08.10.2014   Studiogespräche / Studio Talks
Factor Design and Barski Design invite you to an event to be held on 8 October in Frankfurt/Main and 9 October in Hamburg. The 6th “fd-Studiogespräche” address the topic "Cooperation": How can brands benefit from one another? What contribution can design make? These questions will be debated by Christian Prill, Partner Factor Design and Olaf Barski. In Frankfurt they will be supported by Karsten Henze, Deutsche Bahn, Head of CI/CD DB Mobility Logistics AG, in Hamburg by Christof Juenemann, Gruner + Jahr, Senior Licensing Manager Schöner Wohnen Kollektion.
18.09.2014   3. Frankfurter Mediengespräche / 3rd Frankfurt Media Talks
On 18 September, 2014 the Friedrich Ebert Foundation will hold the 3rd “Frankfurter Mediengespräche”. Representatives of the creative industry from advertising, communication design, product design, and digital image editing will debate the following question: “What is the creative industry in FrankfurtRhineMain doing?”. The nine participants in the discussion, which will be conducted in a fish-bowl format are Olaf Barski, Barski Design; Stefan Hauser, Hauser Lacour; Tobias Kirchhofer, BlueMars; Prof. Laurent Lacour, Hauser Lacour; Alexander Lis, Designbüro; Karl-Eberhard Schäfer, U5 Filmproduktion; Jan Schmodde, Schitto Schmodde Werbung; Dr. Florian Stadlbauer, Deck13; Christian Vogt, Pixomondo.
31.10.2014   Jury member in the DDC design competition “Good Design 2015“
Olaf Barski has been appointed to the jury of the design prize Good Design 2015 (Gute Gestaltung 2015) by the German Designer Club (DDC). The DDC will award prizes for good design in 10 design areas: Product, Digital Media, Photography/Film, Brand Communication, Space/Architecture, Corporate Communication, Business Reports, Graphic Fine Arts, Corporate Design and Future. Under the patronage of Jean Robert, Robert & Durrer Design Zürich and chaired by Niko Gültig, Crossmark other members of the Jury in the “Product” area are David Robb, Designing Things that Move You, as well as Michael Eibes, Michael Eibes Design, Nina Rapp, Creative Director and Andreas Sickert, Culture Form.
02.06.2014   Hong Kong Polytechnic University visits Barski Design
21 Product Design students from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Design and visiting lecturers Philine Bracht and Chong Wai Yung visited Barski Design. We talked about future developments in product design, presented our product design projects in medical technology, and elaborated the specific working methods in this area using various design development phases as examples.
13.05.2014   Barski Design designs PackTheFuture Award
On May 13 numerous guests from the German and French plastic packaging industry came together at Interpack in Düsseldorf, to announce and celebrate the winners of the first PackTheFuture Award.
the world’s leading packaging fair Interpack is a global source of inspiration for the packaging industry and all related process technologies. This is why Interpack also provides the ideal setting for presenting the PackTheFuture Award, which was developed and designed by Barski Design and is awarded in three categories: eco design, product protection, consumer benefit.
08.05.2014   Jury member in aed "neuland" prize 2015
With the generous support of the Karl Schlecht Foundation, aed organizes the “neuland” award, a competition for young, up-and-coming designers. The aim is to promote innovative and sustainable design, which is characterized by the highest possible quality in economic and ecological terms, and which is both functional and user-friendly, while meeting the highest aesthetic demands. People and a design’s advantages for society should always be at the center of the design. The “neuland” competition is deliberately interdisciplinary and includes five categories: Architecture & Engineering, Exhibition & Public Design, Industrial & Product Design, Communication & Graphic Design, Mobility & Transportation Design.

independent jury selects the winners of the aed “neuland” prize.
31.03.2014   Three new product lines at Light & Building 2014
At Light + Building, the world’s leading fair for lighting and building technology in Frankfurt/Main, no less than three new product lines by Barski Design were presented: A complete switch line E-Design for Eltako Electronics, which consists of over 20 different wireless switches without batteries, new, remote controls without batteries with double rocker switches or display, and a new LED spotlight for Spots Up.
26.02.2014   Ceramic Design Jury Istanbul
Turkishceramics and Central Anatolian Exporters Union (OAIB) are organizing the first Ceramics Design Competition in Istanbul. Among others the jury consists of Sertaç Ersayin, Defne Koz, Tapani Hyvonen, Arni Aromaa, Berna Erbilek, Can Yalman, Tolga Berkay and Olaf Barski.
07.02.2014   Kaiser Backform's new baking accessories launched at Ambiente 2014
The new premium range of baking accessories that Barski Design has developed for Kaiser Backform is (has been) launched at the Ambiente fair 2014 in Frankfurt. The new range of baking accessories that meets (combines) the highest standards: sophisticated design, first-class material including stainless steel and silicone parts. The new design language and the use of high-grade materials transports the brand competence and lends the products an independent and professional appearance.
07.02.2014   German Design Award 2014 for HM 780 DC-V
A German Design Award Special Mention is awarded to Barski Design for the sealing device HM 780 DC-V that has been developed for Hawo. The German Design Award is an international premium prize, which successfully enhances the standing of both designers and companies. Prizes will go to topquality products and projects from product and communication design, design personalities and newcomers, all of whom are —in their own way— pioneering in German and international design landscape. The aim of the German Design Award is to identify, present and honour unique design trends. A competition that advances the design scene.
23.01.2014   Barski Design in Dubai
A new headrest system has been shown at the Arab Health in Dubai, the second largest trade show for medical technology in the world. Barski Design developed the headrest system for Evonos.