We design products
at the interface of design, material and process technology.
Materials reach our senses in an immediate way. They arouse curiosity and challenge us to explore. In studies and experiments, we reveal new potentials and applications of materials and technologies. We design material and we design using material.
We develop products in the fields of living, office and accessories. Of particular importance to us in this context is not the particular form, but the design of typical features. Design is the shaping of principles and structures, content and contemporary forms.
After studying German philology, history and architecture Katrin Krupka initially worked as a independant bag designer in Hanover. During her design studies in Potsdam, she gained experience in the studio of Hermann August Weizenegger and Culture form. After graduating, she worked for Max Borka in Berlin and Benjamin Hubert in London. She received the degree of Master of Arts (Design) at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam in March 2015.
Following his training in advertising management and his degree in marketing and communications Philipp Stieghan worked as producer in Hanover. After moving to Berlin he was a project and account manager in consulting for various communication and design agencies in Berlin, most recently for minigram Studio für Markendesign.
Since 2014, the two are working together in the studio krupka-stieghan.
Ambiente – Talents (Frankfurt)
Heimtextil – Young Creations (Frankfurt)
Mint Shop -Twisting Traditions (London)
Aram Gallery – Extra Ordinary (London)
Bernheimer Contemporary – Who Cares (Berlin)
DMY – International Design Festival (Berlin)
Fachhochschule Potsdam – Textile Transformations
Burg Giebichenstein Halle – Wire Works
Fachhochschule Potsdam – Fabric Structures