May-Britt Frank-Grosse

May-Britt Frank-Grosse studied architecture in Stuttgart and sustainable communication in Lüneburg. She is a journalist, consultant and entrepreneur in the field of design, architecture and sustainable lifestyle. For six years she was editor-in-chief of online magazine Designlines. Since 2013 she has been writing as freelance journalist for ARTE Magazin, Baunetz, designreport, H.O.M.E. etc. furthermore she works as consultant for design and sustainability startups as well as creative agencies. She is co-publisher of Rosegarden magazine and co-founder of studio_nf, an agency for creative thinking & doing. May-Britt Frank-Grosse lives in Berlin.


The Table says, I am the Oak

The Uckermark region has for many years been a popular refuge for painters, sculptors, writers and musicians – and for the cabinetmaker Gerhard Schütze. In a renovated Agricultural Production Cooperative building, he mainly crafts furniture for the Jochum Rodgers Design Gallery in Berlin.

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Interview with Jerszy Seymour

Berlin-based designer Jerszy Seymour works at the intersections of art and design, balancing an ability to pose the political, cultural, and social questions of our age with a deeply humorous approach. In his workshop near the Wedding tube stop we talked about his experiences working an industrial designer and why the question of sustainability is only one part of a greater problem.

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DMY 2013: More Innovation, Please!

Recycled shelving systems, mouth-blown glass objects, crocheted seating and bamboo bicycles were among the articles on display at the 2013 international DMY design festival in Berlin. But truly pioneering ideas and concepts were mostly conspicuous by their absence from the fair.

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Blueprints for DIY Furniture

The greatest revolution in design over the past few years is closely connected to one of the greatest problems facing the world’s population: making the transition from a consumption-orientated way of thinking about the world to a responsible use of its resources. A growing number of designers across the globe like Nina Tolstrup are increasingly developing products according to the criteria dictated by sustainability and energy-efficiency, contributing in the process to a radical cultural change.

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