How do you actually build a people‘s theater? As simple as necessary, so as not to cause any fear about entering in the audience, and as chic as possible, because theater is not only about staging on stage. This is the answer of the architectural firm Lederer, Ragnarsdóttir, Oei (Stuttgart) and the construction company Reisch (Bad Saulgau). Their Munich Volkstheater presents itself as a powerfully poetic brick building that is in dialogue with the old buildings of the former Munich cattle yard and gives the neighborhood an important cultural impulse.LRO Lederer, Ragnarsdóttir, Oei Architekten was founded in 1979 and currently employs around 50 people. Arno Lederer, born 1947, Prof., studied architecture in Stuttgart from 1970 to 1976. Worked in the architectural offices of Ernst Gisel and Berger Hauser Oed. 1979 independent architect, office partners: 1985 Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir, 1990 Marc Oei. Professor of Construction and Design at the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, of Building Construction and Design at the University of Karlsruhe and Head of Institute for Public Building and Design at the University of Stuttgart.Search inside on ISSUU.com
The LAMY 2000 fountain pen and the KM 3 food processor are well known even beyond design circles. Nevertheless, their designer, Gerd A. Müller, has faded into obscurity. His designs can be considered pioneering for the development of a new, pared-back design language among well-known companies. Together with Dieter Rams, he was one of the first form designers at Braun. Now, for the very first time, the highly diverse body of work created by this industrial, graphic, ecological and exhibition designer from Frankfurt has been compiled in a publication. Here, the focus is firmly on Gerd A. Müller’s product designs, which have helped shape German industrial design to this day.Lucia Hornfischer is working as an industrial designer. She studied design at the Offenbach University of Arts and Design and at Tongji University in Shanghai and worked at the Dieter Rams Archiv at the Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt/Main.Search inside on ISSUU.com
Special EditionFor over a year, the coronavirus has been holding us in its grip. Live events and brand experiences are either not possible at all or only with significant restrictions. The consequences and problems for the industry are enormous. But alongside this, it enabled us to learn a lot, surprise us and fascinate us with new ideas. Digital and hybrid experiences have developed dynamically, initiating new and creative approaches that are to perfected over the forthcoming years.An exceptional year that is summarised with a Special Edition. This edition builds bridges between events before and since the coronavirus, between analogue, hybrid and digital events.Katharina Stein is a specialist journalist and a connoisseur of the event design scene. In 2009 she founded eveosblog together with Henning Stein, one of the best-known and most widely read event blogs in Germany.
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Lighting Design for ArchitectureLicht Kunst Licht is an international lighting design office with locations in Bonn, Berlin, Barcelona and Bangalore. More than 30 employees work on a diverse portfolio of projects, including mixed-use, office buildings, museums, governmental buildings, traffic and transportation projects, retail and hospitality projects as well as exterior and landscape masterplans. With over 800 completed projects, many of which have been honoured with the most prestigious awards and appreciations, Licht Kunst Licht is one of the world's most successful specialists in lighting design.The publication is a display of their expertise through a select compilation of projects such as the Oscar Niemeyer Sphere in Leipzig, the National Museum of Qatar, or the Baden-Württemberg State Parliament in Stuttgart.
Pioneering and outstanding design achievements are at the heart of Focus Open 2021, one of the most renowned German design competitions with an international orientation. For many years, it has been an exclusive platform for companies and professional designers from around the world – from industrial heavyweights to small enterprises.
This yearbook presents all the award-winning products of 2021. High-quality images and detailed product descriptions are supplemented by the lively commentary of the jurors. The prize winners come from fields such as investment goods, healthcare, kitchens, interiors, lifestyle, lighting, leisure, public design, mobility, service design and materials & surfaces.
Plants change working environments, adding a touch of nature and style and improving the indoor climate. Through their form, colour and type of growth, they represent a living design material. Whether it is in an open-plan office, co-working space or employee lounge, their positive effect on people is visible and tangible.This book is targeted towards all those who want to integrate plants into their spatial concepts. With current examples of biophilic design, artistic plant constellations and insights into the design of plant pots, along with background knowledge from exemplary projects and interior architecture with botany.The qualified carpenter and certified product designer Miriam Köpf is specialised in spatial installations. She has worked at various design agencies in Stuttgart and in 2015 founded the botanical design studio Phyllis. Her focus is on the integration of indoor plant installations, especially in working environments. She has coined the term greenterior design and conveys her approach through conceptual plant pop-up shops, constructive cooperations with architects and inspiring workshops for students.#designbooks: Miriam Köpf about her book on YouTube (German only)Search inside on ISSUU.com
The book explains the development history of experimenta in the context of the educational institutions Science Center, Planetarium and Schülerlabore (Educational Laboratories). In addition, the contentual and methodological-didactic concept is conveyed clearly. The volume is rounded off with further information about the architectural design concepts of the two experimenta buildings: the repurposed historical Hagenbucher warehouse and the spectacular glass and steel new building by Sauerbruch Hutton.Wolfgang Hansch, Dr. rer. nat. habil., studied geology, was responsible from 2005 for the concept and structure of experimenta that opened in 2009 in Heilbronn, and has been its Managing Director since 2007. He is the author and editor of numerous publications about earth history and cultural history topics. He has a seat on various educational committees and chairmanship of the Regional Association for Natural Science-Technical Youth Education in Baden-Württemberg.Search inside on ISSUU.com
The processes of change throughout the retail sector have rapidly gained dynamism through the COVID-19 pandemic. In an unprecedented situation, social distancing has fuelled the integration of digital shopping functions and at the same time the yearning for real places of encounter. "Retail Design International" addresses these shifts and presents over 40 brave concepts that drive the retail shift forwards.The editor Dr. Jons Messedat is an architect, designer and author. His expertise in the building of corporate identity is in demand among global companies, as a jury member in architecture and design competitions, as well as at universities in Germany, Switzerland and the USA.Search inside on ISSUU.com
On the occasion of the 15-year anniversary of Idee und Klang Audio Design (Idea and Sound Audio Design), a publication has been created that is dedicated to sound scenography and at the same time reflects the work of the atelier. It includes questions about the still young field of acoustic exhibition design as well as personal experiences in the area of audio creation. The topic is framed by interviews and texts by guest authors within this discipline.With numerous sound examples via QR codes / Soundcloud appIdee und Klang Audio Design is a team of composers, sound designers and technologists who create artistic, historical or commercial living environments with sound and music. The works of the studio founded in 2005 comprise sophisticated media installations, exhibitions and brand facilities such as the National Museum of Qatar, BMW Museum in Munich and Imperial War Museum in London.Search inside on ISSUU.com
It is interdisciplinary teams with complex compositions that develop and realise exhibitions. Groenlandbasel directs a network of specialists and with "Spaces and Stories" enables an insight into the cooperation and the dedicated efforts of a wide range of involved parties. Exhibition thinkers and exhibition makers express themselves alongside each other in essays, shorter highlights and interviews.
The texts are accompanied by a diverse selection of projects by Groenlandbasel: museum developments, special and permanent exhibitions, architecture, as well as indoor and outdoor installations. With text contributions including: Dominic Huber, Director Rimini Protokoll, Zurich; Nina Gorgus, Curator Historical Museum Frankfurt; Ramon De Marco, Sound Designer Idee und Klang, Basel; Daniel Tyradellis, freelance curator, Berlin; Beat Hächler, Director Alpine Museum of Switzerland, Bern; Sibylle Lichtensteiger, Director Stapferhaus Lenzburg.#designbooks: Book presentation by Groenlandbasel on YouTube (German only)Search inside on ISSUU.com