With Holzklasse designer Nils Holger Moormann and VW bus fabricator CustomBus have brought Moormann design to the highways, and for all, the byways.

Master of all he surveys....

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In our post from the exhibition Schrill Bizarr Brachial. Das Neue Deutsche Design der 80er Jahre at the Bröhan Museum

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For many, the darkest, furthest removed edge of the (smow) universe is (smow) Chemnitz. (smow) however reaches further. Much further.

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Konstantin Grcic Panorama Vitra Design Museum Netscape Swings

One of the first telephone calls Mateo Kries and Marc Zehntner made upon assuming leadership of the Vitra Design Museum

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IMM Cologne kept us busy into February, but the month also saw the opening of an Eileen Gray retrospective in

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Expansion. It’s not always good. Waistlines. Overdrafts. Weeks since you last phoned your mother. For example wouldn’t be good. Business

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As we noted in our designer barbecue post “… summer is bidding its final farewells” And with autumn’s impudent chill

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Back at Saloni Milano 2010 Ronan Bouroullec told us about his feeling that the internet and new technology could, perhaps

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Milan Design Week 2013 Moormann non è presente

In little under a week the Doors of Hell will once again open to release Milan Design Week on our

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Watn Blech by Bernhard Osann for Moormann

In the past couple of years we have often referred to, but never actually shown, the shelf “Das Brett” by

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On Friday last week we were at a discussion in Potsdam where Nils Holger Moormann spoke as eloquently and convincingly

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If there is a chair on the market at the moment that better symbolises how complex simplicity in design is

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Harry Thaler Pressed Chair Nils Holger Moormann

At Milan 2011 Moormann presented the prototype of Pressed Chair by Harry Thaler. At Milan 2012 the market ready version

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Warum Gestalten HFBK Hamburg

During the “Summaery” exhibition back in July 2011 we asked Professor Bernd Rudolf, Decan of the Architecure Department at Bauhaus

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A couple of years ago we were sat, late one Friday evening, in the kitchen in the Moormann Berge in

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world furniture day 2012 imm cologne

Although it would be wrong to say that we misled you in saying that there would be no Moormann furniture

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Although officially a company fete at which Moormann wanted to thank their partners, dealers, designers et al for the good

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Die Hölle von Aschau 2011 smow bookinist race

Away from the race track a real highlight of “Die Hölle von Aschau” was the Concours d’Élégance. Ahead of the

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Twenty four hours before Sebastian Vettel sealed his second F1 drivers title in Japan, Markus Jehs and Jürgen Laub were

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As we stood in a cold-storage centre in west Vienna looking at Ljod by Copa, somehow we knew it was

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Moormann Pressed Chair Harry Thaler

At Fuori Salone Milano 2011 we helped Moormann construct their stand. And of course took the opportunity to chew the

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Once a month we visit a trade fair. We don’t always want to – but we always have to. We

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A quick tram and S-Bahn ride from Rundgang at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee brought us to Rundgang at Universität der Künste

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Luddites! Not a phrase normally associated with (smow) To the best of our knowledge no (smow)employee has ever smashed an

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Name: Christoffer Martens Born: Bremen, 1975 Alma mater: Product Design, University of Applied Science, Potsdam Internships: Alfredo Häberli, Zürich Products:

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