Michael Meister is an illustrator based in Basel, Switzerland. He studied graphic design in the early 1980's and initially worked as a freelance artist for Swiss advertising companies, newspapers, and magazines first. His work took him to Paris, to Italy, and to Germany, where he worked for companies such as Daimler-Chrysler, and then to New York for a few years and started to work with Wanda Nowak. Meanwhile, his client list includes clients from Hong Kong, Europe, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.


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  • SWISSTORY: THE UNTOLD, BLOODY, AND ABSOLUTELY REAL HISTORY OF SWITZERLAND ISBN: 978-3-03869-082-5 THE MONSTER BOOK OF SWITZERLAND ISBN: 978-3-03869-024-5 HOW TO BE SWISS ISBN: 978-3-03869-000-9 False Friends, 51 Ways to be misunderstood. ISBN 978-3-905252-85-9