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Michael Schneider

Product design
Type of document
08 Nov 2018
Michael Schneider

Michael Schneider founded designschneider in Cologne and moved to Berlin in May 2009.

Designschneider is dedicated to product, furniture and exhibition design as well as trend research.

Designschneider has an international client base and is committed to designing new products which are unique, beautiful and functional.

1962: Born in the south of Germany

1984 - 89: Studying the basics of product design under Richard Sapper, famous for designing IBM ThinkPad, at Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design

1993: Establishing his own design office, “designschneider”, in Cologne

2009: Moving the office to Berlin

2013: Being a judge for Hong Kong Design Awards

2015: Being a judge for FURNEX Awards (Egypt’s international furniture trade fair)

History of awards: Interior Innovation Award, iF Design Award, Red Dot Award, Good Design Award, etc.