Discovery & Strategy

Understand your end-consumers, find needs and genuine, unexpressed insights through design thinking methods.

Design & Build

With a co-creation  and agile approach, we help you give form to your idea, using technology as a tool rather than a communication strategy.

Measure & Iterate

Engaging qualitative research and user testing, we encourage our clients to use data as a driver for innovation and improvement.


“We worked with The Colony and must say that we strongly recommend them. Great professionalism, hardworking team, great artistic skills set. Bravo à l'équipe!”

Cyrus FazelFintech Event Organizer

“The Colony took our research into their own hands and exceeded our expectations by blending our demands and their creativity to design a website and a booklet. For its professional project management skills, its second-to-none reactivity and capacity to listen, we greatly recommend The Colony.”

Isabelle VetterliScientific Collaborator | METRO-EHL Innovation Chair

Managing Team

Yannick JN Pian

Creative Director

Yannick instructs design, art direction and front-end development. He studied Visual Arts in Cape Town, South Africa. During his studies he was awarded 5 international and national design awards, which allowed him to hone his skills at agencies like DDB Cape Town and TJDR, under the mentorship of Graham Warsop, known as the most awarded creative in the country. Yannick then moved back to Switzerland to create his own freelance business with a focus on digital media.