Close up picture of the Interior Hoch 2 special edition Stand-up Candle Holder by ZWEI Design on the Vitra Metal Side Table next to the Thonet 209 Bent wood chair. By ZWEI Design.

Light wood, ceramic and foraged flower arrangements

This blog post is dedicated to a brief history of time. Looking back on how my love for foraged flowers, an 30-Year-old Thonet 209 chair and 6 Years of marriage all came together at one point. Michal and I celebrated our 6 year anniversary on September the 8th. Celebrating our anniversary is something Michael and I have not been the best at. Our last 5 Anniversaries where, how can I put this…. somewhat “non-existing.” …

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Talking to Studio from Scratch | Industrial design from Switzerland

Hello Patrik, Thank you for taking the time to tell us a little bit about your industrial design studio, you co-found together with your colleagues Roger, Stefanie and Marco in the lovely Swiss village Männedorf. Les's kick this off with a Quick introduction and some info that describe your team best! We are four industrial designers who ventured into making our own products. Ultimately this is a designer's (or ours anyways) ultimate goal: To...

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ZWEI Design Living Room B-A-L Table

ZWEI Home Collection | The B-A-L Table

The Break-A-Leg Occasional Table The break a leg (or B-A-L for short) Table is one of the most expressive designs in the ZWEI Home Collection. While searching for a suitable side table on which we could place our AC Globe Lamp, Michael and I decided, to design a table that reflected the shape and material language of their table lamp.     The Design We used the same 8 cm diameter found in the wooden base...

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“without roughness, there would be no elegance” Interview with Parkerworks Part 3

This is the final part of our lovely interview with Elisabeth Parker the founder of PARKERWORKS. In the previous two blog-posts (click here for part one and two), we talked with Elisabeth about her background, her journeys around the world and her love for creating objects the "old fashion" way! In this final part, we asked Elisabeth a view question about her thoughts on design and how she sees her objects interact with...

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“without roughness, there would be no elegance” Interview with Elisabeth Parker Part 1

Meet Elisabeth Parker from PARKERWORKS   I stumbled across Elisabeth's work a few months ago and truly fell in love with her rough and sculptural surface work! Elisabeth has a very strong and unique design voice, I immediately wanted to know more about!  Boldly, I asked her if she would be willing to do an interview with me and tell me more about herself and her work! Happily, she said yes! The...

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After a week at our ZWEI Design pop-up studio

It already has been a week at our ZWEI Design pop-up studio! I still can't believe we made it! We are in our ZWEI Design pop-up studio and are loving it!     Michael and I officially started ZWEI Design in March this year! The past year has been a constant effort of building up a company. Ensuring we obey all German regulations and laws, getting our name out there into the design world, finding...

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Opening our first ZWEI Design pop-up studio

https://youtu.be/QT2ER9U-cOA Design, on display Im Rebacker 11, D-79591 Eimeldingen Its been a little bit over a year since Michael and I started our interior and furniture design brand ZWEI Design. This year has been one of the most exciting, inspiring, creative, productive but also exhausting and difficult years of our lives. Driven by the desire to create design together, we started designing furniture object that would make our small flat (you can see a...

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