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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“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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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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The Art of Ikebana

A minimal way of arranging flowers Some of you may already know what the meaning of this Japanese word is. For those who don't, i promise after reading this blog post you will:) personally, I actually have only come across this word and its meaning a few months ago... which now that I know about it is quite surprising to me:)   So what is Ikebana? Ikebana is an old Japanese art of creating flower arrangement. The origin of...

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Interior Design Trend | Rohrgeflecht

Rohrgeflecht/Wienergeflecht wir kennen diese Technik aus dem 1800 Jahrundert, wo es vor allem als Sitzfläche bei Stühlen verwendet wurde. Diese Flechttechnik war damals so innovativ wie heute. Erfunden wurde sie um einen "recyklierbaren" Stuhl herzustellen. Da Massenproduktion und Wegwerfkultur damals keine Begriffe waren, mussten Möbel so langlebig wie möglich hergestellt werden. Das Rohrgeflecht oder auch Wienergeflecht ist hierfür ein beispielhaftes Design. Sollte ein Stuhl einmal durchgesessen sein, oder ein Loch in der...

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Black and white tile grid furniture and accessoires we love

It's all about the grid I am loving the black and white tile look. Whether it is intentionally used in a bathroom or kitchen for a graphic and clean look or as a design element in furniture and accessories, this grid pattern really stands out.     With this trend, you can go big or small. Add a grid pillow from our own ZWEI HOME collection to your bedroom or couch. Be creative and...

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LINEAIRE, minimal furniture design ready for an international stage.

Talking to the creator of LINEAIRE, Madeleine Asplund Klingstedt In our previous interview: Madeleine Asplund Klingstedt, simply great interior design, I had the chance to get to know the founder and creative mind behind LINEAIRE, Madelaine Asplund Klingstedt. She told me about her personal journey of becoming an interior designer, what inspires her and drives her to create beautiful spaces and objects. In this second half of our interview, I had...

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