Designers K–P

Silvia Knüppel / Dialogue Shirt / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005
kombinat / Cousin Hans
OLZE & WILKENS / preciousmess
Silvia Knüppel / Pillow Shirt / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005
Lorenz * Kaz / Più
OLZE & WILKENS / showhide
somewhat different. Contemporary Design and the Power of Convention
Cecilie Manz / Hochacht
OLZE & WILKENS / floatinggreens
Silvia Knüppel / Rug Trousers / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005
Ingo Maurer / Where Are You, Edison, ...?
Tom Pawlofsky / Zinfandel
Silvia Knüppel / Shirt Lamp / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005
Nadine Meisel & Moritz Willborn / ready
PENSION FÜR DESIGN / Lucky John
Silvia Knüppel / Tapestry / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005
OLZE & WILKENS / coverallover
PENSION FÜR DESIGN / reed plug

SILVIA KNÜPPEL

conventional: hand in hand
different: tête-à-tête

Silvia Knüppel / Dialogue Shirt / temporary homeland series / 2002 / cotton / 45 x 80 cm / prototype / unique specimen / catalogue only / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel
<b>Silvia Knüppel / Dialogue Shirt</b> / temporary homeland series / 2002 / cotton / 45 x 80 cm / prototype / unique specimen / catalogue only / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel

conventional: strange freshness
different: well-known warmth

Silvia Knüppel / Pillow Shirt / temporary homeland series / 2002 / cotton / 45 x 80 cm / prototype / unique specimen / catalogue only / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel
<b>Silvia Knüppel / Pillow Shirt </b>/ temporary homeland series / 2002 / cotton / 45 x 80 cm / prototype / unique specimen / catalogue only / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel

conventional: overhead
different: innershirt

Silvia Knüppel / Shirt Lamp / temporary homeland series / 2002 / cotton / 100 x 65 cm / prototype / unique specimen / catalogue only / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel
<b>Silvia Knüppel / Shirt Lamp</b> / temporary homeland series / 2002 / cotton / 100 x 65 cm / prototype / unique specimen / catalogue only / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel

Silvia Knüppel

  • 1977
    born in Hamburg, lives in Karlsruhe
  • 1999–2007
    studied product design at the Karlsruhe State Academy of Design
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conventional: a rug protects the floor
different: a rug protects one's legs

Silvia Knüppel / Rug Trousers / temporary homeland series / 2002 / felt, fleece / 100 x 160 cm / prototype / unique specimen / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel
<b>Silvia Knüppel / Rug Trousers </b>/ temporary homeland series / 2002 / felt, fleece / 100 x 160 cm / prototype / unique specimen / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel

conventional: floor – carpet
different: wall – carpet

Silvia Knüppel / Tapestry / temporary homeland series / 2002 / felt carpeting / 100 x 180 cm / prototype / unique specimen / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel
<b>Silvia Knüppel / Tapestry</b> / temporary homeland series / 2002 / felt carpeting / 100 x 180 cm / prototype / unique specimen / © (Silvia Knüppel) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2005 / Photo: Silvia Knüppel / © Silvia Knüppel
kombinat

conventional: flat cushion
different: thick cushion

kombinat / S.-A. Bibi, M. Gutjahr, J. Zimmermann / Cousin Hans / easy chair / homesickness collection / 1999, 2000 / foam rubber cube, frame: wood veneer / 60 x 70 x 60 cm / serial (1999-2001) Edra, Italy; (2002-) Zimmermann, Germany / Photo: Yorick Carro
<b>kombinat / S.-A. Bibi, M. Gutjahr, J. Zimmermann / Cousin Hans</b> / easy chair / homesickness collection / 1999, 2000 / foam rubber cube, frame: wood veneer / 60 x 70 x 60 cm / serial (1999-2001) Edra, Italy; (2002-) Zimmermann, Germany / Photo: Yorick Carroux / © Kombinat

kombinat

Sven-Anwar Bibi

  • 1971
    born in Herford, lives in Bad Heilbrunn
  • 1996–2001
    studied design at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences
  • 2002–2004
    lectureship at the Faculty for Architecture, Cologne University of Applied Sciences
  • 2004
    design office in Bad Tölz
  • since 2004
    honorary professor at the Free University of Bolzano
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  • http://www.svenanwarbibi.com

Mark Gutjahr

Jörg Zimmermann

1998–2000
kombinat

Lorenz * Kaz

conventional: shelf under the table
different: table with shelf extension

Lorenz * Kaz / Catharina Lorenz, Steffen Kaz / Più / storage system / 2003 / steel sheeting / container 24x40x30 cm, 24x26x30 cm, high desk 50x30x36 cm, bookend 35x26x21 cm / serial / Zoltan, Italy / Photo: Daniele Oberrauch / © Zoltan
<b>Lorenz * Kaz / Catharina Lorenz, Steffen Kaz / Più</b> / storage system / 2003 / steel sheeting / container 24x40x30 cm, 24x26x30 cm, high desk 50x30x36 cm, bookend 35x26x21 cm / serial / Zoltan, Italy / Photo: Daniele Oberrauch / © Zoltan

Lorenz * Kaz

Catharina Lorenz

  • 1964
    born in Munich, lives in Milano
  • 1986–1991
    studied industrial design at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences
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Steffen Kaz

  • 1964
    born in Stuttgart, lives in Milano
  • 1990–1994
    studied industrial design at the Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts
  • 1995
    Master of Arts at the London Royal College of Art
  • 2003
    professor at the Faculty of Design and Art, Free University of Bolzano
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2001
Lorenz * Kaz Milano
http://www.lorenz-kaz.com

Cecilie Manz

Cecilie Manz

conventional: the ladder for climbing, the chair for sitting
different: the ladder for climbing, the step for sitting

Cecilie Manz  / Hochacht (pun on the German words hoch for high and acht for eight) / stepladder / 2000 / solid beech / 238 x 51 x 92 cm / serial / Nils Holger Moormann GmbH, Germany / Photo: Lutz Bertram / © Lutz Bertram
<b>Cecilie Manz / Hochacht (pun on the German words hoch for high and acht for eight)</b> / stepladder / 2000 / solid beech / 238 x 51 x 92 cm / serial / Nils Holger Moormann GmbH, Germany / Photo: Lutz Bertram / © Lutz Bertram
Ingo Maurer

conventional: real pear
different: virtual pear

Ingo Maurer / Where Are You, Edison, ...? / luminary / 1997 / luminary with 360°-hologram, acrylic glass, metal / 200 x 46 x 46 cm / serial / Ingo Maurer, Germany / Photo: Tom Vack / © Ingo Maurer GmbH
<b>Ingo Maurer / Where Are You, Edison, ...?</b> / luminary / 1997 / luminary with 360°-hologram, acrylic glass, metal / 200 x 46 x 46 cm / serial / Ingo Maurer, Germany / Photo: Tom Vack / © Ingo Maurer GmbH

Ingo Maurer

Nadine Meisel & Moritz Willborn

Nadine Meisel & Moritz Willborn

Nadine Meisel

Moritz Willborn

  • 1979
    born in Karlsruhe, lives in Karlsruhe
  • 2001
    studied product design at the Karlsruhe State Academy of Design
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conventional: if it rolls, the book tilts
different: it it rolls, the book stands upright

Nadine Meisel & Moritz Willborn / ready / stool, trolley / 2002 / MDF, aluminium / 40 x 70 x 34 cm / prototype / Photo: Nadine Meisel & Moritz Willborn / © Nadine Meisel & Moritz Willborn
<b>Nadine Meisel & Moritz Willborn / ready</b> / stool, trolley / 2002 / MDF, aluminium / 40 x 70 x 34 cm / prototype / Photo: Nadine Meisel & Moritz Willborn / © Nadine Meisel & Moritz Willborn
OLZE & WILKENS

conventional: on the shelf
different: on the wall

OLZE & WILKENS / Karen Olze, Gisa Wilkens / coverallover / utility wall cladding / 2003 / linoleum, rubber / 200 x 53 x 1 cm / prototype / Photo: Andreas Michael Velten / © Olze & Wilkens
<b>OLZE & WILKENS / Karen Olze, Gisa Wilkens / coverallover</b> / utility wall cladding / 2003 / linoleum, rubber / 200 x 53 x 1 cm / prototype / Photo: Andreas Michael Velten / © Olze & Wilkens

conventional: many small one-part parts
different: one big part of several parts

OLZE & WILKENS / Karen Olze, Gisa Wilkens / showhide / utility wall cladding / 2003 / 3f-board, angle iron / 200 x 53 x 18 cm / prototype / Photo: Andreas Michael Velten / © Olze & Wilkens
<b>OLZE & WILKENS / Karen Olze, Gisa Wilkens / showhide</b> / utility wall cladding / 2003 / 3f-board, angle iron / 200 x 53 x 18 cm / prototype / Photo: Andreas Michael Velten / © Olze & Wilkens

conventional: on the hook
different: on the wall

OLZE & WILKENS / Karen Olze, Gisa Wilkens / preciousmess / utility wall cladding / 2003 / polyethylene / 200 x 53 x 0.2 cm / prototype / Photo: Andreas Michael Velten / © Olze & Wilkens
<b>OLZE & WILKENS / Karen Olze, Gisa Wilkens / preciousmess</b> / utility wall cladding / 2003 / polyethylene / 200 x 53 x 0.2 cm / prototype / Photo: Andreas Michael Velten / © Olze & Wilkens

conventional: herb garden
different: herb window

OLZE & WILKENS / Karen Olze, Gisa Wilkens / floatinggreens / window object / 2003 / polystyrene, rubber / 14 x 16 x 16 cm / prototype / Photo: Andreas Michael Velten / © Olze & Wilkens
<b>OLZE & WILKENS / Karen Olze, Gisa Wilkens / floatinggreens</b> / window object / 2003 / polystyrene, rubber / 14 x 16 x 16 cm / prototype / Photo: Andreas Michael Velten / © Olze & Wilkens

OLZE & WILKENS

Karen Olze

  • 1974
    born in Wiesbaden, lives in Berlin
  • 1998–2003
    studied industrial design at the Berlin University of the Arts
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Gisa Wilkens

  • 1970
    born in Delmenhorst, lives in Berlin
  • 1998–2003
    studied industrial design at the Halle University of Art, Burg Giebichenstein and Design at the Berlin University of the Arts
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2004
OLZE & WILKENS
http://www.olzewilkens.de

Tom Pawlofsky

conventional: firmly fixed frame
different: loosely fixed box

Tom Pawlofsky / Zinfandel / bookshelf / 2001 / frame: polyurethane foam, boxes: coated MDF / approx. 250 x 170 x 40 cm / prototype / Photo: Tom Pawlofsky / © Tom Pawlofsky
<b>Tom Pawlofsky / Zinfandel</b> / bookshelf / 2001 / frame: polyurethane foam, boxes: coated MDF / approx. 250 x 170 x 40 cm / prototype / Photo: Tom Pawlofsky / © Tom Pawlofsky

Tom Pawlofsky

PENSION FÜR DESIGN

conventional: towel in a bag
different: the towel is the bag

PENSION FÜR DESIGN / Jan Dobmaier, Vincenz Warnke / Lucky John / towel, carrier bag, laundry bag / 2002 / cotton / 150 x 80 cm / serial / Pension für Produkte / Photo: Pension für Design / © Pension für Design
<b>PENSION FÜR DESIGN / Jan Dobmaier, Vincenz Warnke / Lucky John</b> / towel, carrier bag, laundry bag / 2002 / cotton / 150 x 80 cm / serial / Pension für Produkte / Photo: Pension für Design / © Pension für Design

conventional: plug end under water
different: plug end above water

PENSION FÜR DESIGN / Vincenz Warnke / reed plug / bathtub plug / 2002 / synthetic material / height 45 cm / serial / Pension für Produkte / Photo: Pension für Design / © Pension für Design
<b>PENSION FÜR DESIGN / Vincenz Warnke / reed plug</b> / bathtub plug / 2002 / synthetic material / height 45 cm / serial / Pension für Produkte / Photo: Pension für Design / © Pension für Design

PENSION FÜR DESIGN

Jan Dobmaier

  • 1969
    born in Stuttgart, lives in Hamburg
  • 1994–2000
    studied industrial design at the Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts
  • 2000
    co-founder of the STROM group
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Vincenz Warnke

  • 1970
    born in Münster, lives in Hamburg
  • 1991–1999
    studied industrial design at the Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts
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2001
Pension für Design
Jan Dobmaier, Michael Trischberger, Vincenz Warnke
http://www.pensionfuerdesign.de