September 2022 / Wuppertal / Wuppertal Literature Biennial

"Der Weg aller Wellen" is a reflective novel on AI and identity by German author Philipp Schönthaler, published at Matthes & Seitz. Verena Dauerer has moderated his book reading as part of the Wuppertal Literature Biennial.

March 2021 / Munich / Future Forum by BMW Welt

Verena Dauerer was the host of three talks taking part at Future Forum by BMW Welt on the topic of how design and arts are shaping the future. Guests were Takashi Kudo of Japanese art collective teamLAB from Tokyo, Domagoj Dukec, Head of BMW Design, and Oliver Heilmer, Head of MINI Design.

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Interview stream of Takashi Kudo, teamLAB, and Domagoj Dukec, Head of BMW Design:

December 2020 / Cologne / Technology trends 2021 for next // ergo

What are 2021’s technology trends? From machine learning to ethical sourcing, and bioreactor meat, Verena Dauerer has gathered insights for next magazine by ergo insurance.

September 2020 / Berlin / dai digital conference

Designing with Artificial Intelligence: At dai conference Verena Dauerer moderated the keynote speakers’ round table about Design and Machine Learning. Conference and workshops were entirely held on the Zoom platform.

May 2019 / Berlin / Podcast Whitepaper for Deezer

Streaming service Deezer commissioned Verena Dauerer to produce a whitepaper on "Podcasts in Germany". The booklet was handed out during re:publica conference with whom Deezer organised a podcast competition.

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February 2019 / Frankfurt / Krosno at Ambiente

During Ambiente, an interior design trade fair, Verena Dauerer served as talk show host at the Krosno Glass brand booth and spoke with Karim Rashid and other designers.

January 2019 / worldwide / Happy new year!

designjournalists wishs you a properous happy new year!

May 2018 / Berlin / Compendium on "Health Gamification"

Gamification methodology in the health sector, does it work? This topic is a thousands of years old, Verena Dauerer writes in a compendium for German Qiio magazine, published by Berlin-based Blogfabrik and Deutsche Bank.

May 2018 / Vienna / Workshop "Non-linear Work"

As part of the Knowledge Transfer series (WTZ) of Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the theme "Ways of Shaping Intellectual Property" Verena Dauerer was holding a workshop on the topic of "New Work – Exploring Nonlinear Work" together with "Biorama" publisher Thomas Weber on Thursday, 22 May 2018.

January 2018 / DJ-Network / Happy 2018

A new year with lots of new energy! All the best to our partners, clients and friends around the globe.

Happy 2018 from Amsterdam, Berlin, Hamburg, London, Mailand, Munich, New York, the Ruhr, Tokyo und Vienna.

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December 2017 / Germany / Domus - East we go...

Eva Steidl visited the fourth edition of DUBAI DESIGN WEEK and met female designers for German DOMUS magazine. She met interesting women who give a face to design in the Middle East. As the event grows and gains substance, more and more women are discovering design as a practice and career perspective.

DOMUS Jan./Febr. 2018 is out now.

November 2017 / Berlin / Moderation at German-Italian Innovation Conference

On 29 November 2017 the German-Italien Innovation Conference was held at the Italian Embassy in Berlin. Main topics were Digital Solutions and Industry 4.0. Verena Dauerer moderated the wearable talk titled "Breakout Session II: Fashion, Design, Wearables: blending creavity, lifestyle and technology" with ten wearable and IT experts. The event was hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce.

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August 2017 / Hamburg / Sommerakademie PENTIMENT

Wer am kommenden Sonntag Inspirierendes aus den Bereichen Illustration, Zeichnung, Wort-Bild-Collage, Druck, Bildhauerei und Malerei sehen will, dem empfiehlt Hannah Bauhoff einen Besuch der Abschlussausstellung der internationalen Sommerakademie PENTIMENT in Hamburg kommen. In dem wunderschönen Gebäude der HAW in der Armgartstraße sind die Arbeiten der Teilnehmer zu sehen und zu erleben. Austausch ist ausdrücklich erwünscht.

Sonntag, 6.8.17, 11-16h
Armgartstr. 24
22087 Hamburg

March 2017 / Berlin / Home Interview: Verena Dauerer

About Curiosity blogger and photographer Jordana Schramm visited Verena Dauerer at her Berlin home for an in-depth interview and shoot. Take a look at the pictures and listen to the audio over here:

February 2017 / London / Designreport - London Special

Despite Brexit and banking crises: London’s creative industries are booming - and for designers, the city has more to offer than ever before. Eva Steidl edited the London special of the current design report - an issue with the new design museum, personal love letters to a unique city and talents you should watch out for.

January 2017 / worldwide / Happy New Year!

We wish a happy peaceful new year!

December 2016 / / Wallpaper magazine/Phaidon

Sandra Pfeifer is responsible for the content production of the 2016/17 edition of the Wallpaper* City Guide Vienna.

With more than two million copies sold worldwide, the Wallpaper* City Guides cover more than 100 destinations and provide design savvy travellers with an essential checklist about enticing design and architectural concepts including stores, hotels, restaurants and bars.

A commission by Wallpaper* and Phaidon.

December 2016 / / MYMi

Content production for the sales brochure of high-end jewellery brand MYMi. Based in North Italy MYMi is produced in collaboration with Mazzuchelli1849, the leading expert in cellulose acetate in Europe since more than 100 years. MYMi uses high-quality bio acetate and makes for an innovative and sustainable design brand in the accessoire business segment. Commissioned by MYMi. Produced in English only.

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September 2016 / Dresden / Meeting: Design Award Saxonia 2016

The winner are chosen: In Dresden the jury of the design award of the Free State of Saxony ("Sächsischer Staatspreis für Design 2016") met and nominated the candidates for the award 2016.

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May 2016 / Vienna / Workshop

As part of the Knowledge Transfer series (WTZ) of Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the theme "Ways of Shaping Intellectual Property" Verena Dauerer is holding a workshop on the topic of "New Work – Exploring Nonlinear Work" on Thursday, 19 May 2016.

April 2016 / Hamburg / Stilvorlagen #10 starts

The well-known lecture series on design and society STILVORLAGEN # 10 is back. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of this lecture series at the Design Department of the HAW Hamburg; it is organized by students of communication design, directed by Prof. Heike Grebin und Hannah Bauhoff.

Our famous speakers talk about their border crossings and their view on the development of our profession: Lars Harmsen (GER), Florian Pfeffer (GER), Nina Juric (GER), Barbara Asselberg and Ruben Abels (Designarbeid, NL), Vinca Kruk and Daniel van der Velden (Metahaven, NL) and Richard Vijgen (NL).

March 2016 / Stuttgart / Future Scenarios with Speculative Design

The moovel lab in Stuttgart visualizes traffic flows and provides insights into the future of mobility. In NEXT magazine by Mercedes-Benz Verena Dauerer portraits their latest project "Roads to Rome" that generates new scenarios using speculative design.

January 2016 / Worldwide / HAPPY 2016!

All the best for the New Year!

Sparkling wishes from Amsterdam, Berlin, Hamburg, London, Milan, Munich, New York, Ruhr, Tokyo and Vienna.

Yours designjournalists

December 2015 / Munich / Plan W: Super Job! Objects for the future office

They know what makes us happy: Eva Steidl contributed to the third issue of PLAN W, a new magazine on women and business by Süddeutsche Zeitung. She portrayed six women and their objects for future office life. With the launch of the magazine, the Neue Sammlung, Munich, displays these curated objects in an installation - until 10 January 2016.

October 2015 / Berlin / #rpTEN: 10 years of re:publica conference

As with the previous re:publica in May 2015, Verena Dauerer again takes over the editorial lead and the coordination of communications as Head of Content for Europa's biggest conference on internet and digital society. The next event is taking place in Berlin from May 2-4, 2016.

September 2015 / Tokyo / Berlin Wearable Community at Goethe Institut Tokio

Verena Dauerer is introducing the Berlin wearable community in the Japanese-German magazine of Goethe Institut Tokio. Among them are Lisa Lang (ElektroCouture), VOJD Studios, Trafo Pop and the #Fashiontech Berlin and Wear It conferences.


July 2015 / London / Text Fondazione Prada for DOMUS

Rem Koolhaas has transformed an old distillery in the south of Milan into the new headquarters of Fondazione Prada. Eva Steidl went to visit the multifunctional campus for DOMUS magazine and discovered a postmodern panopticon.

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May 2015 / Karlsruhe / Conference: Graphic Design in Paris – Chacun à sa façon

The renowned Magazine for graphic design SLANTED and the University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe are organizing a one-day-conference and focuses on the design scene of Paris. Renowned speakers have been invited to talk about their attitude and work. Helmo (Thomas Couderc + Clément Vauchez), Olivier Lebrun, Émilie Rigaud, Laurent Ungerer und Frédéric Teschner are speaking.
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April 2015 / Hamburg / STILVORLAGEN – lecture series of the Design – has started

The STILVORLAGEN [style sheets] lecture series of the Design Department of the HAW Hamburg will once again take place from April 29th to June 17th 2015. It will be conceived and organized by students– coordinated by Prof. Heike Grebin and Hannah Bauhoff. We will discuss designers’ changing roles in an era of advancing digitalization under the motto »Umbruch« [fundamental change]: Do digital media expand the spectrum of individual forms of expression? Will designers program their own tools in the future? What will the new challenges for our profession be? We have invited experts with different emphases in their work within communication design and associated professions to focus on the increasing amalgamation of analogue and digital worlds in designed media.

April 2015 / Chemnitz / Lectures / Vernissage / SMAC

March 2015 / Vienna / Workshop & Presentation

As part of the Knowledge Transfer series (WTZ) of Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the theme "Ways of Shaping Intellectual Property" Verena Dauerer is holding a workshop and giving a talk on the topic of "New Work – Exploring Nonlinear Work" on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

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January 2015 / Tokyo / Code + Culture article series

In the recent years programming code has been the common denominator for Japanese media artists to create some astonishing works of art. For Japan Times Verena Dauerer explores contemporary artists, such as Daito Manabe, Yuri Suzuiki, exonemo and teamLab, who have defined the way the genre has evolved.
Update: The Society for News Design (SND) awarded the article series in the Combination Print & Features Digital category (Award of Excellence).

January 2015 / our network / Je suis Charlie!

Solidarité pour une liberté d´expression

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January 2015 / everwhere / HAPPY NEW YEAR

We wish you all the best for the upcoming new year.

Stay happy and stay with us.

Yours designjournalists

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December 2014 / Hamburg / Interview seminar for Master students

What future do books have? And what is the role of designers here? These and other questions are investigated by Master students in the course “The digital book” in preparation for the series of presentations entitled “Stilvorlagen #9” in the HAW Department of Design in summer 2015. In this context, Hannah Bauhoff offers a seminar on the subject of research and interviews.

December 2014 / Hamburg / Interview with Thomas Kröger

Thomas Kröger devotes a great deal of time and thought to the fine points of architectural design. Two of his latest works won coveted prizes in 2014, prompting Hannah Bauhoff to discuss his view of architecture, the influence of fairy tales and the opportunities available to smaller architectural firms with the 45-year-old master builder. Published in Journal 143:

November 2014 / Berlin / re:publica Conference

With over 6,000 participants re:publica is Europe's leading conference on Internet and the digital society. It will be held from May 5-7, 2015. Verena Dauerer was appointed Head of Communication.

November 2014 / Berlin / Slow Politics Conference

Berlin-based daily Berliner Gazette hosted the "Slow Politics Conference." Verena Dauerer moderated the talk "We are all migrants" about migration and data visualization tools with international guests of projects MigraHack and Generation E.

October 2014 / Berlin / Crowdwork – Zurück in die Zukunft?

Crowdwork – Zurück in die Zukunft?
420 pages book published at Bund-Verlag in cooperation with the IG Metall, giving an extensive overview of current political, academic, ethical and technical perspectives on crowdsourcing and digital labout. Florian is co-editor, co-author of the publication and translator of all the English contributions. ( the book is only available in German at the moment).

October 2014 / Hamburg-Berlin / Interview: Markus Bonauer, 2D+ Architekten

Markus Bonauer’s biography is representative of the generation of architects aged 40 or less: from an apprenticeship as carpenter, he went on to study architecture in Germany and the United States before working for several reputed architectural firms and finally setting up his own firm in 2011. In the interview with Hannah Bauhoff, he discusses the changes in his professional lifestyle, their impact on his planned activities, and the part played by his Vespa scooter. Published in Journal 142:

October 2014 / London & Frankfurt a. Main / Book launch ROCK ON

ROCK ON is the latest addition to the series OBJECTS, launched at the Frankfurt book fair by TRADEMARK PUBLISHING. The book focuses on stone as material and the fact that its design quality has recently been rediscovered. Eva Steidl wrote the introductory essay which describes the trend and its multidimensional facets.

Objects: Rock On
Edited by Antonia Henschel
ISBN 978-3-9816842-2-3

September 2014 / Hamburg / Presentation: Design and art classes

There are many reasons why design rarely features in art classes despite being officially stipulated: too complex, insufficient experience on the part of teachers, no workshops, are frequently cited reasons. In her presentation at the Landesinstitut Hamburg teacher training college, Hannah Bauhoff shows trainee art teachers how they can introduce their students to design nevertheless.
Supported by fsb ( and HEWI (

August 2014 / London / DOMUS: Anton Alvarez

Anton Alvarez developed a unique spinning machine to explore new joint techniques made with colourful yarn. He lately even bulit architectural structures by simply wrapping wooden elements. Eva Steidl worte a piece on him for German DOMUS.

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July 2014 / Frankfurt / Main / The car of the furture – ideathon

A day-long ideation session with smart, provocative thinkers—entrepreneurs, tech innovators, app developers, creative directors, strategists, analysts, tech journalists, etc – Hannah Bauhoff was invited by Sylvain Labs.

July 2014 / Hamburg / Interview with Ulrike Brandi

Ulrike Brandi, 57, founded one of the first light planning offices worldwide, setting international standards with her publications and works. In 2013, she founded the “Brandi Institute for Light and Design” to fill a gap in today’s training for light planners. Hannah Bauhoff met Ulrike Brandi in her Hamburg office to talk about workshops, the new station in Rotterdam and the latest developments in the lighting industry. Hot off the press in Journal N° 55.

June 2014 / Boisbuchet / Blickfang Workshop

Running your own design brand is very little about designing – and very much about planning, networking and economics. Eva Steidl joined the Blickfang Workshop for young and upcoming designers as a curator, together with Stefan Scholten (Scholten & Baijings) and Marcus Fairs (dezeen).

June 2014 / Hamburg / Testing the BMW i3

Driving quietly and eco-friendly through the city? Hannah Bauhoff is testing the brandnew all-electric BMW i3 in Hamburg.

May 2014 / Frankfurt / Moderation at Real Estate Digital 2014

At the annual Real Estate Digital 2014 congress in Frankfurt experts were lecturing on the digital transformation of the real estate business. Verena Dauerer served as host for a central talk show on digital market leadership. Among the panel guests were professor Andreas Mack of Berlin's UdK and Eva Messerschmidt of German news channel ntv.

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May 2014 / Halle (Saale) / Lecture – design education

Both within and outside the school environment, ever greater importance is attached to an extensive cultural education. Subjects such as architecture and design also play a part here, and with them the question how contemporary architecture or design education might look like. The design journalist Hannah Bauhoff and art teacher Professor Josef Walch bring this question to the floor in a talk, where they are able to merge historical and current perspectives of design education.

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 6 p.m., room 103/104, Villa, Neuwerk 7, Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design, Halle

May 2014 / London / Lightlife Magazine N°9

Museo Jumex, Latein America's biggest private art collection, settles in its new quarters in Mexico City. Eva Steidl introduces the new building by David Chipperfield and visited Thomas Heatherwick in his London studio. Both stories are commissioned by LIGHTLIFE, the magazine of Zumtobel.

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May 2014 / Berlin / re:publica conference with subway screen programme

re:publica in Berlin is one of the world's leading conferences on the topic of digital society. From May 6-8, 2014, the topic was expanded to Berlin's 3,800 underground train screens. As project lead for "Berliner Fenster" Verena Dauerer was in charge of coordinating all TV content, news and updates which were produced by students of Deutsche Journalistenschule (DJS). As part of this cross-media project they compiled a reader on each conference day that was published as epubli eBook the following morning.

April 2014 / Frankfurt / Main / New member of the jury in DDC 2014

Every year, the German Designer Club (DDC) organises the competition “Gute Gestaltung” (“Good design”). It addresses designers of all schools and is open to entries from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The designers can submit their projects in ten categories, and a handpicked jury then assesses them. Now Hannah Bauhoff has been appointed as a jury member in the “space/architecture” expert panel.

April 2014 / Berlin / Interview: Prof. Xaver Egger, SEHW

Professor Xaver Egger, born in 1965, went to Berlin at the beginning of the 1990s, where he founded his first architect’s office in 1995. The times weren’t easy for young architects back then: the first building boom after German reunification was over, and most of the construction assignments had already been allocated or completed. In an interview recently published in Journal N° 154, Egger explains how he reacted to this challenge, why he speaks two “languages” today and what young architects learn in his seminars.

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April 2014 / London / Book publication "Lighting up the Future"

Out now: The book publication "Lighting up the Future - The emergence of OLED" describes new trends and technologies in lighting design. Eva Steidl's essay brings together diverse creative positions for the post-Edison Age.

ISBN 978-3-9815860-8-4 (d/engl.)

March 2014 / Sochi / Kinetic façade depicting "selfies"

For Swedish governmental organization Riksutställningar Verena Dauerer reports on architect Asif Khan's and iart's "Megafaces" project commissioned for the Sochi Olympics. Their kinetic façade for a pavilion depicts the portraits of the building's visitors in a three-dimensional way.

March 2014 / Hannover / Brand experience Deutsche Telekom at CeBit fair

During CeBIT trade fair 2014 Verena Dauerer curated the trend section of the live show on stage as part of the brand experience space of Deutsche Telekom.

March 2014 / Dresden / In the jury of the State Award for Design

From 6 March 2014 designers and entrepreneurs can once again compete for one of the most important German design awards. The Saxon State Award for Design is worth a total of 50,000 euros and is awarded every two years by the Ministry for the Economy, Labour and Transport of the Federal State of Saxony. Hannah Bauhoff is now a member of the jury.

March 2014 / London / Domus: Objects and the Factory

Eva Steidl's reviewed "Objects and the Factory", an exhibition which reflects places of contemporary production for DOMUS (March/April issue).

January 2014 / Berlin / Professor Heinz Hirdina has died.

The design theorist and design historian died on 19 December 2013 in Berlin following a lengthy and serious illness. He was laid to rest on 10 January 2014 in the cemetery of the Georgen Parochial Parish in Prenzlauer Berg.
Heinz Hirdina, who was, among other things, chief editor of the design magazine form+zweck from 1973 until 1979, was Professor for the Theory and History of Design at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee from 1993 until 2005. His students included Hannah Bauhoff, Florian Schmidt and Norman Kietzmann. His seminars were always fully subscribed within only hours, despite the fact that he always demanded the highest performance from his students, as well as a committed attitude towards design and its social impact. His work “Gestalten für die Serie. Design in der DDR 1949-1985” (Serial Design. Design in the GDR 1949-1985), was the most important study of the history of industrial design in the GDR, and is now out of print. He will be greatly missed – not only by us.

January 2014 / Worldwide / Cheers!


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December 2013 / Wismar / Digital trends lecture

Verena Dauerer was invited by the University of Technology, Business and Design Wismar to deliver an inspirational lecture on digital trends. The lecture introduced creative projects in visual storytelling, Augmented Reality, 3d printing, gesture tracking and NFC. The presentation is available here:

December 2013 / Hamburg / Jury member of the Unic Award

The UNIC AWARD is a design prize that is awarded to designers with a disability, as well as to teams comprising disabled and able-bodied designers. Drafts and models are submitted in six categories.
The jury is comprised of at least six representatives from the fields of product and graphic design, art and architecture. Hannah Bauhoff is a member of the jury in 2013.

December 2013 / Berlin-Gütersloh / A crowdgesourced print magazine for Bertelsmann Foundation and Collaboratory

From December 2013 the printed magazine "Globalisierung im Schatten der Überwachung" about the planned German-American transatlantic trade agreement (TTIP) among other is available at newspaper stands. The crowdsourced project was conceived by Bertelsmann Foundation and the Collaboratory organization. Verena Dauerer was in charge as both head of the editorial desk and managing editor.

November 2013 / Hamburg-London-Duisburg-Celle /

How can a design and architecture magazine look like that entertains and targets architects and designers? Hannah Bauhoff, Eva Steidl and Katja Neumann developed MADE, a new 86 page format which featured exciting interviews, exclusive portraits, illustrations from upcoming graphic designers, comments written by renowned journalists and entertaining design product tests. The last issue was successfully published in July 2013. We dissociate ourselves from similar-sounding magazine titles.

This was MADE:

November 2013 / London / Domus: Interview Julia Lohmann

Eva Steidl interviewed designer Julia Lohmann at the London Victoria & Albert Museum. Lohmann is known for her works on unconventional and organic materials. During her time as design resident at the V&A she developed new techniques for using seaweed as potential substitutes for artificially produced materials.

October 2013 / Frankfurt / Ecostyle Fair 2013

Green lifestyle products are in vogue. Parallel to Tendence therefore a trade fair for sustainable products was launched in Frankfurt for he first time this year At Ecostyle 76 international exhibitors presented products that are produced at the same time fair and ecologically. A Follow-up of May-Britt Frank-Grosse for design report.

August 2013 / Berlin / Telekom's IFA magazine

In the month before Berlin's IFA trade show, a web magazine by Deutsche Telekom was presenting the makers behind their products, accompanied by makers from the Berlin DIY scene. Verena Dauerer has developed the editorial concept and has coordinated all content as editor-in-chief.

August 2013 / London / Verena Dauerer at Saatchi Gallery

Verena Dauerer was interviewed as 'trend editor' about the Red Never Follows exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery. Until September there are the works of 20 interactive/digital/urban artists on display commemorating the 20th anniversary of the HUGO by Hugo Boss brand.

July 2013 / Zielona Gòra / Domus - German edition

With Plopp and the groundbreaking technology that is behind this charming little stool, Oskar Zieta received several international design awards since the launch in 2008. This year, he presented the new furniture series 3 + during the Milan Furniture Fair. Nora Schmidt met the "Process Designer" in Zielona Gora in Poland, where his far-reaching concepts take shape.

July 2013 / Berlin / Red Never Follows website

For the twentieth anniversary of the HUGO by Hugo Boss brand, PLATOON agency created the RED NEVER FOLLOWS microsite presenting 20 artists. In July 2013 these will be exhibiting at London's Saatchi gallery. Verena Dauerer has been coordinating all written content in German, English and French for the site and has also produced it, such as a trend piece on global trends & innovation.

May 2013 / Frankfurt / Moderation at Real Estate Digital 2014

At the annual Real Estate Digital 2014 congress in Frankfurt experts were lecturing on the digital transformation of the real estate business. Verena Dauerer served as host for a central talk show on digital market leadership. Among the panel guests were professor Andreas Mack of Berlin's UdK and Eva Messerschmidt of German news channel ntv.

May 2013 / London / Displaying Futures - publication by Merck Group

The symposium and publication „Displaying Futures“ by Merck group is a platform for a discourse about perception. Eva Steidl has contributed "White noise", an analysis of the recent work of scandinavian artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset. The book is out now, published by Trademark Publishing and Sign.

May 2013 / Berlin / re:publica 13 conference—the magazine

The newthinking magazine has been released at re:publica 13, Germany's biggest blogger conference, in May. Each of the 4,000 attendees received a copy of newthinking agency's 10th anniversary issue. The one-time print will be available at newspaper stands and will be sent out to all newthinking clients, such as to all branches of the German Green party. The magazine content was generated during a sprint process using crowdsourcing. Verena Dauerer was in charge as both head of the editorial desk and managing editor.


April 2013 / New York / Visual Trendreport on Sustainability for Curve/Getty Images

Sustainability has come a long way. And with it evolved a green visual language that seems dated. No one really believes in green leaves or lush meadows anymore. The challenge lies in creating a new powerful visual imagery that helps shape a positive outlook into the future and influences companies to fundamentally reevaluate their business strategies.
Sandra Pfeifer was the contributing author on the biannual visual trend report for Getty Images. (Image: courtesy of Getty Images)

April 2013 / Hamburg-London-Duisburg-Celle / Magazine MADE #2

The second issue of MADE, the new design and architecture magazine is our now. Hannah Bauhoff, Katja Neumann and Eva Steidl collaborated with journalists, photographers and graphic designers from the network and visited the dutch textile producer Innofa, found out how swedish designers developed an impressive cloud machine and cities enlighten the skylines.
MADE presents behind the scenes stories, personalities, products from the design and architecture world.

MADE is available for free in German speaking countries and online at:

April 2013 / Berlin / Sprint magazine for newthinking agency

On three days, from April 4-6, during a 'magazine sprint' an entire print issue was collaboratively developed and realized. Verena Dauerer coordinated all content as managing editor and head of the editorial desk. The product will be presented by newthinking agency during blogger conference re:publica 2013 this May.

April 2013 / Moscow / Mobile Moscow Design Museum

The new Moscow Design Museum is a partly crowdfunded DIY project. Their next step is a bus turned into a mobile pop-up exhibition space that will bring Russian design to the suburbs. Verena Dauerer talks to its new director, Alexandra Sankova, for SPANA magazine by Swedish governmental organization Riksutstallningar.

March 2013 / New York / Plant music

Sound artist Mileece translates the bioemissions of plants into sound. Her work is based on research work conducted in the 1960s by Cleve Backster, an FBI interrogation specialist, who attached a polygraph to the leaves of a Dracaena, in attempt to prove that plants react to human emotions and intent. Sandra Pfeifer meets the artist after her performance at the MoMA in New York.
Published in Der Standard in March.

January 2013 / New York / Nurturing architecture

Mitchell Joachim is an architecture theoretician who calls himself "hacker" and "urbaneer". He's got good reason for that as he grows houses from meat and works on an 'operating system' for New York. Sandra Pfeifer meets him for Baumeister architecture magazine in his studio in Brooklyn (published in the January 2013 edition).

January 2013 / London / Playtime! Portrait of Elmgreen & Dragest for H.O.M.E. magazine

Back in the 60ies artists such as Marcel Duchamp und Donald
Judd were pioneers of a new genre. They captured spaces with all-embracing installation art. For H.O.M.E. magazine, Eva Steidl analyses the contemporary work of scandinavian duo Elmgreen & Dragset which is currently shown in London and wich gives the genre of the installation art a new dimension.

January 2013 / New York / Rise Getty Images

Sandra Pfeifer is content manager and editor of Rise, the new visual trend site by Getty Images. The creative content focusses on trends within the creative industry (art direction to narrative) and across other relevant fields from the latest in video innovation to news and technology.

December 2012 / New York / Galactic Geometries

Good lighting designers don't just fall from the sky. Bec Brittain, a hip newcomer in New York's design scene, is someone to watch, as she is about to break through the clouds. Sandra Pfeifer meets the designer in her Red Hook studio for mb! by Mercedes Benz.

December 2012 / Hamburg / New Trendexplorer report for DDB Tribal agency

After last year's trend report published as free iPhone application, Verena Dauerer compiled the follow-up Trendexplorer report about technology & creation for DDB Tribal agency. It has been released as free web application:

December 2012 / Berlin / at the Semantic Media Web innovation panel

In early December an innovation panel about Semantic Media Web was held in Berlin. This event was sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Verena Dauerer, Executive Editor at Stylepark AG, was presenting the mobility platform Both the magazine and its contextual search engine are part of the Audi urban Future Award.

December 2012 / Deutschland, Schweiz, Österreich / Ebook – Launch – new magazine for design and architecture MADE

MADE is a new magazine about architecture and design. Hannah Bauhoff wrote the concept for the German publisher Heinze. Together with Eva Steidl and Katja Neumann she was the responsible the editor-in-chief. Realized in cooperation with journalists, photographers and graphic designer of the designjournalists-network. MADE reports about interesting events, looks behind the scenes and presents character defining features news about national and international thrilling personalities, producer and products in design and architecture.

November 2012 / Shanghai / Factory in your Livingroom

What would happen if furniture was available to everyone? If it could be developed and produced in any location in the world? What would happen if designers didn’t conceive final end products but a new genre of open-ended design processes, originating in a virtual, ever-changing collective? What still sounds like a pie in the sky, could become a reality in the not too far future. A report by Katharina Horstmann for Chinese Manifesto magazine.

November 2012 / Istanbul / Interview Joseph Grima—Istanbul Design Biennial

Joseph Grima, editor-in-chief of Domus magazine, curated the Adhocracy exhibition at the First Istanbul Design Biennial. Verena Dauerer talked with him about Open Design and drone journalism for mobility platform

November 2012 / Copenhagen / Interview Jaime Hayón

Eva Steidl met spanish designer Jaime Hayón, who is curator of the year for Blickfang 2012/13 for an interview about his creative concept for the fair, his ideas what tomorrows fairs should look like - and why crafts will be more and more relevant in the nearer future.

November 2012 / Amsterdam / Inside Design Amsterdam

On the island Ijburg the dutch Elle Decoration celebrated a three days design festval in over 32 locations, framed by a versatile programm. Janina Temmen checked it out and followed for Design Diary the young, dutch design…

November 2012 / Hamburg / Christiane Paul interview

For the november issue of Schöner Wohnen Janina Temmen talked to the German actress Christiane Paul about art, architecture and interior decoration

October 2012 / New York / SOM & Foster + Partners describe plans for Grand Central

New York's Grand Central station is an important transit hub as well as a landmark. In February 2013 the legendary building is turning 100. The Municipal Arts Society (MAS) asked three renowned architectural firms for their plans to transform the station and its surroundings into a livable and suitable area for commuters. Sandra Pfeifer talked to the senior partners of Foster + Partners, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill und WXY. The interviews are shown in the MAS exhibition 'Imagining Grand Central's Next 100 Years' in New York.

October 2012 / Hamburg / Designplattform Stilwerk Design Diary

The company Stilwerk has launched its designplatform Design Diary – a blog about interior design, lifestyle and trends. Janina Temmen is one of teh editors…

October 2012 / Munich / New mobility platform Mooove launched

Verena Dauerer is the Executive Editor of a new platform, It consists of an editorial part and contextual search engine focussing on mobility. The online project was launched by Stylepark AG as part of the Audi Urban Future Award.

October 2012 / Berlin / Digital Backyards Conference

Verena Dauerer was moderating two panels at Digital Backyards conference, hosted by Berliner Gazette newspaper. The conference addressed alternatives to Google and Facebook and what online projects can learn from Google's methods.

September 2012 / Berlin / Urban Interventions by Architecture and Design - Bauhaus Archiv

Play, Build, Influence: participatory urban development.
Barry Richards (Rockwell Group, New York), Markus Bader (raumlabor, Berlin) and Dr. Annemarie Jaeggi (Bauhaus Archiv, Berlin) talked about modular design concepts and very different approaches to community development and participation within urban spaces. Nora Schmidt moderated this talk and the additional discussion, which took place in the occasion of this years DMY special exhibition at the Bauhaus Archiv. (photo: Bauhaus Archiv Berlin, Andreas Berndt)

September 2012 / Berlin / BMW Guggenheim Lab

From mobile art to participatory action: This summer the BMW Guggenheim lab tried to bring the museum to the Berliners. Verena Dauerer reports for Swedish governmental publication Spana.

August 2012 / Berlin / Studio Visit

It’s almost as if you couldn’t begin a portrait of Berlin studio Drache und Bär without the customary words that introduce a fairy-tale: Once upon a time, there was…. The objects that inhabit their world make the impression of stills dredged from such a tale. Telling stories is something that artist Lena Hensel and product designer Grzegorz Cholewiak clearly love to do. The couple moved to the very north of Berlin a little over half a year ago. Tanja Pabelick paid a visit at their studio.

The whole story at MONOQI:

July 2012 / New York / Core77 Design Awards: Writing & Commentary

Designjournalist Florian A. Schmidt's text 'Monster Soup' got a special mention ('noteable') in the category 'Writing & Commentary' as part of the international Core77 Design Awards 2012.

June 2012 / Berlin / The Architect as Designer

From furniture and lamps, to floor coverings and wall hangings, right up to tableware and cutlery: practically every architect has designed an object at some stage in order to express his or her understanding of form on a smaller scale. Katharina Horstmann for Goethe Institut.

June 2012 / London / The new Prokofiev

Sometimes it's worth making a little detour. Eva Steidl met classical composer Gabriel Prokofiev (the grandson of famous Sergej Prokofiev, by the way) in his London studio and learned how his creative process looks like.

June 2012 / New York / Working as 'free range human'

Hyper-connectedness and flexibility are just some buzzwords summarizing our jobs. With a constant accelerating pace of work we have to find more efficient ways of coping with our daily load. One solution is a smarter office.
Sandra Pfeifer reports for the architecture magazine Baumeister.
Published in the June print edition of Baumeister.

May 2012 / Berlin / Support ROG

Designjournalists support the German section of Reporter Without Borders (ROG) und campaign for the year book 2012. Reporter ohne Grenzen, the German branch of 'Reporters Without Borders', supports the difficult and dangerous work of journalists all over the world. The sales of the book is a crucial support of the fight against censorship and laws that undermine press freedom. (photo Tamas Deszo)

Support the freedom of the press and order this book, which was design by

May 2012 / New York / Franca Sozzani: en Vogue

"A fashion magazine without an agenda is a catalogue." With her clear vision the legendary Italian Vogue editor in chief Franca Sozzani has given the magazine a unique succinct language. Sandra Pfeifer reports for AUSTRIANFASHION.NET on her lecture at the Fashion Institute of Technology and had the chance for a short interview after.

May 2012 / New York / Brave New World

From designer gear to lunar outpost: 3D printers hint at tantalizing futures and promise to realize our most daring dreams. Sandra Pfeifer reports for mb! magazine

May 2012 / New York / Material World

With more than 7,000 innovative materials registered in their database, Material Connexion is the place to go to for designers. Sandra Pfeifer visits for AUSTRIANFASHION.NET the biggest material archive in the world in their headquarters in New York.

May 2012 / Munich / Verena Dauerer joins Stylepark as Executive Editor

Verena Dauerer joins the Munich branch of agency and design and architectural platform, Stylepark, as Executive Editor. In the following months she will be developing the concept and its realization of a new online project. Please stay tuned.

April 2012 / Hamburg / Started - series of lectures about contemporary graphic design starts now

Stilvorlagen#7 - A series of lectures about design and society – presents five speeches by contemporary grafic designers again this year. The events are organized and arranged by 22 communication design students from Hamburgs University of Applied Science (former Armgartstraße) and directed by Prof. Heike Grebin, designer Thomas Korf – and Hannah Bauhoff who teaches communications at HAW.
April, 26.: Ralph Schraivogel (
May, 10.: Heinrich Paravicini (
May, 30: Lutz Issler ( & Daniel Gross, Joris
Maltha (
June,12: Wigger Bierma ( & Walter Nikkels

June,28: Cybu Richli & Fabienne Burri (

Beginning at 7p.m. in the auditorium at Armgartstraße 24,
22087 Hamburg, entrance fee: 2-6 Euro

April 2012 / New York / Shaping Modernity: Design 1880 - 1980

How the promising vision of a new 'modern style' has turned into the familiar design of our favourite consumer products is shown in the MoMA exhibition Shaping Modernity: Design 1880-1980. Sandra Pfeifer has visited the exhibition for the Standard/rondo.

April 2012 / Berlin / Redefining Space With Spatial Sounds

Spatial sound installations let us explore and experience our environment in a totally different way. Verena Dauerer reports for English-German mb! magazine.

March 2012 / Hamburg / Curating Design: The class has started.

Hannah Bauhoff / Tuesday 16:30 / F166/168 20 participants / 10C / PL / 3 credit hours
Thursday / 14:00 / F166/168 20 participants / 10C / PL / 2 credit hours
This course accompanies the lecture series STILVORLAGEN and resolves
Pars pro Toto and basic questions of contemporary curating practice.
It coveres methods to conceptualize, organise and realize projects
like Stilvorlagen as well as theoretical approaches to media analysis,
discussion and development for exhibitions and other forms of art and
cultural education.

March 2012 / Hamburg-London-Duisburg-Celle / MADE - first number of the new magazine is published

MADE is a new magazine about architecture and design. Hannah Bauhoff wrote the magazine's concept for the German publisher Heinze and was co-editor, together with Eva Steidl and Katja Neumann. The magazine is realized in cooperation with journalists, photographers and graphic designer of the designjournalists-network. MADE reports about interesting events, looks behind the scenes and features news about national and international thrilling personalities, producers and products in
design and architecture.

March 2012 / New York / A clock from the printer

In theory you can print everything, from a house to a watch. The question is if 3D printing will also bring about a green evolution. Sandra Pfeifer talks to 3D expert Peter Schmitt from MIT for the Standard.

March 2012 / Dubai / Design Days Dubai

Art Dubai already has established itself as the main art fair – and political seismograph – of the Arabic world during the last six years. Now Design Days Dubai took place for the first time and even the new event managed to surprise in the positive – despite every objection. Katharina Horstmann for DeTnk and Designlines.

February 2012 / London / Art on the iPad

Forget about charcoal and sketch book: More and more artists have traded traditional tools for mobile touch screens to use the iPhone or iPad as a canvas for their art. Look, for example, at David Hockney's current exhibition at London's Royal Academy. Verena Dauerer reports for English-German mb! magazine.

January 2012 / Design Miami/ Miami / About the artistic design fair

Hannah Bauhoff reports in the ART AUREA 1-2012 magazine on the Design Miami trade fair that took place for the seventh time. In her article, she describes what else, apart from the design of the 1950s and 1960s, could be discovered in the showrooms.

January 2012 / London / Doshi Levien

For furniture fair imm cologne London studio Doshi Levien has created a modern-day inner-city residence imbued with all the charm and apparent quirkiness of a traditional vernacular dwelling, while facilitating the home comforts of today. Katharina Horstmann in conversation with the designers for DAMn° Magazine.

January 2012 / Hamburg / trend report as iPad application

Last year Verena Dauerer compiled an extensive trend report about Japanese campaigning for Hamburg-based agency DDB Tribal. Now it has been released as free application for iPad. Please have a look over here:

December 2011 / Berlin / Visit to Daniel Heer’s studio

Horsehair mattress, goatskin leather pouch, wooden stool – these don’t sound especially luxurious, true. The saddler Daniel Heer transforms these simple items into products yielding a high desire-to-possess factor. Galleries in Berlin, Paris and New York are meanwhile exhibiting his designs. Hannah Bauhoff visited his studio in Berlin for Manager Magazin.

December 2011 / Zurich / Max Bill reloaded

Most of the furniture of Swiss architect and designer Max Bill was only produced for a very short time - except the famous stool he once made for the Ulm School of Design. Only Bill Fans are probably aware of his tables like the Quadratrundtisch from 1949. Now the Swiss furniture manufacturer and dealer wohnbedarf launched a reedition of Bill's furniture. Katharina Altemeier had a look at the reedition.

December 2011 / New York / Passing Cloud

Tiago Barros gives our common notion of space a truly different meaning. He is working with unusual conceptual perspectives and seems to feel quite cosy in those in-between places. Sandra Pfeifer reports for Quality about the Portuguese architect residing in New York who, quite literally, is aiming high (print edition only).

December 2011 / New York / Time machine 'on hooves'

The Jane's Carousel, a piece of vintage fun from 1922, has opened in Brooklyn Park Bridge. To protect the painstakingly restored 48 horses and two carriages from wind and rain French architect Jean Nouvel has designed them a magical glass pavilion. Sandra Pfeifer reports for the print edition of archithese (6.2011)

December 2011 / Berlin / Mobile application für iPhone/iPad/Android

Verena Dauerer developed a mobile app for iPhone/iPad/Android/Windows Phone. It is a social aggregator that collects and presents her daily gathered content. The app serves as inspiration and trends and is available for download over here. For an iPhone installation simply save onto home screen:

November 2011 / Langenthal / Swiss Design Award 2011

For the eleventh time the Design Preis Schweiz – Swiss Design Prize – has awarded the best of Swiss design . The winners were chosen out of 34 nominated entries in a two-phase procedure. A report by Katharina Altemeier.

November 2011 / Bregenz / VALIE EXPORT

The exhibition, VALIE EXPORT / Archive, provides the opportunity to
rediscover new aspects of an internationally renowned artist whose works
are counted among the canon of 20th century art history and represented in
many important museum collections. In this unusual and surprising
presentation at the Kunsthaus Bregenz, in part, works that hitherto have not been exhibited will be on show. In addition, for the first time in her long history of exhibitions, VALIE EXPORT is providing insights into her comprehensive archive. A report by Katharina Altemeier.

November 2011 / New York / Climate debate in the US: new technologies need backers

There's a lot of discussion about the climate issue in America despite the lack of official support from the government: for instance technology that sucks CO2 out of the air or tanks the help store the gas underground. Sandra Pfeifer reports for the Standard about climate politics in the US after Al Gore's revelation of an 'Inconvenient Truth'.

November 2011 / Berlin / trend panel technology and creation

During Berlin Music Days Verena Dauerer was invited as talk show guest on a trend panel together with Gavin Burke of Future Audio Workshop and Alonso Dominguez of sugarhigh. Hosted by iPhone app, the discussion topic was How technology is shaping the future of music and art?

audio recording:

November 2011 / Berlin / Learning from Fukushima symposium

During the Learning from Fukushima symposium organized by Berliner Gazette newspaper on October 29th, 2011, Verena Dauerer was moderating a panel about radiation mapping and data visualization. The inspiring talk show guests were Sean Bonner of open data project and Andreas Schneider of Institute for Information Design Japan.


November 2011 / Munich / Allround man Molino

It has never been easy to grasp the talents of architect, race driver
and designer Carlo Mollino and so the breadth of his accomplishments
have almost been forgotten. An exhibition at the HAUS DER KUNST in
Munich celebrates the work of the "holy mad man's" lifetime. Hannah
Bauhoff visits the exhibition for Quality.

November 2011 / München / Birds twittering as inspiration

Why are we not transferring out work into the outside? Hannah Bauhoff reports in the new BauMeister about the workspace of the future.

October 2011 / ETH Zurich / Hannes Wettstein Retrospective

Three years after the death of Hannes Wettstein - one of the most influential Swiss designers - ETH Zurich is dedicating an exhibition to him and his work. A report by Katharina Altemeier.

October 2011 / Winterthur / Swiss Photobooks

The Swiss Foundation for Photography is marking its fortieth anniversary by presenting a fresh view of Swiss photography – a tour d’horizon covering a range of illuminating photobooks in which not only the great themes of photography are reflected, but also the development of photographic styles and modes of expression. Since the late 1920s the book has repeatedly proved itself to be an ideal platform for the presentation of photographic works. A report by Katharina Altemeier.

October 2011 / Weil am Rhein / Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Steiner is regarded as one of the most influential – and also one of the most controversial – reformers of the twentieth century. He founded the Waldorf schools and advocated a holistic view of humanity. He also inspired artists as Joseph Beuys and was one of the founders of “organic architecture” and also developed a unique stylistic idiom in the area of furniture design. The Vitra Design Museum exhibition “Rudolf Steiner – Alchemy of the Everyday” is the first major retrospective on this universal thinker and artist. A critical report by Katharina Altemeier.

October 2011 / New York / Gourmet Food Trucks

Foodtrucks are an American institution. For some time now Social Media and a move towards sustainability brings about a dramatic change for the popular mobile restaurants. Sandra Pfeifer reports for Quality about the latest trends in American food culture from New York (print edition only).

October 2011 / New York / Arabeschi di Latte

food isn't only the means for a festive occasion, it is the occasion itself. That is what the food collective Arabeschi di Latte firmly believes. Being Italian these four amazing ladies from Florence know all about the importance of food as a social component. Sandra Pfeifer reports for Quality (print edition only).

October 2011 / Hamburg / Portrait: sports photographer Thomas Eibenberger

A portrait of the Hamburg based typographer Thomas Eibenberger who is renowned to be an excellent sports photographer. By Hannah Bauhoff.

October 2011 / Hamburg / Stand-Up-Paddeling

Discovering the city through Stand-up-Paddling is the latest kick for adventure tourists - risks included. Hannah Bauhoff joins a tour around the Hamburg waterfront. Published in Quality.

October 2011 / Helsinki / Preview: World Design Capital

A visit to Helsinki shows that the World Design Capital is all about design and execution. Hannah Bauhoff reports for ART INVESTOR.

October 2011 / New York / Nadja Swarovski

Collaborations with talented designers are the key for Nadja Swarovski to implement her vision of the crystal empire with the appropriate feel for the current zeitgeist. In an interview with Sandra Pfeifer for AUSTRIANFASHION.NET at the Swarovski HQ in New York she talks about the importance of supporting (young) designers and what innovation entails for a 116 year old family business.

September 2011 / Hamburg / A Portrait: Thái Công Quách

Hannah Bauhoff reports for Manager Magazine about interior designer Thái Công Quách. Purists may feel a little offended about the spaces he has laid his hands on as they are cluttered with many objects of many styles sporting gold, glamour and oppulence. However his bold approach is staged in an absolute masterly manner and the interior proves to be just incredibly comfortable.

September 2011 / Boston / Jonathan Olivares about office chairs

The designer Jonthan Olivares talks in the interview with Hannah Bauhoff about his research in office chairs and his work. Published on

September 2011 / London / London Design Festival

London, Vienna, Beijing – at the moment there is one design week after the other. As London is still considered a design metropolis, it is worth visiting the city on this occasion. Even if the trade fair "100% Design" is becoming increasingly irrelevant, the fringe events in the city were once again impressive. A review by Katharina Horstmann

September 2011 / Switzerland / Portrait: Florian Hauswirth

Florian Hauswirth worked as a model builder in the development department of the furniture company Vitra in Birsfelden Switzerland. He realised prototypes and design models for the designers Jasper Morrison, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Alberto Meda, Antonio Citterio or Philippe Starck. Then he decided to become a designer himself. Today Hauswirth is one of only a few young Swiss designers getting worldwide attention. Katharina Altemeier potrayed him in the current issue of Swiss architecture magazine TEC21.

September 2011 / Berlin / Kinect Hacks

From hack to product innovation: Micrsosoft's kinect controller exemplifies today's product cycle of games and gadgets. Verena Dauerer reports for German ZEIT Online.

September 2011 / New York / Fuller and Noguchi: story of a friendship - domus

Shoji Sadao, former director of the Noguchi Museum, relates the dynamics of a friendship based on shared fascination with technology and the possibility of a utopian world. An interview by Sandra Pfeifer for domus.

August 2011 / Vienna / What’s the trick to become famous?

How does a young design talent become a fashion designer of international acclaim – and stay one? This is the question Hannah Bauhoff put to the founders of Unit-F who have been supporting Austria’s fashion designers for ten years. Published in QUALITY 17.

August 2011 / New York / Audi Urban Future Summit

A brief report written in the Design Report from Hannah Bauhoff about the Audi Urban Future Summit in New York.

August 2011 / Rostock / The Message from Kitchen Guerilla

Excellent food at special locations, that´s kitchen Guerilla. This time round talented amateur chefs Olaf Deharde and Koral Elci take on the inner city of Rostock to serve delicious fish and chips with a very special message. Hannah Bauhoff reports for QUALITY

August 2011 / New Yrok / News from Neil Dinar

The mondane flat on the 12 th florr oft the HL 23, a wonderful building oft he architect Neil Dinari, has a great view on East Manhattan and the Hudson River. Also the inhabitants

August 2011 / Amsterdam / Eating Designer

She calls herself “eating designer”, others would name it Food Design. Hannah Bauhoff about the Dutch designer Marije Vogelsang and culinary events. Published in QUALITY.

August 2011 / New York / Less is more

It is the beginning of a significant cultural revolution in the US: some companies are starting to reduce packaging and pioneering in the production of eco-plastics. Sandra Pfeifer reports for the Standard on why in future less will be more.

August 2011 / Basel / Opening Depot Basel

In the former grain elevator of the „Basel Lagerhaus
Gesellschaft“ (BLG), in an area called Erlenmatt - one of the last development areas in Basel, arises a project with the name DEPOT BASEL. DEPOT BASEL is a place for contemporary design considering design as a craft, where an understanding of materials, processes and users behavior makes a connection. The opening of DEPOT BASEL and the presentation of the in-house infrastructure are on Saturday, 27th August 2011 and runs until Sunday, 4th September 2011. As a member of the DEPOT BASEL Team DJ Katharina Altemeier will be present.

August 2011 / San Francisco / Bjork's iPad album on Zeit Online

Bjork's new album Biophilia is being released as series of iPad applications. Media artist and programmer Scott Snibbe tells German Zeit Online how he brought her concept to life. By Verena Dauerer

July 2011 / Hamburg / Cooler cycling – about the e-bike made by Hadi Teherani

Cycling is a sweat-inducing matter. Anyone who, freshly showered and perfectly styled, has cruised on a mountain bike or racer through the city has a problem once setting foot in the office: while pedalling to the workplace, his or her suit or blouse have mutated to a sticky piece of cloth. With a nifty and flexible transportation mode, the morning freshness remains – no matter how long the commute. In Quality Magazine, Hannah Bauhoff reports on the e-bike by Hadi Teherani.

July 2011 / New York / 1.6 kilometres urban wilderness

The second part of the High Line Park located on Meatpacking District in Manhattan is open now. Hannah Bauhoff was for Quality Magazine on the site.

July 2011 / Hamburg / Arts & Graphs - data visualization

You don't need to be a programmer anymore to visualize data. For German PAGE magazine Verena Dauerer presents interesting new projects and shows easy-to-use data visualization tools.

July 2011 / Munich /

BMW's Chief of Marketing on the challenges of megacities
BMW turns to urban planning. The mobile „BMW Guggenheim Lab“ researchs the challenges of megacities on location. BMW's Chief of Marketing Uwe Ellinghaus talks in an interview with Hannah Bauhoff about the cost-benefit ratio of supporting cultural projects and the brands' goals outside of automotive engineering.

Text in German only.

June 2011 / Museum für Gestaltung Zurich / François Berthoud

Swiss-born François Berthoud is numbered amongst the outstanding fashion illustrators of our time. His first one-man show in a museum presents his work in a field of tension between fashion, accessories and a subtle eroticism. A report for the Swiss radio station DRS2 by Katharina Altemeier:

June 2011 / Basel / Design Miami Basel

Pushing further ahead: The sixth edition of Design Miami Basel lead by fair president Marianne Goebl closed with a new turnover record. The fact that a mobile architecture for war refugees became symbolic for highly priced collectors' items, exceeded the boundaries of taste. Norman Kietzmann reports for the online magazine Designlines.

June 2011 / Berlin-Milan-Munich / Paola Antonelli and Florian Hufnagl

Design is a club. And not just anybody can join. The success of products and designers is not only decided by customers, producers and critics. Last but not least it is the curators of major design museums, who can affect a designer‘s lasting career by adding a product to their collections. But what makes the powerful within design tick? And by what criteria do they select new products? Norman Kietzmann interviewed the two most important curators of design: Paola Antonelli, Chief Curator of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Florian Hufnagl, head of the Neue Sammlung in Munich. Read about it in the 11-04 issue of Pure magazine.

June 2011 / Milan / Green Oases

Garden furniture is currently on high demand. It should be convenient and comfortable as well as bring a touch of high-tech to the lawn. For Pure magazine Norman Kietzmann compiled the most important garden models of the summer. The contribution is accompanied by an interview with Konstantin Grcic, in which the Munich designer doesn‘t reveal himself as a sunbather, but instead as a passionate surfer and climber.

June 2011 / Venice / The 54th Venice Biennale of Art

Skulls, clocks and transcendental spaces: The 54th Venice Biennale of Art makes the subject of transience the focal point lead by Swiss curator Bice Curiger. Norman Kietzmann reported for BauNetz and interviewed Tobias Rehberger, winner of the Golden Lion in 2009, and the Belgian artist Jan Fabre, who with his installation "Pietas", brought the theme of this Biennale full circle.

Review of the 54th Venice Biennale:

Video interview with Jan Fabre:

June 2011 / Milan / Portrait Agnete Enga

Agnete Enga knows what women want. The deputy director at the New York agency "Smart Design" is a pioneer in the field of gender issues in design and leads companies with a feminine concept to rapid growth. Norman Kietzmann portrayed the Norwegian-born for the Swiss economy magazine „Women in Business“.

June 2011 / Basel / Art Exhibition Review: Museum Tinguely – Car Fetish

The car is an object with its own aesthetics and has fascinated artists for 125 years. An art exhibition worth seeing at the Tinguely Museum in Basel gives a critical historical review. And there is a real drive-in cinema, too.

June 2011 / Basel / Marianne Goebl – interview with the new director of Design Miami/ Basel

Furniture market for wealthy collectors: The design fair Design Miami/ Basel, running parallel to the Art Basel, attracts collectors and dealers from all over the world to Switzerland. The new director Marianne Goebl explains in an interview with Hannah Bauhoff for the German Manager Magazin, why the fair builds and demolishes a house for refugees every day and why it is worth to invest in design.

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June 2011 / Hamburg / H.O.M.E. City Guide Hamburg

In the current issue of H.O.M.E. magazine Hannah Bauhoff published City Guide Hamburg, presenting several highlights outside the common tourist routes of the Green Capital 2011.

June 2011 / Tokyo / Street artist JR's global Inside Out project

French street artist JR is known for his oversized photo portraits in Brazilian favelas or on the wall in Palestine. Recently he came to Tokyo to rally for his Inside Our project, a large-scale participatory project funded by TED talks. Verena Dauerer reports for Japan Times.

June 2011 / Berlin / DMY International Design Festival

Originals, copies, processes: "Copy/Culture" formed one of the focal points at this year's DMY Berlin. Luckily, there was more to see than just copies, namely a great deal of products, prototypes and designs, too. A review by Katharina Horstmann

June 2011 / Berlin / Outdoor - Designreport

Let’s go outdoors. Tanja Pabelick has brought together the latest in furniture and objects for the current issue of Designreport. Read more online on

May 2011 / Bretton Woods / Resort Mount Washington

Rough mountains, shady woods with refreshing waterfalls and a golf course situated on historically important ground. Those who turn their back on large sticky cities will find sweet leisure in the Grand Hotel Mount Washington Resort in the US state of New Hampshire – thinks Hannah Bauhoff.

Published online

May 2011 / Paris / La Gaîté Lyrique - a new museum about digital arts and culture

Newly opened museum in Paris, La Gaîté Lyrique, features digital arts and culture. For English-German mb! magazine Verena Dauerer talked to its artistic director, Jérôme Delormas, and visual artist Matt Pyke of design studio Universal Everything.

May 2011 / Milan / Diamonds on the drawing board

Milan in Gio Ponti fever: on occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Pirelli skyscraper two exhibitions show the work of the Italian architect, designer, artist and publisher in the Lombard capital. Norman Kietzmann followed the tracks of Ponti's work.

May 2011 / Milan-London / Maarten Baas and Amanda Levete

For the May issue of Deutsch magazine Norman Kietzmann spoke with Dutch designer Maarten Baas about musical furniture, virtual clocks and his possible future as a filmmaker. London architect Amanda Levete meanwhile made a courageous statement: With her organic structures she wants to bring no less than the underworld to light.

May 2011 / Milan / Piero Lissoni and Ross Lovegrove

For the current issue of Pure magazine Norman Kietzmann portrayed Milanese architect and designer Piero Lissoni, talking to him about his work as an art director and decision maker of the Italian design scene. That innovation can be found beneath our feet demonstrates a report about the rediscovery of laminate and carpet tiles. In an interview, which accompanies the article, London designer Ross Lovegrove is predicting a holographic future of the flooring.

May 2011 / Milan / New Sound in a City

To get from A to B without searching for a parking space, using public transport or generating pollution – until now there was only one remaining possibility for individual mobility: the bicycle. A new concept by Mini shows another alternative: Hannah Bauhoff has seen the e scooter concept in Milan – and has written about it in the new issue of Quality Magazine. The text is available in German only.

May 2011 / New York / Interview with Audi board member Peter Schwarzenbauer

Audi has developed an interest in urban planning. The Audi Urban Future Award was awarded in 2010, now the corporation organized an exhibition in New York on ideas for mobility and urbanism in the future. Audi board member Peter Schwarzenbauer explains in an interview with Hannah Bauhoff, why cars will adapt to the city – and what this means for Audi. Published in Manager Magazine Online. The text is available in German only.

May 2011 / Berlin / MADE: Captured – A Homage to Light and Air

On Thursday, May 5, the interdisciplinary art space MADE unveiled a new installation entitled “Captured – A Homage to Air and Light”, designed by graphic designer Sven Völker and machine artist Nils Völker. Katharina Horstmann has visited the exhibition which plays with the perception of the auditorium, bringing different intangible elements together.

April 2011 / Tokyo / Cultural institutions in Japan after the earthquake

To what extent have cultural institutions and museums in Japan been affected by the aftermath of the earthquake in March, and how do they efficiently make use of services such as twitter and online portals to spread information and help the recovery? Verena Dauerer reports for Swedish Spana magazine.

April 2011 / Milan / Cruising in the living room

Couch Potatoes fasten your seatbelts: The News of the 50th Milan Furniture Fair combines stylish comfort with technology borrowed from the automotive sector. Norman Kietzmann discovered the liaison between the asphalt and living room for the Magazine Classic Driver.

April 2011 / Milan / Interview Konstantin Grcic

Konstantin Grcic was omnipresent at the Milan Furniture Fair. Norman Kietzmann met the designer in Milan and talked to him about rotating garden chairs, accelerated armchairs and more sense in the production.

April 2011 / Berlin / H.O.M.E. City Guide Verona

In the current issue of H.O.M.E. magazine Katharina Horstmann published City Guide Verona, presenting several highlights outside the common tourist routes of the most famous town of literary history.

April 2011 / Milan / Salone Internazionale del Mobile + Euroluce

This year it was time to celebrate: Milan’s furniture trade fair, Salone del Mobile, was turning 50. Katharina Horstmann, Norman Kietzmann and Tanja Pabelick have been on site and report on Designlines about their discoveries.

April 2011 / Hamburg / Of kitchen pirates and cooking guerrillas

For great cooking events with a lots of friends you need space, but in normal sized flats there is not enough. Hannah Bauhoff knows the solution to this problem, to be read online at

Text is only in German available – sorry.

April 2011 / Berlin / mb! New online magazine about design, aesthetics and lifestyle

Verena Dauerer is editor of a new English-German online magazine, mb!, about international design, aesthetics and lifestyle. One of the launching topics is an interview with paper artist Lauren Clay:


March 2011 / Hamburg / Exhibition „les bons moments“ – curated by Hannah Bauhoff

In the Hamburg rooms of the ZEIT, one can still see an exhibition until 24 April, curated by Hannah Bauhoff. The exhibition is in memory of her friend and illustrator, Annabelle Schmidtsdorff, who passed away suddenly. The Designjournalist has put together her illustrations, collages and objects and called it „les bons moments“. The exhibit catalogue is out of stock, but you can request a pdf directly from Hannah Bauhoff.

March 2011 / Frankfurt / Ecology 2.0

Be it ecological footprint, “Factor Four”, “ecological rucksack” or eco-efficiency à la “cradle to cradle”, today the assessment criteria for
an environmentally-friendly life and production are more varied than ever and sound meaningful. However, it has not yet been settled which set of criteria is the ultimate manual for a sustainable lifestyle – and neither
is it an easy call, writes Hannah Bauhoff in the current issue of OUTLOOK magazine, published by Messe Frankfurt.

March 2011 / Singapore / Designers in Singapore

Designers in Singapore expand throughout Asia and work in many fields. Verena Dauerer reports for German PAGE magazine.

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March 2011 / Berlin / H.O.M.E. Architects

They do not only design buildings, they sail, sketch, create stage settings or furniture. Some Architects are truly universal geniuses. Tanja Pabelick interviewed six of them for the current issue of H.O.M.E. magazine, such as Zaha Hadid, Ben van Berkel or Piero Lissoni.

February 2011 / Tokyo / trend report for Heartbeats agency from Stockholm

What are the recent trends and movements in Tokyo? Verena Dauerer gives a rough survey for sound branding agency Heartbeats from Stockholm.

January 2011 / Tokyo / Japanese programmers experiment with Microsoft's kinect

Since its launch — and its subsequent hack — in November 2010, Microsoft's kinect XBOX has become the object for experimentation for programmers worldwide. Verena Dauerer reports for Japan Times about the Japanese hacker community and their projects.

January 2011 / Tokyo / Guerilla Knitting in Japan

Guerilla Knitting has finally reached Japan: knitting activist take over trams and park benches to beautify their environment with knitted objects. Verena Dauerer reports for Japan Times.

January 2011 / Cologne / International Furniture Fair – imm cologne

The Cologne Furniture Fair has armed itself, trying to compete again with the international furniture fair locations of Paris and Milan. Our question: Will their fair concept work? To find answers to this, the Designjournalists will be bustling through the fair, along the passages and exclusive events, which attract insiders to the Rhine area already two days before the official opening.

December 2010 / Hamburg / Designers of the GDR on ZEIT online

Following many years of research on GDR Design, the first results can be seen at last. On the internet site you can see exhibits as well as read and listen to excerpts from the two-hour interviews with eight designers of the GDR. Hannah Bauhoff initiated the project three years ago and implemented it in November in cooperation with the design collective, the foundation for Industry and Culture as well as the House of History in Bonn. It has already received recognition from prestigious media as shown in the ZEIT article.

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December 2010 / Berlin / H.O.M.E. City Guide Cologne

For the current issue of H.O.M.E. magazine Katja Neumann wrote the City Guide Cologne, presenting several highlights of the upcoming international furniture fair imm in January and introducing a number of Cologne-based designers in short interviews. The H.O.M.E. City Guide Cologne will be published in seven countries.

December 2010 / Duisburg / Spoonfork 38 - The Christmas Issue

On the 1st of December the 38th issue of Spoonfork Online Magazine for Design and Music went online presented by Katja Neumann and Bashar Farhat. This year’s Christmas issue comes with an advent calendar, digital pyrotechnics that will explode per click and an exclusive animation movie illustrated by Jojo Ensslin, Duesseldorf.

November 2010 / Singapore / DIY design scene in Singapore

A group of Singaporean creatives took matters in their own hands and turned a former school into a centre for the arts. This month, Old School is having its third anniversary. Verena Dauerer reports for English-Swedish SPANA magazine.

October 2010 / Cologne / Orgatec 2010

The new office is the living room: International designers show their ideas for the modern office at the Orgatec fair. The separation between living and working seems to have faded – Hannah Bauhoff was in Cologne for ZEIT Online.

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October 2010 / Milan / INTERNI – Annual Bagno

They shaped the modern image of Brazil and were shaped by it: Athos Bulcão as a designer of graphic ceramic reliefs, Roberto Burle Marx as a landscaper of chromatic tropical gardens, and Cândido Portinari as an author of surreal mural paintings. Il Brasile in Superficie – Brazil in Surface: A report by Katharina Horstmann

September 2010 / Zurich / Le Corbusier as seen by René Burri

Magnum photographer René Burri concerned himself intensively with the work and character of Le Corbusier. Museum für Gestaltung Zürich was recently able to acquire over a hundred valuable vintage prints – including numerous photo icons – from Burri’s Le Corbusier portfolio. This impressing treasure forms the core of the exhibition shown at Museum Bellerive. A review by Katharina Altemeier can be found in Bauwelt 36/2010.

August 2010 / Zurich / Make up - Designing Surfaces

The exhibition "Make Up" at Zurich's museum of design celebrates the appeal of the surface and draws on all fields of design. It shows textures of design classics in the context of current coating techniques and tells an inspiring story of the surface of objects from our everyday world. A radio report by Katharina Altemeier.

August 2010 / Hong Kong / report: the upcoming arts in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is both known as a global centre of finance and the place where the world’s largest auction houses sell most of their fine arts. Only, what is the situation for emerging artists and spaces for low-brow art? Verena Dauerer reports for English-Swedish SPANA Magazine.

August 2010 / Duisburg / Spoonfork 36 is online

Spoonfork No. 36 – the online magazine for design and music – is celebrating its 5th Anniversary. The award-winning magazine features a selfmade animated film, the New Yorker Streetartist WK interact, photographer Frank Kunert, who shows his surreal miniature worlds, and interactive congratulations from their readers.

July 2010 / Tokyo, Japan / 'BioArt' report in Japan Times

Making 'BioArt' a cultural practice and the art of biohacking — the Japanese-Austrian artist duo Shiho Fukuhara and Georg Tremmel from Tokyo reverse-engineered an already cloned flower by Japanese Suntory Flowers. Verena Dauerer reports for Japan Times print and online.

July 2010 / Berlin, Germany / All about scenography: a portrait of Chezweitz & Roseapple

All about scenography — a portrait of the Berlin-based bureau Chezweitz & Roseapple and their peculiar approach to exhibition design, namely their concept for the Bauhaus retrospective at Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, from last year. Verena Dauerer reports for English-Swedish SPANA Magazine.

July 2010 / Paris / Interview François Roche – R&Sie(n) Architects

The buildings designed by R&Sie(n) have many facets – but not always facades. At times they are as light as textile, lend multi-storey car parks sweeping, dynamic lines or assume the strange proportions of a bacterium enlarged millions of times under an electron microscope. Is this all chance? Not exactly. Indeed, the architecture that François Roche and Stéphanie Lavaux have been producing in their Paris studio for more than 20 years now turns out to be an intelligent combination of local resources and highly-developed technology. Norman Kietzmann met François Roche in Paris and talked with him about buildings as fiction, new territories and prickly aliens in the Swiss mountains.

July 2010 / Zurich / Charlotte Perriand Show

The current show at the Design Museum in Zurich proves: Charlotte Perriand (1903–1999) was one of the most innovative interior and furniture designers of the 20th century. She did not only strive towards a change in forms but also towards an improvement in social conditions.

Katharina Altemeier produced her first web tv piece about the show. You can watch it on the website of the German design magazine form:

July 2010 / Dortmund / Heimatdesign Magazine

“Designers illustrate home” is the title of the article Katja Neumann wrote for the summer issue of Heimatdesign magazine.

June 2010 / Limoges / Opening at Bernadaud, the French Porcelain manufacturer

"Un peu de terre sur la peau" is the title of the wonderful exhibition of the exclusive French porcelain manufacturer Berndaud that opened on June 15th in the French city Limoges. Hannah Bauhoff has seen how beautiful “plain earth” can look on skin during the opening. She recommends: visit until October 16th the Foundation Berndadaud in 27, avenue Albert Thomas, Limoges and have a look at the beautiful designs.

June 2010 / Basel / Design Miami Basel 2010

This years Design Miami Basel was bigger and much more exciting than in 2009. Katharina Altemeier reviewed the design event on

June 2010 / Duisburg / Spoonfork

Katja Neumann published a new issue of Spoonfork Online Magazine. Young Design, new music, the European festivals 2010 and some funny gimmicks all around the football world cup.

June 2010 / Duisburg / Plugged Magazine

Young design on ten pages: Katja Neumann published fresh projects made by students in the current issue of plugged – magazine for digital lifestyle.

June 2010 / Domaine de Boisbuchet / Opening in the Castle

In the castle the exhibition “Luminous Times – Lighting Design through the 20th century” which shows the lampcellection of Alexander von Vegesack, director of the Vitra Design Museum will open on June, 12th. Paralell to this show an exhibition of the Cité de l’Architecture & du Patrimoine and the Institut Français d’Architecture (IFA) called “Global Award for Sustainable Architecture 2007 – 2010” will be temporary exhibited. Hannah Bauhoff and her team have organsied both exhibition

May 2010 / London / A fax with a cause at KesselsKramer KK Outlet

To protest against the tight Brazilian import/export laws for art, Autista group held a simultaneous event. Verena Dauerer reports for Swedish-English SPANA.

May 2010 / Basel / Retrospective on Basquiat at Fondation Beyeler

The art of Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) possesses the same intensity and energy that marked his brief life. In the course of only eight years he succeeded in creating an extensive oeuvre and introducing new figurative and expressive elements in contemporary art. On the occasion of his fiftieth birthday, the Fondation Beyeler is devoting the first large exhibition ever held in Europe to this outstanding American painter. A radio review by Katharina Altemeier:

May 2010 / Berlin / Visting Erich John, designer of the

He was one of the first four official designers in East Germany – and one of the most successful. Erich John has designed the typewriter “Erika” as well as the shaver “Bebo Sher”. But his most well known object is the famous World Time Clock, a continually rotating installation that shows the time across the globe on the Alexander Platz in Berlin’s central district. Hannah Bauhoff has visited the designer in his private house for an interview.

May 2010 / Berlin / Newcomer Llot Llov

Many young designers are living and working in Berlin. From time to time we visit the newcomers. This month Tanja Pabelick, Katharina Horstmann and Hannah Bauhoff have visited the Showroom of Llot Love in Berlin’s central district.

May 2010 / Wolfsburg / James Turell

Evreybody who is plannning a trip to Wolfsburg has the chance to visit the "The Wolfsburg Project" of James Turell. The exhibition is extended until October, 3rd. Hannah Bauhoff recommends: Go and see it!

May 2010 / Wolfsburg / Opening of the exhibition about Rudolf Steiner

Last Wednesday there was the opening of the new exhibition of Vitra Design Museum – not in Weil am Rhein, but in Wolfsburg. Hannah Bauhoff was there and visited "Rudolf Steiner - Alchemy of the Everyday".

April 2010 / Duisburg / Spoonfork Online Magazine

Katja Neumann published a new issue of Spoonfork Online Magazine. No. 34 shows a springlike collection of fresh design and new music as well as virtual landscape gardening and bumble-bees.

April 2010 / Hamburg / Department Design at HAW-University

“Stilvorlagen” is the title of the lecture series on contemporary graphic design happening every year at the department design of the University of Hamburg. Hannah Bauhoff gave a speech at Wartenau 15 in Hamburg on what public relations for this special cultural event could look like.

April 2010 / Frankfurt / Main / World’s leading trade fair Light+Building

Sunday lights came on at the World’s biggest trade fair for light architecture and technologies. Katja Neumann and Hannah Bauhoff were on the site.

April 2010 / Hamburg / Article about Light+Building

Hannah Bauhoff covers the world’s leading trade fair for Architecture and Technology "Light+Building" for the German Magazine "DIE ZEIT".

April 2010 / Frankfurt am Main / Special issue “Light+Building”

Katja Neumann and Hannah Bauhoff wrote the cover story for the special issue “Light+Building” for "form magazine". The topic: Branding with lights by architecture. The article is available in English and German in the print issue and on

April 2010 / Milan / Salone Internazionale del Mobile

From April 14 till 19 Designjournalists will be in Milan, visiting both the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and the many fringe events across the city. Meet us!

April 2010 / Milan / Unexpected Guests

“Unexpected Guests – Yesterday’s Houses, Today’s Design” is just one of the many fringe events of this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile. In its run-up Katharina Horstmann and Norman Kietzmann have already seen the exhibition, organized by trade fair organizer Cosmit and the City of Milan, for which the Italian curator Beppe Finessi staged over 200 contemporary design objects in four historical villas.

April 2010 / Frankfurt, Germany / TV Towers at DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum

What can simple tourist souvenirs tell us about society – the TV Towers exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany, sheds light on the political and societal basis architecture is built on. Verena Dauerer reports for Swedish-English Spana magazine.


March 2010 / Hamburg / Awarding the LeadAwards-prize 2010

1300 internationally recognized personalities from publishing houses, advertising and industry came to the Deichtorhallen on March, 25th. Hannah Bauhoff was among them, also willing to know who will get one of the coveted trophies.

March 2010 / Hamburg / Connections by LE BOOK

The networking platform for artbuyers, photographers and agencies was for the first time in Hamburg. Verena Dauerer and Hannah Bauhoff were on the site.

March 2010 / Weil am Rhein / Opening of the exhibition

Mathias Schwartz-Claus, Curator of the Vitra Design Museum tackled one of the most difficult topics in contemporary design discussions. With his recently opened exhibition he tries to answer the main question. Hannah Bauhoff was in Weil for the opening.

March 2010 / Zurich / Poster Exhibition

Mountains, watches and banks stand for the typical Swiss values such as naturalness, tradition and quality. The current poster exhibition "Paradise Switzerland" at the Museum für Gestaltung in Zurich examines the myth of Switzerland and brings together distinctive examples of advertising from 1900 until today. Katharina Altemeier reviewed the show in the daily radio feuilleton kulturWelt on Bayern 2.

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March 2010 / Hamburg / Good from the off

The Hamburger Kunstverein bursts at the seams because on March the 5th, it was awarded the honorary degree for independent magazines called “Gute-Seiten-Award”. Hannah visited this event.

February 2010 / Milan / Neil Barrett

As the creative director of Prada menswear Neil Barrett becomes the inventor of minimalist men's clothing during the nineties. At the peak of his success he starts his own company in 1999 and continues his preference of slim precise silhouettes. Norman Kietzmann met Neil Barrett in his studio in Milan and spoke with him about wardrobes full of uniforms, corporate self-determination and the return to his roots.

February 2010 / London-Berlin / BarberOsgerby

London-based design duo BarberOsgerby speaks with Katharina Horstmann about their early years in furniture design, the reason to have two separate offices in London, and the possibilities of limited edition pieces.

February 2010 / Barcelona / Mobile World Congress 2010

Norman Kietzmann visited the world's leading trade fair for mobile technology and communication. Although Apple did not attend the event, the company affected most of their competitors' novelties.

February 2010 / Duisburg-Berlin / High-Tech-Chic

"High-Tech-Chic“ is the title of an article, Katja Neumann wrote for Designlines about the new trend of how LED Technology finds its way into fashion industry.

February 2010 / Paris / Twiller

Do you know what a twiller is? No? Close your knowledge gap and read on PAGE online about the „KATE TOUCH“.

February 2010 / Weil am Rhein / Press conference for the opening of the Vitra House

It’s done: On February 22 the new Vitra-House on the Vitra-Campus opened. Hannah Bauhoff and Norman Kietzmann visited this new design by architects Herzog & de Meuron.

February 2010 / Duisburg / Spoonfork Online Magazine

Together with web designer Bashar Farhat Katja Neumann published a new issue of online magazine Spoonfork. The editorial focus of No. 33 lies on “hands”, presenting for example the detailed paperwork by Russian illustrator Yulia Brodskaya as well as a portrait of Studio Cinco from Argentina who develops hand-made design according to the “slow movement“.

January 2010 / Berlin–Hamburg / de Sede

Now it’s official: Supported by Norman Kietzmann, Katharina Horstmann and Hannah Bauhoff implemented linguistically the repositioning of de Sede. Find out more in “Nouvelle N° 1”, designed by Meiré + Meiré.

January 2010 / Cologne / imm cologne

From January 18 till 20 Designjournalists will be in Cologne, visting both the imm cologne and the „Passagen“ events in the city. Meet us!

December 2009 / Clear 34, USA / Maarten Baas

Maarten Baas belongs to a select group of young designers who have refused the modernist role of the designer as a problemsolver in favor of self-expression. At 31, the alumnus of The Design Academy in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, is the youngest designer receiving the Designer of the Year Award, initiated by Design Miami/, December’s limited edition design fair. Katharina Horstmann met Maarten Baas in London where they spoke about his success, his time as a student in Eindhoven and what he likes about performances in design.

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