Nora Schmidt

Design journalist and designer Nora Schmidt, born in 1980, studied product design at Bauhaus Universität Weimar. 2007 she started to write as a freelance author and until 2011 she created video reportages - particularly for the international online portal Architonic. Since 2012 Nora Schmidt is part of the communication team of HENN Architekten in Berlin.


Precision Casting from the Witch’s Kitchen - Interview with the Berlin based design studio Formfjord

When designers and leading industrial enterprises put their heads together, it usually gets exciting. This is what happened in the collaboration between SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Guss Gruppe and the Berlin-based design studio Formfjord.

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100 years and not a bit wiser: Design and good taste - not always a dream team – PURE

One who thinks he can rule out the risk of taste faux pas by buying so-called "design" objects, is unfortunately on the wrong track.

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"The style has always been the problem" – Architonic

For 30 years now Michele De Lucchi has vitalised and influenced the international design world with his convention-challenging ideas and working methods. Nora Schmidt met him for an interview at his studio in Milan.

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'Anything but nostalgic': an interview with Marianne Panton - Rondo/Der Standard

On the occasion of Verner Panton's tenth anniversary of death a comprehensice archive, compiled by Panton's widdow Marianne Panton and his long-time assistant Rina Troxler will go online. A visit at both of them in Basel.

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Eco High-Tech - Architonic

The Swiss designer Beat Karrer researches new processing methods of bio-degradable plastics.

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