What makes the MCBW 2016 so special? Patrick Märki, Creative Director of KMS TEAM, told us in an interview.


1. Design is meant to create distinctive product and brand worlds – that’s what you associate with the MCBW 2016’s main theme: Design Connects Visions For Economy. Could you explain this further? If you want to enjoy a high market … Continue reading

Christian Cartsburg, head of BMW Brand Stores and Cooperation, told us what the MCBW 2016 visitors can look forward to.


1. How well can you identify with the MCBW 2016 theme “Design Connects Visions For Economy”? As automobile manufacturers, we can identify very well with this theme. I interpret it like this: design opens up the possibility of visualising very … Continue reading

East and West: USA at the Neues Museum für Kunst und Design in Nuremberg


Would you like to visit a museum again? Now is the perfect time: since 20th November the Neues Museum für Kunst und Design on Klarissenplatz, Nuremberg is hosting the “East and West: USA” exhibition. Every quarter, the cooperation between The … Continue reading

The Munich Fashion Award and the MCBW 2016

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The jury for the Munich Fashion Award, presented by the Bavarian state capital Munich, is complete. The prize will be awarded during the Munich Creative Business Week (MCBW) 2016, Germany’s largest design event for creative professionals and clients. Read on … Continue reading

Today, Thomas Bade, managing director of iF UNIVERSAL DESIGN, explains to us why design is the ideal mediator between technology and everyday life.


1. How do you define good design? Aesthetics and functionality, technology, sustainability and meaningfulness fitting together seamlessly – that’s what I consider to be “good design”. 2. Is design a suitable mediator between technology and everyday life and if so, … Continue reading

Sabine Sauber from Design Offices answers four questions for us and explains what makes an inspiring work space.

Sabine Sauber from Design Offices answers four questions for us and explains what makes an inspiring work space.

1. Could you please describe your company in five sentences? Design Offices is a young company, which offers perfect work spaces tailored to the requirements of today’s working life. We are situated in eight locations all over Germany. Intelligent meeting … Continue reading

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Konstantin Grcic at the Neue Sammlung


The exhibition of internationally renowned, Munich-based designer Konstantin Grcic is open from 12th November 2015 until 19th September 2016 at the Pinakothek der Moderne and is dedicated to three overarching thematic units. The Neue Sammlung will present designs from the … Continue reading

A feast for the ears: Are high-pitched tones sweet and low ones bitter?


Why do sounds contribute significantly to our taste experience? Josef – Seppo – Gründler will provide answers in today’s blog post. He is a sound designer, composer and director of the media and communications institute at the Fachhochschule Joanneum Graz. … Continue reading

These are our media partners for the MCBW 2016

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For the fifth time, national and international designers, architects, creative minds and companies get together at the Munich Creative Business Week to connect technology and design, products and users as well as countries and cultures across all borders. This diversity … Continue reading

Denis Bartelt, CEO and co-founder Startnext, told us why it is sometimes worth being daring


Startnext is the largest crowd funding community for creative minds and social entrepreneurs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In 2016, Startnext will become a MCBW START UP partner and offer a workshop on crowd funding. Denis Bartelt, CEO and co-founder, … Continue reading