> S - Z
A - D
E - H
I - L
M - R
S - Z
The Communication Power Station: Erik Spiekermann
On font designer, typographer, communication designer and entrepreneur Erik Spiekermann.
Moritz Waldemeyer – Where Design Intersects with Fashion, Art and Technology
First chandeliers, then furniture, and now light sculptures and stage outfits: thanks to his inventive talent, Moritz Waldemeyer is a key player in the design world.
“Urban Skins” – Gabi Schillig Delves Into The Boundary Between Body And City
Where does the human body stop and where does urban space begin? This young architect’s textile objects are articles of clothing and living spaces at the same time.
Surface Gesellschaft für Gestaltung – Visual Cultural Communication
In 1997, Markus Weisbeck set up a visual design studio in Frankfurt, specialising in culture. Before long, he had opened a branch in Berlin.
“You Have to Rely on Your Instinct!” – an Interview with Richard Sapper
He is regarded as a living legend: for some 50 years Richard Sapper has exerted a decisive influence on the world of design – his work is functional, yet often with a special twist.
A Special Affinity for Lamps: Studio Hausen
It is the obvious, but still unknown, that seems to awaken the interest of the designer duo in particular.
Studio Vertijet – young Designers from the East of Germany
With their designs for seating elements, chairs, bags, and household objects the designer duo of Steffen Kroll and Kirsten Hoppert has now joined the ranks of the new German avant-garde.
Sawadee - A Piece of Berlin in Every Item
Christian Friedrich and Jörn Neubauer's workshop may have a Thai name, but their furniture is uniquely German – for it's made out of something very special: Berlin city trees.
Soft light, clear forms – the glass art of Freia Schulze
Freia Schulze is one of the few glass artists in Germany who has learnt the rare art of glass cutting and engraving.
Facades on Cushions - Sandra Siewert and the S-Wert-Design Label
Urban ornament versus standardised urban planning: Sandra Siewert enables the Berlin scene to cuddle up with the lost modernist styles of East Berlin.
Individual and Exclusive – the Work of Designer Clemens Weisshaar
In an age where large-volume production is becoming an increasingly simple process, the new generation of designers seem to prefer their products to have the „personal touch“.
Tosh: Jewellery from quiet East Berlin goes to glitzy downtown Tokyo
Designer Thomas Schwender's jewellery is big in Japan.
“Space for new perspectives” – Information about residencies around the globe
Meet the Germans
Travelwriter Rory MacLean talks to Berlin’s “design ambassador” Alexandra Martini.
Monuments of German design
Insights into the world of product design and German everyday culture
Dossier: Communication Design in Germany
Rich Traditions, creativity and high turnover
Fashion Scene in Germany
Articles on recent German fashion trends and topics, designer portraits, projects, links
© 2013 Goethe-Institut