bayern design: Co-founder of World Design Weeks Network

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Looking at social design in the Netherlands for inspiration and following an invitation from the Dutch government, Dr Silke Claus, chief executive of bayern design, visited Dutch Design Week as well as the most important creative hot spots in Eindhoven, … Continue reading

Smart gadgets at their best: fashion of tomorrow – we will design the world of our dreams!

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As early as 1985, Michael J. Fox aka Marty McFly in “Back to the Future” did no longer have to tie his own shoelaces – those of us being unable to travel in time, however, had to wait another 30 … Continue reading

Brands today – between courtesy and opposition

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A guest post by Boris Kochan on the topic of SMART BRANDS “And Madonna does not sing in Bavarian to please Bavarians,” said Reinhard Springer of Springer & Jacoby around the turn of the millennium as he explained to what … Continue reading

MCBW 2017: DESIGN LA RÉVOLUTION! DESIGN CONNECTS – THE SMART REVOLUTION

MCBW 2017: DESIGN LA RÉVOLUTION! DESIGN CONNECTS – THE SMART REVOLUTION

On 1st June, it was that time again: at the kick-off event at the Pinakothek der Moderne more than 130 participants – old and new partners, journalists, design-interested people and MCBW-fans – saw how the sixth munich creative business week … Continue reading

What are you working on? New social design projects made in Munich

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With its series “What are you working on?,” the PLATFORM project introduced the creators of new ideas and current projects dealing with universal and social design. In short speeches, participants illustrated details and the bigger picture by providing exciting insight … Continue reading

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In cooperation with renowned interior brands, Glas Trösch operated the designerwerkschau showroom at Fruchthof München. Architects, contractors and planners were provided with targeted information on interior design related topics and had the opportunity to discover new products and topics. Since … Continue reading

A Super Power in Furniture – Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic

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Glimpse into the furniture-making history of Czechoslovakia – a state that always ranked among the best-recognised manufacturers of furniture in all of Europe throughout the 20th Century. Here, the tradition of bentwood furniture making was developed; products made of metal … Continue reading