Tenth station of the nitrogen exhibition

The public science project "Green clover and dynamite - nitrogen and life", designed by Leise Design, is shown at its tenth exhibition station from April 11th to August 26th, 2018.

Bündner Nature Museum
Masanserstrasse 31
7000 Chur

Tuesdays to Sundays 10am to 5pm

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Leise Design creates YU brochure

Now available: The first detailed bruchure on the YU furniture system developed by Knut Völzke for the manufacturer Konstantin Slawinski, based in Siegen. The brochure explains the extended possibilities of the shelf system with new width module, sliding door element and product matrix. For the first time, the sideboard programme and further new furniture configurations of the system are presented.

The Leise Design studio is responsible for concept, layout, text, renderings and photo setting.

The PDF-Version can be downloaded here
>>  YU brochure 2017/18



IF Design Award for EL & BIG EL

The «International Forum Design» honoured the modular storage and side furniture EL & BIG EL, designed by Knut Völzke, with the IF Design Award 2017.

Further information about the products
>>  EL
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Colour exhibition at the Audioversum Innsbruck

From May 11th 2017 to January 7th 2018, the travelling exhibition "Fascination Colour" is on display at its third station in the Science Center Audioversum in Innsbruck.

Wilhelm-Greil-Straße 2
6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Tuesday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday, Sunday and on holidays 10 am - 5 pm
closed on Mondays

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EL & BIG EL win design prize for sustainability

The modular storage and side furniture EL & BIG EL win the award «Design Plus 2017», which has the topic «Ethical Style Edition» this year.

The jury statement: The final design is up to the consumer with this modular piece. Is it a night stand, magazine rack, or something new? Long-lasting materials mean it can be re-invented for generations.

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>>  EL
>>  BIG EL

New products YU TRAY and EL WALL

Product presentation at the Maison & Objet Paris.

The new products YU TRAY and EL WALL continue the collaboration with the manufacturer Konstantin Slawinski. They will be on show at the fair Maison & Objet in Paris from September 2nd to 6th 2016.

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Applied design at school

Final presentation of the model subject «Design in use – Applied arts at school» at the Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt from July 1st to 10th 2016.

Under the direction of Knut Völzke, students of the integrated comprehensive school IGS Nordend in Frankfurt practiced handling with forms, colours and proportions. They used exhibitions of the museum for different questions and at the end of the school year became competent designers of functional objects for their immediate environment.

A detailed project report will follow shortly.

>> To the article of form magazine

YU, EL & BIG EL at imm cologne 2016

In collaboration with the design manufacturer Konstantin Slawinski we developed the furniture YU, EL & BIG EL. After initial presentations at fairs in Frankfurt and Paris in autumn 2015, the products will now be shown at the imm cologne in hall 2.2 KO13 from January 18th to 24th 2016.

Further information about the products
>>  YU
>>  EL
>>  BIG EL

Leise Kollektion at Andreas Murkudis

The Leise Kollektion is now available at «Andreas Murkudis Möbel + Architektur» in Berlin.

AM Möbel + Architektur
Andreas Murkudis
Potsdamer Straße 77
10785 Berlin

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Exhibition at the Federal Environmental Agency

The travelling exhibition «Grüner Klee und Dynamit – Der Stickstoff und das Leben» (Green Clover and Dynamite – Nitrogen and Life) is shown from May 9th until June 15th 2014 at the Federal Environmental Agency in Dessau.

Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environmental Agency)
Wörlitzer Platz 1
06844 Dessau-Roßlau

Monday to Friday 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday to Sunday 9 am - 4 pm

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Leise wins design competition

Leise Design was invited by the Messe Frankfurt - as one of three studios - to take part at the design competition for the exhibition «Design Plus 2014» and emerged as the winner. The chosen concept will be realised for the fair «Ambiente» in February 2014.

>>  Project report

Intermedial design

Leise Design has realised an intermedial design project for the travelling exhibition «Grüner Klee und Dynamit» (Green clover and dynamite).

The work included design and planning of an exhibition architecture, that is suitable for travelling, the conception of interactive exhibits, the development of picture language, layout, key visual and all information graphical works till the online presence.

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>>  Website of the project

Bauhaus Essentials Weimar

Knut Völzke, owner and creative director of the Leise Design Studio, was appointed to the jury for the Weimar «Bauhaus Essentials», as well as the «Grafe-Kreativ Preis 2012». Together with Gina Mönch and John Russo he awarded outstanding works of Bauhaus University‘s design students.

The awarded works will be presented at the Neues Museum Weimar from October 18th until November 17th 2012 in an exhibition organised by «marke.6».

Eleven Years of Young Design in Progress

Avedition published the book «10+1». It contains works of 65 selected young designers from altogether 600, who were presented at the fairs «Ambiente» und «Tendence» at Messe Frankfurt from 2001 until 2012. Knut Völzke was one of the «Talents» in 2004 and was therefore selected for the publication.

ISBN 3899861787
German, English

Graphic design for «Design Deutschland 2011»

On behalf of the German Design Council Leise designed the whole visual appearance of the project «Design Deutschland 2011» in addition to its exhibition architecture.

The work included the development of the key visual, the 50-page booklet, exhibit signage, invitation card, stickers, tote bag and facade banner.

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New Exhibition Design 02

In July 2010 the avedition Stuttgart published the book «New Exhibition Design 02 / Neue Ausstellungsgestaltung 02», including selected scenographic projects, fair and exhibition designs of international architects and designers.

Under the heading «Experiment / Avant-garde» the authors and publishers Philipp Teufel and Uwe J. Reinhardt refer to the project «40 Private Objects Identified» designed by Leise, which was shown in January 2007 at Kölnischer Kunstverein.

ISBN 978-3-89986-125-9
Deutsch, Englisch

A detailed project report will follow shortly.