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HAWK Design Projektor

The faculty of design of HAWK invites you to the opening of their showroom in Berlin. For the first time the “Projector” will be shown in the new created showroom – as guest participants at the design show the students and alumnis in the areas like advertising and branding design, digital media, colour and graphical design, interior, lighting as well as metal and product design will be represented with their best works.

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Cristóbal Schmal

Cristóbal Schmal creates picturesque stories that appear unforced, funny and somewhat strange at the same time.

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David McConochie

The combination of different illustrative techniques is what defines this British artist´s works. He connects photography and painting, edits photography and collages in Photoshop and mixes different media.

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Matt Phillips

Matt Phillips (born 1979) has shown his paintings and drawings in Europe, Israel, and the United States.

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Nico Klein Allermann

Nico Klein-Allermann loves people, characacters, moments, and authentic feelings. He cherishes situations that stand out from everyday life. Nico possesses a rare ability to capture moments of vulnerability, all the while leaving the atmosphere and spirit of the moment unaltered and thereby authentic.

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Ecce Ancilla Domini!

Opening on April 6, 2018

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Peter Diamond

Peter Diamond is an illustrator based in Vienna, Austria. He works primarily in editorial illustration with clients in Europe and North America, notable among them The New York Times, The National Post, Plansponsor , Wired UK, and The Progressive.

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Max Guther

Max Guther is currently studying at the Mainz University of Applied Sciences doing a BA in graphic design.

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Lauren Brevner

Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Lauren Brevner grew up in a mixed heritage family rich with culture and inspiration.

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Anton Hjertstedt

Graphic designer Anton Hjertstedt creates the kind of unexpected work we dream of finding.

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Peter Opheim

Opheim navigates the unruly thicket of themes blending childhood with adulthood – concepts that we ordinarily prefer to keep separate – to unsettling effects.

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Illustrative Preview 2018

Illustrative preview I

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WALL POWER: Contemporary Australian Photography

Insights into the Australian identity presented by a selection of contemporary photographs.

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Chemin Hsiao

Merging colours form petals and strong brush strokes create branches weltering in the wind.

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Benjamin Courtault

Benjamin Courtault´s illustrations tell stories of discovery and travel: his figures embark on a journey of exploration discovering at times psychedelic and then again plane and two-dimensional worlds.

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Albane Simon

French artist Albane Simons challenges ideas of a linear notion of time: in her works, memories of the past interfere with visions of the future, laws of nature are being picked apart and nightmare-like architecture unsettles the gaze.

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Sonja Danowski

At first, Sonja Danowski´s works seem nostalgic, as if they derived from personal memories fading over time.

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Valero Doval

During his visual arts studies the Spaniard Valero Doval started to experiment with collages.

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Steven Tabbutt

Steven Tabbutt´s works depict celebrities as much as monsters or folkloristic figures.

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Dean Reynolds

Dean Reynold´s pictures appear palpable at first, but in a mysterious way, slip one´s mind after all.

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Claire Oswalt

Oswalt seeks to juxtapose spontaneity with restraint, dynamic with static, until reaching a harmonious form, largely worked over, yet clear in its intention to never show it.

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Michel Lamoller

Apart from finding and photographing the right moments and places Michel Lamoller is challenged by the right balance in ‘melting’ the figures with the environment, to make it subtle and intense at the same time.

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Daniel Mullen

As a child, Mullen was fascinated by constructed space. This fascination, in combination with Lego, became the playground for his imagination.

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Hermann August Weizenegger

Design isn´t self-contained materiality – it is cosmos.

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Ferris McGuinty

In a world now saturated with the “Hi-Tech”, Ferris McGuinty’s work instead subverts this approach, and calls upon the use of humble materials like stone, wire or wood.

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Melissa Loop

Melissa Loop uses her travels as a subject to explore notions of how we form assumptions about authenticity, place, and spirituality through our explorations and ill-informed ideas of other cultures.

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Carolina Simonelli

Moved by her love for impressionism and nature, Carolina’s work grows in productivity and size, as she goes into a deep exploration in the use of papers as painting.

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Sarah Dineen

As a response to Neruda’s romantic prose, Dineen makes lyrical paintings depicting themes of secrecy, love, and darkness.

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Céline Lachkar

Céline Lachkars works invites you to listen to your own inner, glowing vibration.

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„Handmade-in-Germany“ in Tianjin

The Handmade-Worldtour is warmly welcoming to Tianjin.

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Essam Marouf – Piece of me

The contemporary portrait painter Essam Marouf succeeds in lending character and face to his protagonists, without de nitively and exhaustively de ning their roles.

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Californicon

Mark Bryan, Clark Goolsby, Casey Gray, Alex Gross, Adrian Kay Wong and Caleb Reid

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Alex Gross

The large-scale oil paintings by Alex Gross refer to modern invasions of private space.

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Clark Goolsby

Goolsby’s work is a free flowing balance between variations in art constructing and can never be categorizes into one style.

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Casey Gray

With a primary focus on still life painting, Gray regularly uses historical tropes and frameworks as a point of departure for simultaneous bodies of work.

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Adrian Kay Wong

Adrian Kay Wong’s paintings offer intimate depictions of adolescence, balancing his own sentimentalities that settle between nostalgia and estrangement.

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Mark Bryan

At first impression, Mark Bryan’s surreal and whimsical work seems just for fun but usually contains underlying symbolic comment about life in these times and human nature in general.

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Caleb Reid

Reid creates emotionally charged works that confront the viewer with their primal, abstract imagery and sumptuous colour.

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German Craft at the Grand Palais Paris

In May the Direktorenhaus, as the representative of the German manufactory work, will make a guest appearance at the imposing Grand Palais in Paris.

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„Handmade-in-Germany“ in Hong Kong

With Hong Kong, the “Handmade in Germany”-Worldtour reaches its next exhibition venue in Asia.

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Katerina Belkina

Katerina Belkina propels the characteristics of the Neo-Renaissance into the centre of topical issues.

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What is mastership?

Stefan Berg explores the identity of craftsmanship.

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Masterpieces 2016

The finest German manufactory products.

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Nikolai Nikogosian – Moscow Classic in the Double Mirror

Nikolai Nikogosian, at the age of almost 100 years, counts as one of the most important Russian sculptors and painters.

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„Handmade-in-Germany“ in Shenzhen

German craft and design are visiting Chinas City of Design.

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Illustrative 16

A stage for scurrilous compositions, graphical studies & trenchant collages.

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Anschlag Berlin

The ambitious poster art project »Anschlag Berlin – Zeitgeistmedium Plakat« will be exhibited at the Direktorenhaus.

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„Handmade-in-Germany“ in Macau

Classy jade meets Traditional craft at the glamorous Venetian Macao Hotel.

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Illustrative 2015

Annually the Illustrative devotes itself to an under-represented art genre.

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„Handmade-in-Germany“ in Shanghai

German craft and design objects are travelling from Moscow to the Middle Kingdom.

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„Handmade-in-Germany“ in Moskau

When proletariat and luxury collide with each other, German design acts as medium.

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„Handmade-in-Germany“ in St Petersburg

The “Handmade in Germany World Tour” has reached its first destination in St. Petersburg.

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Analog Mensch Digital

How is, becomes and morphs man at the interface between analog and digital?

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„All Inclusive“ von Tal Granot

Direktorenhaus is pleased to present new works by Tal Granot.

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Summer Break VA

Direktorenhaus is pleased to present new works by 9 designers.

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Gustav Weiss

Gustav Weiss’ life and work lead to the boundaries of ceramic art.

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Martina Mrongovius

Martina Mrongovius creates holograms that tell stories about urbanity and absurdity.

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Ilustrative 13

Papercraft, book art and painting – illustration connects art and life.

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… Yet to be Discovered

Six young, international design studios are discovering the emotionalism behind design.

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Thomas Danthony

Danthony ascribes new experimental meanings to expression and dialog.

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Thomas Kuhlenbeck

The fragmented works by Thomas Kuhlenbeck open up the dynamics of a woman’s body.

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Jan Lambert Kruse

Swede Jan Lambert Kruse molds fine reminiscences of natural phenomenon.

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Handmade in Germany 2012

German manufactories and design labels lay the foundations for a world tour.

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Diego Lorenzini Correa

Lorenzinis drawings knot a reciprocal net of seriousness and humor.

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Daniel Emma

‘Our design aims to be just nice’ – Daniel Emma stands for design in detail.

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Helsinki Fresh

Helsinki-Berlin – The Direktorenhaus presents design and illustration from Finland.

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Alessi

Wasistdas? The Alessi Museum provides insight of the practice of Italian Design Factory.

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Taste Festival Berlin

The Berlin Taste Festival is looking for the design processes in culinary delights.

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Alexander Pelikan

Alexander Pelikan puts himself at the boundaries of automatically reproduction.

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Lauren Coleman

This Europe-wide first show of Lauren Coleman presents hand-crafted terrariums.

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Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee blurs the boundaries between real and virtual.

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Breaking the Mould

Breaking the Mould brings together innovation and tradition in form of Murano-Glas-Objekten.

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Valentin Loellmann

The furniture by Valentin Loellmann combines classic elements with organic shapes.

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Husmann Tschäni Poultry Poetry

The works of both artists seem to merge into one Werk.

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Graphic Detour

If art and design collaborate there is Graphic Detour – this exhibition shows 8 of this collaborations.

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Erik Mark Sandberg – Down By The River

“Down by the river” is the second solo exhibition in Berlin of LA based artist Erik Mark Sandberg.

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New European Textile Craft

Direktorenhaus presents the new show of 4 young textile designers: The 5th Element.

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Lutz Könecke

Lutz Könecke focuses his research in the assembly of two or more parts into a vessel.

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Benjamin Hubert — Materiality

Benjamin Hubert exercises a materials driven design approach.

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David des Moutis

For the first time in Berlin, David des Moutis presented his new series Plant, which shows his light elegance combining massive stones with wooden elements.

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Daniel Becker

Daniel Becker presents two ideas for shelving systems, which originated in a close aesthetic relationship to his latest lighting designs.

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Tina Winkhaus

The Direktorenhaus presents ‘Unter Tage’ the new solo exhibition from Tina Winkhaus.

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Peter Nencini

Peter Nencini befasst sich mit Bausätzen, dem Raum zwischen Bildern und Wörtern, Make-Do-Modernismus und lokalen Universen.

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Olaf Hajek

Flowerheads

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