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2019

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15/03/2019

"Emotional Design" Olaf Barski at the Blickfang Stuttgart

Founded 25 years ago, the international design fair Blickfang is today the largest shopping platform for independently produced design in Europe and takes place annually in Stuttgart, Basel, Vienna and Zurich. On the occasion of blickfang Stuttgart, which opens its doors in the Liederhalle from 15 to 17 March, Olaf Barski will also make a statement on the subject at the lecture forum on Friday, 15 March at 4 p.m.: "Even technically sophisticated product design needs an emotional side. How can design convince and stand out? It needs an emotional reference, a positive association." More

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13/03/2019

More awards for our website

Our website was already nominated for the Corporate Design Award 2018 in 2018 and received the renowned Annual Multimedia Online Award 2019 in silver as well as the Red Dot Communication Award 2018. Now the website is also nominated for the German Brand Award 2019 due to the outstanding creative achievement of hauser lacour and has also been honoured with the DDC Award Gute Gestaltung Interactive 2019 and the iF communication Award 2019.

Our best congratulations also to hauser lacour! More

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12/03/2019

Series Smart at the ISH

Customisable, functional and smart - the new bathroom accessories series SMART for Tesa niewiederbohren will be presented for the first time at the ISH. Thanks to its modular design, the new series offers many possibilities for individualisation and tailored bi-colour solution. The internationally patented Tesa niewiederbohren fastening system made of high-performance adhesive and special adapter allows simple and secure adhesive mounting of bathroom accessories and objects on all loadbearing, rough or smooth surfaces, even in wet areas. And if required, they can be easily removed again.

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11/03/2019

The weather station is now available

wetteronline home is the new weather station from wetteronline. See immediately how the weather will be. A quick glance is enough. The weather station provides a precise weather analysis and a reliable weather forecast - whether sun, rain or snow, WetterOnline displays the weather without detours and in real time.  More

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08/02/2019

German Design Award for Hailo Harmony

As the name already suggests, this design is all about harmony. The pedal waste bin makes a great impression with its soft and emotive shapes and simple elegance. More

2018

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24/08/2018

Hessen Design Routes 2018

Design Routes 2018 - The Design Festival

The successful design festival opens its doors again and transforms Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Hanau, Offenbach, Wiesbaden (24 August - 25 August 2018) and Kassel (31 August - 1 September 2018) into a large design showroom on two weekends. More

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09/07/2018

Red Dot Award Ceremony

On 9th of July, the Red Dot Design Award Ceremony is taking place at Zeche Zollverein in Essen. This year, two products designed by Barski Design will be awarded with the renown design award. From now on, the waste bin Harmony from Hailo and the IPL Velvet Skin Pro from Beurer are represented at the exhibition of the Red Dot Design Museum.

 

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30/04/2018

Red Dot Design Award for Velvet Skin Pro

Finally available for use at home. The Beurer IPL Velvet Skin Pro designed by Barski Design uses the innovative IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) light-based technology, which is already used in professional beauty salons and by doctors for successful long-lasting hair removal. More

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30/04/2018

Red Dot Design Award for Harmony

The Design DNA developed by Barski Design for Hailo also leads the waste bin Harmony to success and convinces the jury of the Red Dot Design Award with its emotional, soft form, simple elegance and perfect functionality. More

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28/04/2018

aed on tour - Design made in Frankfurt

In cooperation with the German Design Council, “aed on tour” kicks off in Museum für angewandte Kunst with the Jil Sander exhibition, followed by a visit to Städel Museum with Till Schneider from Schneider + Schumacher, and a guided tour of Frankfurt’s new Old Town devoted to “urban development”. Prof. Laurent Lacour and Olaf Barski will then talk about “Design made in Frankfurt”.

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16/03/2018

“Discoverer, Networker and Visionary”. Olaf Barski at the Blickfang fair in Stuttgart

With his address entitled "Tomorrow’s Designer — Discoverer, Networker and Visionary”, Olaf Barski explains the future significance of design.

In future it will not be design that is the focal point of “desire”, but rather solutions that reveal new perspectives. As far as the designer’s remit is concerned that likewise means a rethink —away from the product in favor of an innovative use. More

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16/03/2018

aed talk “First Steps: Embarking on a career”

 

Whatever became of the winners and finalists of the “aed neuland” competition? How did they set up shop on their own, or find exciting jobs in companies? On this particular evening they will be talking about the paths, direct and indirect they took, and their discoveries. The host for the aed Design Talk in Liederhalle in Stuttgart is the designer Olaf Barski, among other things a member of the jury for the 2017 “aed neuland” young designers’ competition. More

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04/03/2018

Wiha Tools packaging presentation at the Hardware Fair

For Wiha Tools Barski Design developed a new design language for screwdriver and set packaging, which was presented for the first time at the Hardware Fair in Cologne.

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09/03/2018

if Design Award for Harmony

Hailo wins the internationally renowned iF Design Award 2018 for the “Harmony” waste bin range and is awarded the coveted quality seal in the “Product” discipline, “Household/Tableware” category. More

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09/02/2018

Harmony at the Ambiente fair

With its new “Harmony” waste bin Hailo is continuing the general design concept developed by Barski Design. The entire Harmony range is presented in various colors and sizes at the Ambiente fair. More

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09/02/2018

German Design Award for NanoPak HM 950 DC-V by Hawo

Carefully conceived and developed by Barski Design – yet another Hawo heat sealer receives a German Design Award. NanoPak HM 950 DC-V was designed with the high levels of professionalism, aesthetics and solidity in medical practices and hospitals in mind and wins the German Design Award 2018. More

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01/02/2018

Beurer IPL Velvet Skin Pro now available in stores

Designed by beurer in collaboration with Barski Design, the IPL Velvet Skin Pro is now available in stores. With the IPL hair remover, you make use of the self-same innovative light-based IPL (intense pulsed light) technology that professional cosmetic studios and physicians use for permanent hair removal. It involves deactivating the hair root deep under the skin, thus preventing unwanted hair growing back. More

2017

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13/11/2017

asipco sterile container at the MEDICA fair

AS Medizintechnik presented the sterile container family developed by Barski Design at the medica 2017. The striking X is a signature element and recognition feature and gives the container lid, which is made from a single piece, additional stability and facilitates easy, safe stacking. More

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01/09/2017

IPL Velvet Skin Pro auf der IFA

On September 1 at the IFA in Berlin, the world’s leading trade fair for consumer electronics and home appliances, beurer is presenting the new IPL Velvet Skin Pro. Developed by Barski Design, the IPL (intense pulsed light) device is used for permanent hair removal with long-lasting results.

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04/05/2017

aed neuland sponsorship award 2017

For the sixth time, the aed held its interdisciplinary "neuland"  competition for up-and-coming designers. The »neuland« sponsorship award is organized by the aed - a non-profit association for the promotion of architecture, engineering and design and supported by the Karl Schlecht Foundation. More

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13/02/2017

Red Dot Design Award for Hailo PURE

The new waste bin generation Hailo Pure equiped with an innovative and patented clamp ring system has been awarded with a Red Dot Design award 2017. More

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10/02/2017

German Design Award

The casserole VARIO CLICK INDUCTION PLUS by Berndes with detachable patented handle wins a German Design Award Special Mention for its outstanding design quality. More

2016

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08/07/2016

Design prizes for students at Hessen State University of Art and Design (HFG) in Offenbach

As every year, to mark the “Rundgang” Open Day on July 8, 9, and 10 2016, the HFG Faculty of Design awarded prizes for extraordinary design achievements. More

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29/06/2016

Lecture “Not only for your Health’s Sake: Medical Design”

“Medical Design” – a very special challenge for industrial designers and manufacturers alike. The design of products in the medical field is of particular importance – and also entails particularly stringent requirements. More

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13/06/2016

Innovative titanium headrest system by EVONOS

At the 67thAnnual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery in Frankfurt/Main, EVONOS presented the new headrest system developed by Barski Design in collaboration with EVONOS and Bonn University Hospital. More

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08/06/2016

Design Thinking – discussion forum in CLUK.SALOON

On June 8, 2016 in Romanfabrik Frankfurt, CLUK.SALOON held a discussion forum on the topic of ‘DESIGN THINKING’. Is Design Thinking the beginning of a new way of thinking in design? How can this methodology be integrated in the daily lives of companies? More

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26/04/2016

Press presentation of the OPEL GT Concept

Eva Padberg hosted the press discussion forum on the occasion of the presentation of the OPEL GT Concept Design Study in Rüsselsheim.

Belinda Guenther, Opel Chief Designer Color & Trim, Friedhelm Engler, Director GME Advanced Design, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of the Red Dot Award, and Olaf Barski discussed visions of mobility. More

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15/03/2016

Light + Building

World premiere of Selux' LOOP luminaire at the Light + Building trade fair, the world’s leading fair for architecture and technology in Frankfurt.
 
Selux presents the new luminaire product line which has been developed together with Barski Design.

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26/02/2016

3 iF Product Design Awards

The new Dräger Polaris®600 surgical lamp developed by the Dräger product design team together with Barski Design is state-of-the art and makes working life in operating theaters considerably easier–through intuitive controls and lots of possible settings. More

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26/02/2016

iF Product Design Award and the Chicago Athenaeum GOOD DESIGN AWARD for HD480 WSI V ValiPak® TOUCH

Designed by Barski Design, the ValiPak® TOUCH is used for packaging sealable sterile barrier systems. It is the first device by hawo to guide users through the functions step by step via touchscreen. It is the first device by hawo to guide users through the functions step by step via touchscreen. More

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12/02/2016

New PURE waste-bin family at the Ambiente trade fair

On February 12 HAILO presented the new PURE waste bins at Ambiente, the world’s leading consumer goods trade fair in Frankfurt/Main. The new product line was designed by Barski Design, initially in four sizes. It stands out for its clarity and a consistent design language, not to mention the elegant overall appearance, sophisticated aesthetics, and innovative details, which make everyday life easier. More

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12/02/2016

Four German Design Awards for Barski Design

Claas Wellhausen, Senior Designer at Barski Design, accepts one of the four German Design Awards won by Barski Design in 2016. More

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19/01/2016

Member of the iF Design Award 2016 jury

From January 19 to 21, 2016 a total of 60 design experts from all over the world are meeting up in Hamburg’s HafenCity district to select the winners of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016, one of the world’s most important design prizes. More

2015

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27/08/2015

Concept study ONNO® presented at Eurobike fair

The revised ONNO®, our customized solution for Rehau Unlimited Polymer Solutions, was presented for the first time at Eurobike fair 2015 in Friedrichshafen. More

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08/05/2015

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. More

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07/05/2015

Turkishceramics Design Award

Turkishceramics and Central Anatolian Exporters Union (OAIB) are organizing the first Ceramics Design Competition in Istanbul. The design competition allows the students to present and promote their innovative sanitary projects to a wider public. More

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19/01/2015

New fitting series for WSS at BAU 2015 in Munich

Along with the new design of window and door handles, the newly developed panic bar handle draws attention not only by its clear and puristic design: the clever arrangement of minimalistic components allows measure restrictions even with a narrow door width. Hence there is almost no limit for the creative freedom of the planner. The new panic bar handle is also available with LED technology in RGB colors. This allows an intuitive handling in case of escape and an integration of lighting technology into the design concept of the building.

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13/02/2015

German Design Award Special Mention for „Perfect“

WMF Group and Barski Design are awarded with the German Design Award Special Mention for the premium range of baking accessories that Barski Design has developed for W.F. Kaiser. The German Design Award is an international premium prize that increases the reputation of designers and enterprises. The award will go to topquality products and projects from product and communication design, design personalities and newcomers, all of whom are pioneering in German and international design landscape.

 

2014

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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.

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18/09/2014

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.

 

 

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31/10/2014

Jury member “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 chairman as well as Michael Eibes, Michael Eibes Design, Nina Rapp, Creative Director and Andreas Sickert, Culture Form.

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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.

 

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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. More

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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. More

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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23/01/2014

Barski Design at Arab Health 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.

2013

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02/12/2013

ddc award ceremony

The e-bike Delite Hybrid that Riese & Müller has developed in association with Barski Design wins a bronce medal in the product category of DDC's design competition "Gute Gestaltung 2014". Here: Heiko Müller, managing director of Riese & Müller and Olaf Barski.

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06/09/2013

International consumer electronics fair, Berlin

The New DX Series earphones developed by Beyerdynamic with Barski Design have been introduced at the IFA, the world‘s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. More

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27/08/2013

Eurobike 2013 at Friedrichshafen

The new e-bike Delite hybrid II that Riese & Müller has developed with Barski Design has been shown at the most important trade fair for the bycicle industry. With Delight hybrid II, Riese & Müller has implemented an entirely new e-bike concept into a new design language that appeals to two target groups at the same time: the e-mountain-biker who takes challenging mountain trails and the sporty tour and city cyclist. Special feature: different wheel sizes for different frame sizes.

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12/07/2013

Jury member “neuland” sponsorship award

With the support of the Karl Schlecht Foundation, the aed is offering the “neuland” sponsorship award to up-and-coming designers. The design should always focus on people and the social benefit associated with it. In 2013, the aed “neuland” award will be awarded in the following categories: Architecture & Engineering, Exhibition & Public Design, Industrial & Product Design, Communication & Graphic Design, Mobility & Transportation Design. More

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02/04/2013

Interview with ProCarton

Structural design is not only useful for the presentation of premium products. It can improve both the usability of the packaging as well as its sustainability. ”Consumers are grateful when they see that someone has taken their needs seriously“, says Olaf Barski in an interview with Pro Carton. More

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25/03/2013

104 congratulatory messages from all over the world. Designers congratulate iF on its 60th anniversary

Prof. Wilhelm Wagenfeld (1900 - 1990) composed the following essay for the first iF yearbook 59 years ago: "Domestic objects only fulfill their purpose when they quietly integrate into the whole context, thus serving us. After all, we want to live with these objects and enjoy them. This is how we want our chairs, our lamps, our crockery und cutlery to be, we want them to be beautiful in use, to feel and to look good. We want these objects to exude something that cannot be explained and that will enrich and relax our domestic environment."

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31/01/2013

“Out to Sea. The Plastic Garbage Project". Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg

The exhibition “Endstation Meer? Das Plastikmüll-Projekt” from the Museum of Design Zurich will be running in the Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg until March 31, 2013. It looks at the huge amounts of plastic waste that end up in the sea every day, examines how this pollution impacts on nature and people, as well as exploring a series of solutions for this global problem. More

2012

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29/11/2012

German Brand and Design Congress "Brand Management for Capital Goods"

At the German Brand and Design Congress organised by the German Design Council, experts will show how strategic design and brand policy can create clear differentiating features in international competition. Andrej Kupetz will moderate the experience panel with Ansgar Seelen, Carl Zeiss Corporate Communications, Thomas Conrad of Karl Schuhmacher Maschinenbau and Olaf Barski.

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21/10/2012

Dieter Rams at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg

In its new design exhibition, the MKG shows the Period Room by Dieter Rams: As a tribute, the MKG reconstructs the former office of the design legend at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg (HFBK). On the occasion of the opening Dieter Rams talks with Prof. Dr. Klaus Klemp, Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt and the designers Andreas Hackbarth, Siemens Elektrogeräte GmbH/BSH, and Olaf Barski about current design issues.

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19/10/2012

Good design 13, design jury in Wiesbaden

The jury at work in the ddc design competition "Good Design" in the category "Product" carried out at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden: Prof. Stefan Heiliger, Dick Spierenburg, Shirin Frangoul-Brückner and Olaf Barski.

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26/09/2012

BraunPrize 2012

Olaf Barski is invited to be a design expert for the BraunPrize Jury 2012, besides Prof. Oliver Grabes, Head of Braun Design, Naoto Fukasawa, Prof. Anne Bergner and Jane Fulton Suri, Ideo.

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06/07/2012

bikes and more, Exhibition opening, Galerie Martina Detterer

Exhibition opening on July 6, 2012, 7 p.m. at

Galerie Martina Detterer
Hanauer Landstr. 20 – 22
60314 Frankfurt

Duration of the exhibition: July 7 – August 11, 2012. More

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27/03/2012

DDC jury member

Olaf Barski is invited to be a member of the jury for the Good Design Award 13 of the German Designer Club (DDC) in the category "Product". Every year, the DDC awards good design in 8 design disciplines: Product, Digital Media, Photography and Film, Marketing Communication, Brand Architecture, Brand Communication, Graphic Fine Arts and Future.

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10/02/2012

2 if Design Awards

Barski Design wins an iF product design award of the International Forum Design, Hanover for the rotary sealer HM 780 DC-V and the manual sealer HD 380 WSI-V ValiPak for Hawo.

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23/01/2012

Barski Design in Dubai

Two operation luminaires are on show at the Arab Health in Dubai, the second largest trade show for medical technology in the world. Barski Design developed the new OR luminaire product line Polaris 100 and 200 for Dräger.

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