2022 MONO Japan fair, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 

2022 Research! Design with Fascinating Processes, Atelier Muji Ginza, Japan

2022 make me!, Łódź Design Festival, Łódź, Poland

2022 Design Fest Gent, Design Museum Gent, Belgium

2021-2022 Between No-Longer and Not-Yet, Kazerne, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

2021 re-FORMAT, Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Design & Architecture, Hasselt, Belgium

2020 Rights of Way, Onomatopee, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

2019 Global Grad Show, Dubai Design Week 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2019 Graduation Show Design Academy Eindhoven, Dutch Design Week 2019, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

2018 De Dingen, Stroom, Den Haag, the Netherlands

2018 Reframing Textiles, TextielMuseum, Tilburg, the Netherlands

2017 Dutch Design Week 2017, DENF Coffee, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

Experience and grants (selection)

2024 Participant in the PolARTS programme of Pro Helvetia and Swiss Polar Institute 

2024 Residency at EKWC European Ceramics Work Center for Weaving with Clay

2023 Recipient of the Stimuleringsfonds Internationalization of the Design Sector Grant for Washi Futurism (collaboration with Cream on Chrome and Satomi Minoshima)

2023 Recipient of the Ikea Foundation Switzerland working grant for Weaving with Clay

2022 Recipient of the Stimuleringsfonds Experimental Grant Scheme for The Washi Exploratory (collaboration with Cream on Chrome and Satomi Minoshima)

2021 Recipient of the International Exhibition Grant by POLA Art Foundation for Craft Portrait: Dorozome (collaboration with Satomi Minoshima)

2021-2023 Freelance designer for Hella Jongerius

2021 Designer for Hella Jongerius on the exhibition Woven Cosmos at Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

2020 Recipient of the Cultuur Eindhoven Snelgeldsfonds for informal feminist library

2020 Participation in the Meeting Grounds programme of art publishers and gallery Onomatopee, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

2019 Recipient of the Stimuleringsfonds Starting Grant for Mastectomy Caregiver

2019 Participation in the re-FORMAT fellowship programme of Z33 House of contemporary art, Hasselt, Belgium (collaboration with Satomi Minoshima)

2018-2019 Six months internship at Jongeriuslab, Berlin, Germany

2016 Six weeks internship at the Manufacture de Tapis de Bourgogne, Moroges, France


2015-2019 Bachelor in Arts, Design Academy Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Cum Laude
Department « Public Private »
Textile Minor

2014-2015 Art foundation course, Hochschule Luzern Design & Kunst, Lucerne, Switzerland