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Essi Johanna Glomb

»I combine classic craft processes with findings from science and design and work with new technologies.«


Frauke Zoë Taplik

»I encounter stimulating issues and forms of expression when I am out and about and when I step outside my comfort zone.«

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Gabriel Müller

»As a designer, it’s important for me to take a stance with regard to these questions, since in our work we also conceptualise an idea of humanity and communicate a possible vision of the future.«

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Luzia Hein

»Combining various design disciplines and creating an overall concept using a design vocabulary inspires me.«

Urban Terrazzo

Luisa Rubisch & Rasa Weber

»By transforming the traces of old architectures into new materials, we pursue a sustainable material development throughout the disciplines of architecture and design.«

Photo: Peter Lindbergh
Jil Sander
Personality 2018

Jil Sander is one of the few designers who have managed to always stay ahead of the times. In her work, art and design are inseparable. Her approach to design is radical and resolute; her collections are minimalist, clean and timelessly modern — set apart from all trends. It is perhaps for this reason that she has become an icon that manages to stick around through each and every contemporary shift in design

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